Donald R. McClarey

What This Is All About

The motivation to destroy Brett Kavanaugh comes down to one issue:  abortion.  With Kavanaugh on the court the odds are high that Roe will either be overturned or vastly scaled back.  To most Leftists abortion is a sacrament and a

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Donald R. McClarey

Object Lesson

  John Hinderacker at Powerline is on the money in his explanation as to what the Democrats are up to in the Kavanaugh smear:   To some extent, the Democrats’ bizarre smear campaign against Kavanaugh is explicable on short-term political

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Donald R. McClarey

There is No Right Not to Be Offended By Ideas

“If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.” George Orwell British comedian John Cleese has usually, but not entirely, been on the political left, but his stand against

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Donald R. McClarey

A Rose By Any Other Name Will Not Smell as Sweet

We live in deeply mendacious times, and we see it in the Leftist drive to alter reality by altering the words and phrases we use.  Welfare handouts become entitlements.  Illegal aliens become undocumented immigrants.  Abortion becomes reproductive health.  Violent Leftist 

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Donald R. McClarey

Big Sis Explains 1984

  All rulers in all ages have tried to impose a false view of the world upon their followers. George Orwell, 1984   Hillary in What Happened, her non-apologia for being the most inept major party Presidential candidate in American

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Donald R. McClarey

Quotes Suitable for Framing: George Orwell

“Every record has been destroyed or falsified, every book rewritten, every picture has been repainted, every statue and street building has been renamed, every date has been altered. And the process is continuing day by day and minute by minute.

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Orwell With a Laugh Track

    I am beginning to think that the easiest way to understand this Pontificate is to imagine a screenplay about a papacy written by George Orwell that is also a black comedy.  With furor among Catholics around the globe

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Pastoral: What Crimes Are Committed In Thy Name

      Dale Price at Dyspeptic Mutterings calls upon Orwell to explain this Orwellian time in the history of the Church:     “If thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought.” Just a slight edit. ‘You are a

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Quotes Suitable for Framing: George Orwell

    A humanitarian is always a hypocrite, and Kipling’s understanding of this is perhaps the central secret of his power to create telling phrases. It would be difficult to hit off the one-eyed pacifism of the English in fewer

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Wendy Davis is Pro-life and War is Peace

      Hattip to Mary Katharine Ham at Hot Air.  Wendy Davis, Texas State Senator, who won her Senate seat running as a pro-abort with the help of the man who was and is the head of the Catholic Campaign for Human Development, and

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Devils’ Bargain

The 74th anniversary of the Nazi-Soviet agreement.  Two of the three great mass murderers of the last century, Mao would complete the trio, the marriage of convenience of Hitler and Stalin signaled the onset of World War II.  Communists who had

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Tolerance and the American Left

From Reason TV.  It is funny until one ponders that we live in a time where a broad swathe of Americans are able to be simultaneously unremittingly hostile to people who have the temerity to hold views differing from theirs on political

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Kermit Gosnell: Symbol of our Times

  The trial of Kermit Gosnell, the symbol of our age of abortion, is proceeding:     A medical assistant told a jury Tuesday that she snipped the spines of at least 10 babies during unorthodox late-term abortions at a

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We Didn’t Mean Intellectual Diversity!

  Don’t you see the whole aim of Newspeak is to narrow the language of thought? In the end we shall make thoughtcrime literally impossible because there will be no words in which to express it. George Orwell, 1984 You

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A Baby by any Other Name

Hattip to Pat Archbold at Creative Minority Report for the video gently lampooning the twisted language employed by pro-aborts to attempt to deny the humanity of the unborn. George Orwell, who literally wrote the book on how totalitarian regimes use

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Attack Watch!!!!!

You know, sometimes I suspect there are forces within the Obama administration attempting to throw the upcoming presidential election race.  The most recent evidence of this is a truly Orwellian website, Attack Watch, at which Obama supporters can report unfair attacks

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George Orwell the Obama Administration is On the Phone

Hattip to Christopher Johnson at the Midwest Conservative Journal. I would note at the outset that this is not one of The Onion parodies I like to play from time to time on this blog.  With the Obama administration however, the

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Life Imitates Art

Orwell’s two minute hate from 1984 is brought to film in the above video.  Below is a video montage of tweets calling for the death of Sarah Palin which went out after the Giffords shootings.  (Strong content advisory:  many of

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