Good news, everyone! The War on Christmas™ is back! Bill O’Reilly has gotten the ball rolling early this season, and on his show tonight, O’Reilly faced off with David Silverman, the president of American Atheists, over evil secularists and such trying to stab an icicle in the beating heart of Old Saint Nick. It started pleasantly enough, with O’Reilly telling Silverman he is dead wrong, but as the O’Reilly Christmas kettle started to boil, he went into a whole tirade over Silverman and his “merry band of fascists” trying to destroy Christmas.

O’Reilly made it clear that he has nothing personal against Silverman, but he’s bothered by atheists trying to “mess around” with his proud Christmas traditions. Silverman argued that his agenda is simply to make sure the government does not promote one religion over another. O’Reilly’s counterpoint? “Christianity is not a religion, it is a philosophy.”

I’m going to pause here to give you time to Google or Bing “Christianity” so you can confirm for yourselves that it is a religion.

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