Donald R. McClarey

Our Obscene Age

In regard to President Trump, as faithful readers of this blog know, when he ran in 2016 I long refused to support him.  It was only in September of 2016 that I reluctantly supported him after his pledge to pro-life

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Donald R. McClarey

Buzzfeed Does A Hit Piece on Father Z

Well this is interesting.  Internet media powerhouse Buzzfeed has a lengthy piece going after Father Z.  Go here to read it.  Go here to read 1Peter5’s take on it.  This is all very odd since Buzzfeed usually has as much

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Donald R. McClarey

Lies, Damned Lies and Statistics

You will be reading in the mainstream media all about a poll by Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) that purports to show that white Christians make up only 43% of the population of this fair land of freedom.  Go here

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Ted Cruz Refuses to Play by the Media’s Rules

Having liberal media figures moderating presidential debates is insane from the perspective of anyone supporting the GOP, or simply interested in basic fairness.  Why Republicans put up with it every four years is beyond me.  Last night Senator Ted Cruz (R.

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When Is News, Not News?

“The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is.” Winston Churchill       When the media perceives it will hurt the Democrat Party:     Thousands of protestors showed

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A Horrific Crime You Will Probably Hear Little About

    May the souls of the three murder victims rest in peace.  You probably won’t hear much about this crime:   Police say a dispute over a parking space spurred the murder Tuesday of three North Carolina college students,

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Lèse-majesté

      I always have believed that the South Side Messiah views himself as something like the Sun King, and we are finding out that the powers that be in the mainstream media had a similar view of him:

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Except Us

    A brilliant piece by Brandon McGinley at The Federalist on the ongoing journalistic malpractice when it comes to abortion.  Legal abortion on demand largely exists in this country because the public is shielded by a pro-abort media from the every

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The Pefectly Partisan Media

      If there is anyone who doubts that almost all the media functions today as unpaid press agents for the Democrat party, today’s presidential press conference should erase all doubts.  Allahpundit of Hot Air explains why: It ran

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How Can You Tell When a Pro-life Ad is Effective?

When it is rejected by what is laughingly called the mainstream media. A national pro-life organization is outraged after three major American newspapers rejected a pro-life ad as “too controversial.” The Chicago Tribune, USA Today, and the LA Times refused to run an advertisement

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Gosnell Grand Jury Report: A Mirror For Our Times

Miracles do happen.  The uproar over the non-coverage of the abortionist Kermit Gosnell’s murder trial is forcing the mainstream media to cover it.  A good starting point for media coverage is the Gosnell grand-jury report.  Here are some selections from some

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The Narrative Patrol

Media row at the Kermit Gosnell patient and infant murder trial. Dale Price at Dyspeptic Mutterings nails the media attempt to spike the Kermit Gosnell Murder Trial story: There is no area of American politics in which the press is

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Krauthammer and Powers on the Gosnell Trial Media Blackout

Hmmm, now this is interesting.  Both Charles Krauthammer and Kirsten Powers are pro-aborts, but they are also both outraged by the media blackout on the murder trial of abortionist Kermit Gosnell: Chaos” isn’t really the story here. Butchering babies that were

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How Many Dead Babies?

      The trial of abortionist Kermit Gosnell continues, although if you depended on television for your news or most major newspapers you would be almost completely ignorant of that fact.  Here is some testimony from yesterday:   When Assistant District

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Is Media Bias An Even Bigger Problem Now?

One of the reasons my more pessimistic (and, as it turns out, realistic) friends cited for believing that Mitt Romney would lose is media bias. I dismissed this not so much because I don’t believe that media bias isn’t an

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Pat Caddell: These People Have No Honor

Pat Caddell, Jimmy Carter’s pollster and a long time Democrat political operative, said it all last night on the Jeanine Pirro show on Fox  about the Benghazi coverup and the unwillingness of much of the Mainstream Media to cover it for fear that

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A Thrill Up Their Legs

    The first Presidential Debate will be tomorrow.  Peter Roff at US News and World Report gives us a sample of what we can expect from the unpaid Obama Press Agents most of the Mainstream Media in the coverage the

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Distrust in Media Hits Record High

I am shocked, shocked, to report that Gallup finds a steep decrease in faith in unpaid Obama press agents the media. The record distrust in the media, based on a survey conducted Sept. 6-9, 2012, also means that negativity toward

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Gingrich vs. the Abortion Extremists

    Newt Gingrich was a very flawed candidate in the Republican primary race, but no one is better than he is at pointing out blatant media bias.  He did so on Sunday on Meet the Press, pointing out the

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The New York Times and the Hive Mind

        Arthur Brisbane was the Public Editor (ombudsman) for The New York Times.  In his last column he made this observation:   I also noted two years ago that I had taken up the public editor duties believing

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The Ballad of Jennifer Rubin

Jennifer Rubin sent a strong message today.  She wants Mitt Romney to know that she’s got his back every bit as much as Ann Coulter. Rubin makes a lot of hay over the fact that Rick Santorum never visited Afghanistan, and has

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The Courage of the New York Times

  Recently the New York Times ran a Catholic bashing ad calling for Liberal Catholics to desert the Faith.  The ad was sponsored by the virulently anti-Catholic atheist group Freedom From Religion.  Go here to read a superb evisceration of

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Ross Douthat’s Readers Prove his Point

I can easily imagine from their comments how much it galls the typical readers of the New York Times to read opinion pieces by Ross Douthat.  Today he explains to his reader the extreme media bias on the issue of abortion. Conservative

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Bias? What Bias?

  The bias of most of the main stream media is well known, but a current example by CBS is beyond parody: Over the years, pro-life activists have come to accept that the media isn’t interested in their annual March

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Archbishop Chaput and the Media

One of the most irritating aspects of life for faithful American Catholics over the past several decades has been how quiet most of our bishops have been in the face of outrageous attacks on the Church.  Too many of our

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Newsweek and the Demonization of Michele Bachmann

Newsweek, the newsmagazine worth every cent of the dollar it was recently sold for, is running a hit piece against Congresswoman Michele Bachmann this week.  They aren’t especially subtle about what they are doing as the cover indicates:    

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Some Gaffes Are More Equal Than Others

I don’t know Klavan on the Culture.  I had always assumed that the media downplays gaffes by Obama because he is obviously a genius and that therefore when he makes a gaffe it is simply a mistake, and no big deal. 

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The Vast JournoList Conspiracy

UPDATED BELOW The vast JournoList conspiracy can be called over-heated rhetoric. But then again, facts get in the way. The liberal staff writer for the Washington Post, Howard Kurtz, agrees with me on the left-leaning JournoList: To conservatives, it is

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