Donald R. McClarey

PopeWatch: Jokester

Many observers of Pope Francis fail to realize what a superb sense of humor he has.  Here is a sample:   Pope Francis said he reacted “with a sense of humour” to the accusation of heresy made against him earlier

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Donald R. McClarey

News to Her

    News that I missed, courtesy of The Babylon Bee: WASHINGTON, D.C.—After Hillary Clinton once again suggested that Donald Trump was an illegitimate president, one unfortunate staffer was forced to be the one to gently inform her that she

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Donald R. McClarey

Father of Mostly True Lies

News that I missed, courtesy of The Babylon Bee: U.S.—As the only unbiased arbiter of truth in a world of fake news, Snopes continues to expand its selfless mission to fact-check all the things everywhere. Whether they’re calling out a

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Donald R. McClarey

The America We Grew Up In

“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will

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Donald R. McClarey

Well, That Explains It

News that I missed, courtesy of The Babylon Bee: WASHINGTON, D.C.—After Representative Adam Schiff came under scrutiny for reading a fake version of the phone call between President Donald Trump and the president of Ukraine, Schiff was forced to admit

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Donald R. McClarey

Trust the Government

News that I missed, courtesy of The Babylon Bee: KENT, OH—While speaking at Kent State University, Beto O’Rourke—who is allegedly running for president—cited Nazi firing squads as grounds for taking guns away from private citizens. “These Nazis used guns to shoot their

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Hang Ups

  News that I missed, courtesy of The Babylon Bee: WASHINGTON, D.C.—The recently released transcript of Trump and the Ukrainian president contained many juicy tidbits for pundits to argue over. But perhaps the most interesting part was the conclusion of

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Swimmingly

Any day with a new Lutheran Satire video is a good day.  Who knew that Bart Ehrman was a swimmer?

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Donald R. McClarey

Poor Puppet

News that I missed, courtesy of The Babylon Bee: NEW YORK, NY—Climate activist and adolescent Greta Thunberg gave a passionate speech at the UN Climate Action Summit in New York, declaring, “How dare you? You have stolen my dreams and

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Donald R. McClarey

PopeWatch: Experimental

From the only reliable source of news on the net, The Onion:   VATICAN CITY—Saying that he wouldn’t recommend such an invasive course of action unless the situation was dire, Pope Francis told a sinner Thursday that a risky experimental

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Donald R. McClarey

100 Things Every Man Should Know

  For the weekend.  100 Things to Remember (1999) by the late great Tim Wilson.  My bride has described it as The Gods of the Copybook Headings for hillbillies.

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What Did Christmas Ever Do To Him?

  “The most merciful thing in the world, I think, is the inability of the human mind to correlate all its contents… some day the piecing together of dissociated knowledge will open up such terrifying vistas of reality, and of

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Hypocrisy

    “All the Fake News That’s Fit to Print.“ Slogan of The New York Times     News that I missed, courtesy of The Babylon Bee:   U.S.—Many on the right have reacted with outrage to The New York

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Donald R. McClarey

The New York Times Has the Goods on Kavanaugh Now!

  News that I missed, courtesy of The Babylon Bee: NEW YORK, NY—Many people criticized the New York Times’ recent piece bringing to light new and recycled Brett Kavanaugh allegations, especially after the website issued a disclaimer admitting basically nobody

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Donald R. McClarey

PopeWatch: Coincidence

News that PopeWatch missed, courtesy of The Babylon Bee: PARIS—Well, seems there was a bit of bad luck in the Notre Dame fire last week. While most of the relics and artwork were saved, one thing didn’t survive: all the

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Donald R. McClarey

Toxic Masculinity

To be a normal woman you need normal men around you. Livia, I, Claudius   News that I missed, courtesy of The Babylon Bee:   U.S.—As society becomes increasingly dominated by nerds, hipsters, and computer programmers, people have fixated on

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Donald R. McClarey

“Saint” Pete Explains It All

  News that I missed, courtesy of The Babylon Bee:   U.S.—Mayor Pete Buttigieg has come under fire after claiming that life only begins when you register as a Democrat. “Many conservative ‘Christians’ have bought into this lie that life

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Bohemian Misery

  Hattip to Instapundit. What is the Internet for except to argue with complete strangers and watch cat videos?  

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Donald R. McClarey

Be Prepared

  This is incredibly difficult for me to do but I feel that it’s necessary to come forward and expose the type of person that Trump will select for the Supreme Court of the great country. I was raped by

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Donald R. McClarey

Lebensunwertes Leben

News that I missed, courtesy of The Babylon Bee:   BERLIN—In the basement of an old building near Berlin, Holocaust researchers discovered something incredible: a perfectly preserved Nazi propaganda video. In the historical footage, dated to around 1942, a female Nazi

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Donald R. McClarey

At Least It Would Be An Improvement

News that I missed, courtesy of The Babylon Bee: U.S.—Well, this is embarrassing. As Joe Biden was answering a question during CNN’s 742-hour town hall on climate change last night, his head fell off, casting doubt on his ability to

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Donald R. McClarey

Weathervanes

Will, I’d trust you with my life. But not your principles. You see, we speak of being anchored to our principles. But if the weather turns nasty you up with an anchor and let it down where there’s less wind,

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Fair Trade

News that I missed, courtesy of The Babylon Bee: WASHINGTON, D.C.—During a cabinet meeting this week, President Trump proposed a bold new strategy for protecting Americans from future earthquakes: Nuke California. California has long been known for being home to

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Donald R. McClarey

Biden the Eternal Hero

    News that I missed, courtesy of The Babylon Bee:   HANOVER, NH—At a New Hampshire campaign stop, presidential candidate Joe Biden claimed he was at Mount Doom 3,000 years ago when Isildur decided to take the Ring instead

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Bumper Sticker Politics

News that I missed, courtesy of The Babylon Bee:   SANTA CRUZ, CA—Mandatory Tolerance, LLC is a Santa Cruz-based internet company that manufacturers bumper stickers, T-shirts, and other merchandise for the left, offering their goods and services on the free market

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Sorry!

  News that I missed, courtesy of The Babylon Bee: ATLANTA, GA—CNN has apologized to Stalin and Mao after a guest compared the brutal dictators to Donald Trump. “I am so sorry to all of Stalin and Mao’s brave supporters,”

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Death to Ratings

  News that I missed courtesy of The Babylon Bee:   ATLANTA, GA—CNN host Brian Stelter blamed President Trump for the network’s falling ratings Sunday, accusing the president of killing millions upon millions of people that otherwise might have tuned

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