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Sara Palin writing new book about how Christmas is all about Jesus and nothing else

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In this Feb. 11, 2012 file photo, Sarah Palin, the GOP candidate for vice-president in 2008, and former Alaska governor speaks in Washington. Palin has a deal with HarperCollins for "A Happy Holiday IS a Merry Christmas," scheduled for November. HarperCollins announced Monday, March 11, 2013 that the book will criticize the "over-commercialism" and "homogenization" of Christmas and call for a renewed emphasis on the religious importance. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Sarah Palin has a new book coming, this time about Christmas.

The former Republican vice presidential candidate and Alaska governor has a deal with HarperCollins for “A Happy Holiday IS a Merry Christmas,” scheduled for November. HarperCollins announced Monday that the book will criticize the “over-commercialism” and “homogenization” of Christmas and call for a renewed emphasis on the religious importance.

“Amidst the fragility of this politically correct era, it is imperative that we stand up for our beliefs before the element of faith in a glorious and traditional holiday like Christmas is marginalized and ignored,” Palin said in a statement released through her publisher. “This will be a fun, festive, thought provoking book, which will encourage all to see what is possible when we unite in defense of our faith and ignore the politically correct Scrooges who would rather take Christ out of Christmas.”

Financial terms were not disclosed. Palin was again represented by Washington attorney Robert Barnett, who negotiated deals for Palin’s “Going Rogue” and “America by Heart.” Both books were released by HarperCollins.

According to the publisher, the book will advocate “reserving Jesus Christ in Christmas — whether in public displays, school concerts (or) pageants. Palin also “will share personal memories and traditions from her own Christmases and illustrate the reasons why the celebration of Jesus Christ’s nativity is the centerpiece of her faith.”

RYOT NOTE: I think we can all predict how this books is gonna go. Yeah, some people celebrate Christmas, but others don’t. You can celebrate Festivus for all we care, as long as you’re happy and with the ones you love. Why do some people feel the need to jam their religious beliefs down others’ throats? It just makes no sense. Anyway, one of our favorite Christmas-related organizations is the Salvation Army. Sure, you see them jingling their bells around the holidays, but they work year round to help those in need. Consider supporting their work with a donation, or by sharing this story.

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