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    Like many local merchants, the Knob Creek Gun Range in West Point is running a sale this holiday season. But betting that only infuriated Christians buy guns (likely to stock up for The War on Christmas), per its radio ads, the discounts only apply to shoppers who mention the ad and

    • say "Merry Christmas"
    • sing Silent Night
    • name all of Santa's reindeer, backwards
    • say "Happy birthday, Jesus"

    What I'll say: nasty stereotypes about Kentucky don't invent themselves; the good Christian folk at Knob Creek Gun Range help perpetuate them. Toda!

    Louisville.com's The Arena section features opinions from active participants in the city's politics. Their viewpoints are not those of Louisville.com (a website is an inanimate object and, as such, has no opinions).

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    I'm a freelance writer, focusing on travel, food, and A&E. I've contributed to Condé Nast Traveler, Fox News, The Wall Street Journal, Air Canada's enRoute, Gawker Media's Gridskipper and Deadspin, USA Today, BlackBook, and Curbed. Previously I was a senior editor at Aol Travel and MapQuest. And, before that, director of content and editorial strategy for Louisville.com. I also was the founding editor of Eater Louisville. Washington, DC based. Boston born. Kentucky Colonel.

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