Ben Butera

Taking the Girl Out of Girl Scouts

Don McClarey’s recent post about the Boy Scouts reminded me of something I wrote about the Girl Scouts and a policy they introduced in 2015. Seems appropriate to share it again on The American Catholic… There are several ways in

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Donald R. McClarey

Get Woke and Go Broke

    Stories in the press today that the Boy Scouts of America organization is contemplating bankruptcy due to sex abuse lawsuits, the boy scouts decided this year to allow openly gay scout masters which will help a lot on

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Donald R. McClarey

Santa Roosevelt

Death had to take him in his sleep, for if he was awake there’d have been a fight. Thomas R. Marshall, Vice President of the United States, on hearing of the death of Theodore Roosevelt   One of his worst

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Donald R. McClarey

Makes Sense

News that I missed, courtesy of The Babylon Bee:   U.S.—Bible scholars revealed Thursday they’ve discovered the true identity of the swarm of locusts in the book of Revelation: Twitter. The panel of experts confirmed that through rigorous contextual study,

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Donald R. McClarey

PopeWatch: Paternoster

Sandro Magister gives us the details about how the Italian Bishops embraced a mistranslation of the Our Father:   The ban imposed on the bishops of the United States on November 12 against voting on two very strict measures they

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Donald R. McClarey

December 13, 1918: Wilson Arrives in France

President Wilson arrived in France a century ago to participate in the Paris Peace Conference.  He received a rapturous reception from the citizens of France but a cooler reception from Clemenceau and the other Allied leaders.  British economist John Maynard

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