Donald R. McClarey

Do as I Say, Not as I Do

    News that I missed, courtesy of The Babylon Bee:   URBANA, IL—In a moving speech delivered Friday, President Barack Obama called for the nation to turn from fear, anger, and resentment, despite having stoked these emotions at every

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Donald R. McClarey

Nuts

Yeah, Trump has most definitely driven some people crazy, for example Jill Abrahamson, former New York Times executive editor:   It’s easy to look at what’s happening in Washington DC and despair. That’s why I carry a little plastic Obama

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Things to Do to Observe Obama Day

  The State of Illinois now celebrates each August 4 as Obama Day, a state holiday.  It is a curious holiday in that state workers will remain on the job.  President Reagan has a similar non-holiday, holiday in Illinois.  So

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Cult of Personality

  The sendoff of Saturday Night Live to the worst President of my lifetime, which is about to stretch back 60 years.  It is sort of precious, the Obama kids all grown up:     Too bad kids that he

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Abraham Lincoln Sums Up the Obama Years

“It is said an Eastern monarch once charged his wise men to invent him a sentence to be ever in view, and which should be true and appropriate in all times and situations. They presented him the words, “And this

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Obama Commutes Sentence of Un-Repentant Terrorist

    I have been highly critical of President Obama.  In the closing days of his term in office I see that I have not been critical enough:   The last imprisoned member of the Puerto Rican independence group that

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Obama: Founder of the Modern Republican Party

  Michael Goodwin sums up the Obama years:   So this is how it ends — in a whimper wrapped in self-pity and recriminations. With President Obama on the defensive at his final press conference and Hillary Clinton’s last campaign

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Notre Dame: Obama Yes, Trump No

    I am shocked, shocked.  Matt Archbold brings us the news that Notre Dame, which gave pro-abort Obama a thunderous reception as their guest of honor at the 2009 commencement, is considering not inviting President Trump: In surprising comments reported by The

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The Parasite Obama

  Too easy: Other presidents have mountains named after them. They’re the namesakes for high schools, boulevards, space centers, libraries, airports, and elk. George Washington has the capital of our country named for him, for crying out loud. But how many

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Gun to a Knife Fight

    Remember the outrage among the media when Obama said this back in 2008:   Chozick, June 13, 2008: He [Obama] warned that the general election campaign could get ugly. “They’re going to try to scare people. They’re going to

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Prison Cuba

A reminder that as our President makes nice with the jailers who run it, Cuba is a vast island prison:     Pérez was among more than 200 arrested yesterday, according to Patriotic Union of Cuba (UNPACU) leader José Daniel

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Ten Ways in Which Obama is Just Like Lincoln!

  The New York Post has a story entitled “Did Obama Actually Follow in Lincoln’s Footsteps?” After I stopped choking with laughter, I decided to write a post about how Obama is just like the Great Emancipator: 1. They both resided

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Some Religions Are More Equal Than Others

  Shame on you if you think the Obama administration did this to curry favor with Muslims!   The nation’s pork producers are in an uproar after the federal government abruptly removed bacon, pork chops, pork links, ham and all other pig

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Dishonor and War

  Austin Bay at Strategy Page explains why the Iranian Arms Deal increases the likelihood of nuclear war in the Middle East:     An Iranian nuclear arms deal? Arms controllers hailed the post-World War 1 Washington Naval Arms Treaty

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Obama Yawns

One of my favorite liberals, Kirsten Powers, takes aim at Obama’s silence about the worldwide persecution of Christians:   What do you call it when 12 men are drowned at sea for praying to Jesus? Answer: Religious persecution. Yet, when

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Miss me Yet?

  Moe Lane reminds us of the Bush years:   In no particular order: Gas prices were low. So was unemployment. The labor participation rate was higher. Minority representation in the middle class was increasing. We had a manned space

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Cheyenne Mountain Redux

  Unless the Pentagon finally got the Stargate to work, this is ominous:   Washington (AFP) – The US military command that scans North America’s skies for enemy missiles and aircraft plans to move its communications gear to a Cold

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Obama a Christian?

    Midwest Conservative Journal brings to our attention that Obama continues his pretense of being a Christian in order to bash Christians:     If there’s one thing I love, it’s a quote which doesn’t even require “fisking”. At

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50 Shades of Barack Obama

  As in most abusive relationships between adults, the abuser is the chief villain while the abused shows a severe deficit of common sense.  That basically sums up American history since 2008.

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Netanyahu Wins and Obama Loses

   TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s ruling Likud Party scored a resounding victory in the country’s election, final results showed Wednesday, a stunning turnaround after a tight race that had put his lengthy rule

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Quotes Suitable For Framing: Bobby Jindal

    Catholic convert and Governor of Louisiana Bobby Jindal wasted no time in responding with humor to President Obama’s wretched exercise in moral equivalency at the National Prayer Breakfast:   “It was nice of the President to give us a

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They Serve Sauron and have Forgotten Their Own Names

  John C. Wright, Science Fiction author and convert from atheism to Catholicism, is on fire:   Something rotten, very rotten has happened to the Left just in my lifetime. They used to be champions of free speech; and now

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The Old Issue

  “Here is nothing new nor aught unproven,” say the Trumpets, “Many feet have worn it and the road is old indeed. “It is the King—the King we schooled aforetime !” (Trumpets in the marshes—in the eyot at Runnymede!) “Here

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King Obama

    In Federalist 69 Alexander Hamilton responded to the criticism that the Presidency under the proposed Constitution established an elective monarchy which would be a perpetual threat to American liberties:   Hence it appears that, except as to the concurrent

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The Anti-FDR

  Overshadowed by Republican victories in Congress, Republican control of state legislatures is the real story out of last Tuesday’s elections:   The Republican wave that hit the U.S. Congress in Tuesday’s midterm election also boosted the party in state

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Back When We Had A Real President

When the Soviets downed KAL Flight 007 on September 1, 1983 it felt to most Americans that the world was spinning out of control and that we might well be headed towards war.  With the above speech the nation was reassured

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Impotence as Foreign Policy: Part II

Fresh off their laurels of establishing that the US has no policy regarding Vladimir Putin except to post disapproving internet pics, go here to read all about it, the Obama administration is trying the same thing in regard to the kidnaping of hundreds

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The Chicago Way: Bernardin and Obama

I have long thought that the Church is quite able to deal with outside enemies.  The true difficulties for the Church are from forces within the Church who aid and abet outside enemies.  Nicholas G. Hahn III, editor at Real Clear Religion, gives us

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PopeWatch: Obama and Limbaugh

  Well, what do you know.  The most anti-Catholic President in our nation’s history is suddenly quoting popes. During a Wednesday speech on income equality, Obama remarked, “Across the developed world, inequality has increased. Some of you may have seen

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