Tag Archives: Rhetoric

WaPo on Planned Parenthood and ALCU suing in Wisconsin

Pay attention to the language in “news” reports from the MSM.  There is often a rhetorical battle being waged at the level of word choices.  Background on the Wisconsin story HERE.
From WaPo:
Planned Parenthood, ACLU sue Wisconsin over abortion law
Planned Parenthood … Continue reading

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How liberal Chicago Politicians (chuckle) reacted to Card. George and Chick-fil-A. Fr. Z rants.

From the Washington Times (the sane paper of the Capitol city):
Chick-fil-A still ruffling [Chicago alderman] Proco Joe Moreno’s feathers
By Peter V. Bella [retired Chicago Police Officer, freelance journalist and photojournalist, cook, and raconteur. WDTPRS likes retired cops... a lot.]
CHICAGO August … Continue reading

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The most recent rubbish from the WaPo’s E.J. Dionne. Fr. Z responds.

From WaPo:
I’m not quitting the church
By E.J. Dionne Jr.
Published: May 13 [Mother's Day]
Recently, a group called the Freedom from Religion Foundation (FFRF) [Coincidentally based in ultra-liberal Madison, WI, where the great Bp. Morlino has been placed by God to work … Continue reading

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The Problem With Toning Down the Rhetoric – And Why We Probably Won’t Do It

The Problem With Toning Down the Rhetoric – And Why We Probably Won’t Do It
Some of my Catholic friends have been urging me and others on the Catholic right to tone down the rhetoric when it comes to discussing issues … Continue reading

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