Donald R. McClarey

Shocked, Shocked

The latest from James O’Keefe’s Project Veritas.  Most politicians lie as naturally as breathing, but Democrats have really refined the black art of mendacity when it comes to Democrats running in Red States, promising to vote conservative and then coming

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Donald R. McClarey

The Death of Common Sense

Dave Griffey at Daffey Thoughts notes that one of the things that ails this nation is a dearth of common sense.  My sainted parents, who had a lot of that commodity, often told me and my brother that fancy words

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Donald R. McClarey

October 11, 1918: Archibald Willard Dies

  You don’t know him but you have seen his painting.  Archibald Willard died on October 11, 1918.  A veteran of the Civil War, Willard began painting while he was serving with the 86th Ohio.  After the War he became

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Donald R. McClarey

October 11, 1910: First President to Fly

The first president to fly was of course Theodore Roosevelt, a man who loved a dangerous challenge.   When he flew at Kinloch Field, Saint Louis, Missouri on October 11, 1910, flying was still highly dangerous.  His pilot that day was Arch Hoxsey, one

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Donald R. McClarey

PopeWatch: Schism

The Church has been in a slow motion schism since the end of Vatican II.  Pope John Paul II slowed it down, but Pope Francis has speeded it up.  Father Z notes the divisions: One of the things we have

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Donald R. McClarey

Actually This Explains a Lot

News that I missed courtesy of The Babylon Bee:   WORLD—The U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change came to a grim conclusion regarding the rapid warming of the earth, should people not band together to give more power over to

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