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It is never fully explained in the song. Christmas Eve could be their first date or the anniversary of their courtship. Regardless, he and she entered the relationship with open hearts and high hopes. But the romance degrades quickly in a sea of drugs and unemployment, presumably. They turn on each other in a fit of name calling:blockquote> em>You’re a bum br> You’re a punk br> You’re an old slut on junk br> Lying there almost dead on a drip in that bed br> You scumbag, you maggot br> You cheap lousy faggot br> Happy Christmas? Your arse br> I pray God it’s our last /em> /blockquote>
Never fear. He and she reconcile in the end. Kind of.blockquote> em>I could have been someone
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?