Donald R. McClarey

Always Exercise Your Right to Remain Silent

I rarely give legal advice on the blog, but the below video is an excellent restatement of one of the key pieces of advice I give to clients in criminal matters:  never talk to the police.  People often have a

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Donald R. McClarey

Quotes Suitable for Framing: Martin Luther King, Jr.

Let us be honest with ourselves, and say that we, our standards have lagged behind at many points. Negroes constitute ten percent of the population of New York City, and yet they commit thirty-five percent of the crime. St. Louis,

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Donald R. McClarey

Paul: Apostle of Christ-A Review

Hollywood, when it goes into the realms of History and Faith, often does justice to neither, getting the History wrong and making a complete hash of the presentation of religious faith on the screen.  I am pleased to report that

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Donald R. McClarey

PopeWatch: The Other Side of the Hill

In any conflict it is all too easy to ignore how things might look to your opponents.  From The National Catholic Reporter:   Sr. Joan Chittister makes two very important points in her article on the first five years of

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Donald R. McClarey

The Lion In Winter

  A brief film of Theodore Roosevelt speaking in Baltimore on September 28, 1918.  At this time he had slightly more than three months to live.  He had been crushed by his son Quentin’s death as a fighter pilot in

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