He sounds about exactly how I think in regards to the whole Merry Christmas/Happy holidays thing in public. Skip up to 1:45 if you want to see exactly how I feel. He also gives the situation in which I personally say Merry Christams to a retail associate instead of Happy Holidays [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WeI5CraQfU0[/ame] For John Stossel's common sense Full Transcript (Excerpt i'm referring to below) STOSSEL: Except sometimes they do say, "Merry Christmas," but some customers complain that it wasn't being said enough. O'REILLY: Enough. STOSSEL: But that's the beauty of the free market. If you don't like their presentation — some of these companies are more sensitive about wanting to appeal to non-Christians — the market will sort it out. If you don't like it, you won't go there. If enough people don't like it, they'll lose business and probably change their policy. O'REILLY: Now, as a libertarian, you don't really care whether people say, "Merry Christmas." STOSSEL: I do not care. O'REILLY: So you walk in and somebody goes, "Happy Holidays," that doesn't bother you at all? STOSSEL: Doesn't bother me. O'REILLY: Do you say, "Happy Holidays" back, or do you say "Merry Christmas"? STOSSEL: Sometimes I say "Merry Christmas," just to — if I think they're being politically correct, I say, "Merry Christmas"... O'REILLY: Just to annoy them. STOSSEL: ...just to annoy them. O'REILLY: OK, that's the kind of guy you are. STOSSEL: Yes.