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Nolte: Corona Killjoys Put an End to Sitting on Santa’s Lap

According to the CDC, the coronavirus survival rate is right around 99.6 percent. For people aged 0-19, the survival rate is something like 99.997 percent. For those under 70, the survival rate is somewhere between 99.5 percent and 99.997 percent. And look at what we’re doing to children during Christmas: We’re putting little kids in masks when they visit Santa Claus, and we’re sequestering Santa inside a plastic bubble, or behind a plastic shield.

A man dressed as St Nicholas (Father Christmas or Santa Claus) stands handing out surgical masks next to the lit Christmas tree after the lighting ceremony, in the centre of Israel's Mediterranean coastal city of Jaffa on December 6, 2020, as part of efforts against the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. (Photo …

Muslim Politicians Push Alcohol Ban in Indonesia

A group of political parties in the Indonesian parliament are seeking an all-out ban on alcohol, including the production, distribution and sale of it in the country, which has the largest Muslim population in the world.

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