Phil McGraw Lies

Dr. Phil’s testimony “reckless and false” says press release

WASHINGTON / July 25, 2011 – Stop Abusive and Violent Environments, a national victim-advocacy organization, is charging that Dr. Phillip McGraw, a TV personality known to many as Dr. Phil, made claims at a recent Senate committee hearing that were “reckless and false.”

Dr. McGraw’s testimony was given during a July 13 hearing on the Violence Against Women Act held by the Senate Judiciary Committee. McGraw, a psychologist, often appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show.

During his testimony, Dr. McGraw made repeated statements about violence against women, but glossed over the widespread problem of abuse against men. McGraw made a number of claims that were flatly wrong, SAVE alleges.

Dr. McGraw asserted that “Domestic violence is now the most common cause of injury to women ages 15 to 44.” But the actual leading causes of injury to women are falls, overexertion, and car accidents. McGraw told the senators that “In too many situations violence against women, young and old, is almost treated as an ‘acceptable crime.’”But that statement ignores research showing over 90% of Americans abhor domestic violence.

Dr. McGraw’s testimony “is reminiscent of the Jim Crow rape scares that focused on black-on-white rape, while studiously ignoring the problem of white-on-white sexual assault,” the SAVE letter explains.

“Two weeks ago Catherine Becker allegedly sliced off her husband’s penis and tossed it in the garbage disposal,” notes SAVE spokesman Philip Cook. “The gruesome incident took place just miles from Dr. Phil’s southern California home. But by the time Dr. McGraw arrived in Washington for the hearing, all awareness of male victimization seemingly had vanished from his mind.”

Women are as physically aggressive, or more aggressive, than men in their relationships with their spouses or male partners, according to a research summary compiled by Dr. Martin Fiebert of California State University.

A copy of the SAVE letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee can be seen here:

About S.A.V.E.

Stop Abusive and Violent Environments – SAVE — is a 501(c)3 victim advocacy organization dedicated to strengthening the Violence Against Women Act and ending partner abuse.

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  • scatmaster
    • 4thtroika

      I heard his next book’s going to be called, “Hi. I’m A Pussy And Robin Has My Nuts.”

      • crypter27

        Hahaha funny,I hate that mangina Dr Phil & ofcouse the feminist would use Dr Phil as their white knight.

    • Perseus

      I feel a meme coming on…

  • Jack Mehoffer

    So – THIS is who our Congress goes to for facts?
    Wow. Dr. Phil isn’t even a real doctor!
    Most people with an IQ cracking three digits knows he’s nothing but a cheap, greasy grifter.

    • Masculist Man

      Just like Okrah Windbag.

      • scatmaster

        Just like Okrah Windbag.

        Now that’s funny.

    • Fizzy

      Next we’ll have Tom Cruise giving advice to fighter pilots.

      • scatmaster

        Next we’ll have Tom Cruise giving advice to fighter pilots.

        Welcome to America and I include my home country of Canada in that remark.

      • Perseus


    • crypter27

      so true

  • scatmaster
  • DogFace Soldier

    People like Dr. Phil are scam artists. The reason people like Dr. Phil are so successful is because they tell people, mostly women, what they want to hear. Dr. Phil’s television show and books put 99.9% of the blame on men. Most women do not want to acknowledge their faults because they live in a culture that does not hold them accountable. Most men accept too much blame because they live in a culture where “manning up” is considered a badge of honor. Most women need to do some soul-searching in an attempt to realize they are human beings, not perfect angels. Most men need to take a hard look in the mirror and tell themselves they need to regain some self-respect. People like Dr. Phil laugh all the way to the bank because they can’t believe people buy into their garbage self-help ideas without ever questioning whether or not the ideas have any merit.

    Dr. Phil could tell his audience that 99 out of 100 women will get sexually assaulted in their lifetimes, and the sheep in the audience would just nod their heads.

  • Pierce Harlan

    Do not take this lightly. Twenty years ago, the federal Bureau of Justice statistics estimated that .05 percent of women had been raped. But rape activists insisted this had to be too low, and in connection with the passage of VAWA, some testified in Congressional to change the laws to treat rape far more seriously. One such activist testified that the real percentage of women raped was more than 25 percent.

    Do you know who that was? Mary Koss. Koss, many readers know, was instrumental in molding the perception that rape is rampant. Her landmark study that 27% percent of all American women have been raped has long been discredited, but the persons who control the public discourse about rape never got the message.

    P.S. Some Koss trivia. In her infamous study, she cited the work of a feminist darling to support her findings. His name was Eugene Kanin. Kanin only became a nitwit later when his false rape report didn’t echo the preferred narrative. (For all you who challenge Kanin’s methodology — as if you’ve ever even read his report — please explain the methodology of the 2007 DOJ-funded study cited by the Dept. of Education in connection with its April 4 directive that relied on self-selecting respondents.)

    • Promoman

      They got the message: the truth. They realized that they’d have everything to gain by lying and everything to lose by conforming to the truth.

    • crypter27

      The rise of the internet has debunked allot of this bullshit.

  • Promoman

    A study needs to be done regarding exactly who triggers the long term events and incidents leading up to DV. It’s already known by law enforcement that women start the violence in most instances but why not look further down the latrine and see exactly how they ride people, how often, and start a tally. I guarantee you that women will put up numbers that need scientific notation compared to men’s tally. Another thing to consider is lesbian relationships. There’s a lot of slappin’ when the couples aren’t in bed strappin’.

  • Raven001

    Dr. Phil is asmuch a doctor as Colonel Sanders was a military man.

    From Dr. Phil on wikipedia:
    “The book reported that McGraw allegedly used unethical business practices in a gym business early in his career, that he was allegedly abusive to his first wife, and was also allegedly abusive to his staff, while noting that he overcame adversity through setting goals and was persistent in achieving success. The book received no promotional help from McGraw or his associates.`”
    Maybe that is why he thinks MEN are abusive, because he is abusive himself and extrapolates painting all men to be like him so he doesn`t feel like such a shit for being the way he is.
    Also, he has had no licence to practice since 2006……… So, stop calling the fool doctor.

    • Raven01

      “McGraw married his first wife, an ex-cheerleader and homecoming queen named Debbie Higgins McCall, in 1970, when he was 20 years old.[10] According to her, McGraw was domineering and would not allow her to participate in the family business. She claimed that she was confined to domestic duties, which included lifting weights to improve her bustline.” wikipedia

      Yep, he is a feminist alright.
      Any tips on displaying images from photobucket here. The system ate posts but may have been due to logging out and now back in have`t found which works on wordpress.

    • Things Are Bad

      Projection never fails.

  • Jack Mehoffer

    From now on I will refer to ‘Dr.’ Phil as Ms. Phil.

    • Poester99

      Land Phil

      • scatmaster

        Land Phil

        I see what you did there and I lol’d.

    • TheOrangeOne

      No, he deserves no honorific at all. McGraw will do just fine, just like any name of an alleged abuser that he helps to ultimately frame up on national television before they even have a hearing. Let it be sown deep into his name itself, that it is tainted with escalating the horror that is now in our courts. Honorifics, no matter how casual or professional they may be, merit a respected position, no matter how low or high. He deserves no respect at all for what he has posed as, as a man, as a doctor, or even as an adult.

      • BeijaFlor

        How about an expansion to “Quick-Draw McGraw” – from a Hanna-Barbera cartoon series from 1960? An anthropomorphized horse, “fastest gun in the West” (per the series’ theme song), and a near-total dingbat. Phil McGraw can’t manage to play the FRONT end of the horse, but should we hold that against him? (Damn straight, with a bourbon chaser.)

  • Jack Mehoffer

    For your listening/viewing pleasure, I bring to you the genius that was Frank Zappa:

    The lyrics are where it’s at.

  • AvgGuy

    Kudos to the good people at SAVE for exposing this clown and his lies.

    I will be sending a copy of this report to my representatives in congress and to my local news orgs. I hope that others here will do the same. We need to expose these lies to the light of day and show just how foolish we have been to allow snake oil salesmen like this “Dr. Phil” character to control the conversation about domestic violence. Obviously these people don’t have a clue about what’s going on in the real world.

  • fainsleep

    If Phillip McGraw ever gets his genitals removed and survives somehow, at least the irony of it would kill him and spare him any further pain.

  • Alphabeta Supe

    Dr Phil is already a cunt.

  • Bizzman662

    Dr. Phil needs to change his name to Dr. ManginaPants

    At least that would be fucking honest.

    Dr. Phil should help produce, write and star in “Dear Woman Part 2″

    Fuck me,

    I bet he fucked Barbara Boxer in the ass while Barney Frank licked his balls when he was in Washington.

    Fucking pussy.

  • BobbyL

    Dr. Philth strikes again.

  • orry

    Here we go again!

    The government is trolling out the so called “experts” to justify some real shitty legislation coming our way in the future. The government (politicians, bankers, etc.) have been doing this same shit for forty years.

    A blind man with even a smidgen of intelligence could see that the equal rights movement was hijacked by politicians a long time ago. Why? Because women are herd creatures that typically believe whatever they’re told, they have very few boundaries with spending money and going into debt, and they will always vote for themselves (politicians love this as it keeps them in power with the economy booming, and bankers love it because it means more interest payments to them).

    Of course they are going to use Dr. Phil and others like him. The abuse industry is a billion dollar business. Well we can’t just up and fix it because what would politicians do then? They need to keep the crises moving and expanding. There’s no money in the male abuse industry. Men are much more frugal with money and the bankers simply won’t stand for that. The US fiat monetary system would collapse without further expansion of debt (We are clearly seeing the beginning stages of this now).

    VP Joe Biden recently making speeches about VAWA expanded, and now Dr. Phil testifying before Congress, and all of this…….wait for it……..with just over a year before the next US election. What a fucking surprise! Appealing to the majority of voters (women). Oh the humanity.

    • Promoman

      When it becomes even more common knowledge that there’s been studies done by the Department of Justice that beat the studies that we’re hearing about that women indeed instigate and perpetuate much of the violence that men are pegged for, the shitstorm will be of Biblical proportions. You can’t keep truth down forever for it will be all the more terrible in its wrath on fuckery and those that further it.

  • Bizzman662

    Hey Dr. Phil,

    My ex wife of 10 years used the VAWA in divorce court per the advice of her attorney.

    Funny thing is I was charged with DV over a phone call while I was 30 miles away at work when the “violence”…..err, I mean the twisted “application” of the “law” took place.

    Never been in trouble with the law in MY LIFE until that phone call. Employers after the fact avoided me like the plague…….actually called me a wife beater even though the violence took place over a PHONE CALL.

    Thank you Dr. Phil!

    It’s PUSSIES like you who twist statistics to give this MAN HATING, BALL BUSTING, FAMILY DESTROYING, ONE SIDED law the teeth to RUIN MEN, BOYS and FAMILIES.

    Hope your happy you fat fuck.

    Now go run to mama Oprah…’s time for another breast feeding.

  • Bizzman662

    Phyllis Schlafly

    July 15, 2011

    The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), now up for reauthorization, is in major need of revision. Its billion-dollar-a-year price tag spent by the radical feminists to pursue their ideology and goals (known as feminist pork) make it an embarrassment to Members of Congress who voted for it.
    For 30 years, the feminists have been pretending that their goal is to abolish all sex discrimination, eliminating all gender differences no matter how reasonable. When it comes to domestic violence, however, feminist dogma preaches that there is an innate gender difference: men are naturally batterers and women are naturally victims (i.e., gender profiling).

    Starting with its title, VAWA is just about as sex discriminatory as legislation can get. It is written and implemented to oppose the abuse of women and to punish men.

    Ignoring the mountain of evidence that women initiate physical violence nearly as often as men, VAWA has more than 60 passages in its lengthy text that exclude men from its benefits. For starters, the law’s title should be changed to Partner Violence Reduction Act, and the words “and men” should be added to those 60 sections.

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    The law should be rewritten to deal with the tremendous problem of false accusations so that its priority can be to help real victims. A Centers for Disease Control survey found that half of all partner violence was mutual, and 282 scholarly studies reported that women are as physically aggressive, or more aggressive, than men.
    Currently used definitions of domestic violence that are unacceptably trivial include calling your partner a naughty word, raising your voice, causing “annoyance” or “emotional distress,” or just not doing what your partner wants. The law’s revision should use an accurate definition of domestic violence that includes violence, such as: “any act or threatened act of violence, including any forceful detention of an individual, which results or threatens to result in physical injury.”

    Women who make domestic violence accusations are not required to produce evidence and are never prosecuted for perjury if they lie. Accused men are not accorded fundamental protections of due process, not considered innocent until proven guilty, and in many cases, are not afforded the right to confront their accusers.

    Legal assistance is customarily provided to women but not to men. Men ought to be entitled to equal protection of the law because many charges are felonies and could result in prison and loss of money, job, and reputation.

    Feminist recipients of VAWA handouts lobby legislators, judges and prosecutors on the taxpayers’ dime (which is contrary to Section 1913 of Title 18, U.S. Code), and the results are generally harmful to all concerned. This lobbying has resulted in laws calling for mandatory arrest (i.e., the police must arrest someone; guess who), of the predominant aggressor (i.e., ignore the facts and assume the man is the aggressor), and no-drop prosecution (i.e., prosecute the man even if the woman has withdrawn her accusation or refuses to testify).

    The feminists’ determination to punish men, guilty or innocent, is illustrated by the capricious April 4 “Dear Colleague” letter issued by the feminists in the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights. It’s not a law (Congress would never pass it) and it’s not even a regulation required to be published in the Federal Register; it’s just a peremptory order to scare colleges into compliance by pretending it’s an implementation of the law called Title IX.

    This letter orders colleges to use a “preponderance of the evidence” standard of proof in sexual harassment and sexual assault cases, replacing the traditionally accepted “clear and convincing” standard of proof. The new rule means that the feminist academics sitting in judgment on male college students need to be only 50.01 percent confident a woman is telling the truth (i.e., that the woman must be believed whether or not she has any credible evidence).

    The way the Duke Lacrosse players’ reputations and college education were destroyed is typical of feminist control of university attitudes. The prosecutor who falsely accused the men was disbarred, but there were no sanctions against the professors and college administrators who rushed to public judgment against the guys.

    The definition of domestic violence and the standard of proof are so important because about one-fourth of divorces involve allegations of domestic violence. Judges are required to consider allegations of domestic violence in awarding child custody, even if no evidence of abuse is ever presented.

    VAWA should encourage counseling when appropriate and voluntary, as well as programs to help couples terminate use of illegal drugs. When the abuse is only minor, divorce and/or prosecution should not be routine or the first choice of dealing with domestic conflict. Minor partner discord should not be over-criminalized.

    VAWA should be subject to rigorous auditing procedures in order to curb waste and fraud and to establish accountability.

    • keyster

      No woman should EVER hit a man.

      • Atlas Reloaded

        No excuse for it.

      • Watertiger

        Women should never hit men, or children. Men should not hit anyone either. We have to learn to use our “Big Girl/Boy” words! Yelling and screaming is for 3-year olds.

        • TheOrangeOne

          I guess that shows a measure of the state of marriage today.

  • keyster

    Our politicians have reason to believe Dr. Phil has credibility with the American public. It was VAWA committe chairman Patrick Leahy who requested his presence, because women like Dr. Phil as much as they like Democrats; the self-proclaimed “party of women”.

    Our politicians also requested Stephen Colbert, a TV jester, to speak before a commitee on immigration, which he has no background in. He made a complete mockery of the whole event.

    It invokes the pigs holding court in the barnyard of Orwell’s Animal Farm.

  • Ted


    The radio station seems to be back online.

  • Atlas Reloaded

    I brought this up before but it bears repeating: One episode on Dr Phil’s show was “Bulyl Dads” showing a father (about 30ish) blowing up on his wife and kids. Yeah he was being a cheesedick no doubt. But Phil says something like “That is bullying pal! I’da given my front seat in hell just to have been there I tell you what!” (wtf?? Front seat in hell??)

    Then there was “Bully Moms” and I shit you not, the mother was far worse than the dad before. More out of control. Way more verbally abusive. But when the mother is brought on the stage she is accompanied by her husband. What does Phil do? He says to the HUSBAND “I got a BIG problem with you fella!” Starts reeming the dad/husband out.

    That’s just it huh? “I got a problem with you..’FELLA”. Hates his own gender. That’s his problem in a mean shell!

    • Promoman

      Women are actually worse than men when they go off the rails regarding child abuse. Women already own the patent when it comes to riding others and getting personal about as it is and an abusive mother is the perfect storm of the worst kind. Children tend to gravitate towards mothers, making this species of cunt especially dangerous. They’re especially destructive on the mental health side of the tracks and cause the worst type of harm: They teach their children to self-destruct in addition to abusing them. God only knows how many of the monsters that we’ve known about, know about, and have yet to hear about are the result of bitches like these.

    • scatmaster

      “I got a problem with you..’FELLA”.

      I can just hear that smug cunts voice to.
      If he ever said that to me, he would not be talking for awhile.
      Not advocating violence of course. It is possible I could slip and fall forward on one of his S’more wrappers and my fist accidentally could make contact with his flapping pie hole. Just saying.

      • 4thtroika

        He’d be a real man if his thugs weren’t there to back him up, wouldn’t he?

  • Nergal


    • Nergal

      Dr. Phil is a fucking slimeball.

  • rebtus

    @ Raven 001,
    quoting you
    “Dr. Phil is asmuch a doctor as Colonel Sanders was a military man.”
    That is a cool quote.
    Dr.Phil keeps reurgitating the feminist mantra ” ending the silent epidemic of DV”
    The DV issue has been on front page issue over 30 years. That’s as silent as launching of a space shuttle.

    • Promoman

      Or HIV

  • Eldon

    Major asshole.

  • Neil Hansen

    Dr. Phil is a misandrist.

  • ZenCo.

    Liking the new site.
    I used to be Jack Mehoffer (my coservative, golf-club, ‘Let ’em Eat Shit’) persona.
    At least I’m an honest man, Keyster.
    Kudos all ’round…

  • rhstamper

    I don’t like Dr. Phil. I believe he is a pompous, self-important phony. But he is entitled to use the title doctor because of his PhD. degree. He doesn’t need to be licensed to practice.