Donald R. McClarey

A Time For Anger

The video of the interview of Judge Kavanaugh and his wife from yesterday.  My heart goes out to them.  Neither of them were political novices before this madness, and they knew the confirmation battle would be rough, but not, I

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Donald R. McClarey

Playing the Race Card

“My sadness is that we are probably today more race and difference-conscious than I was in the 1960s when I went to school. To my knowledge, I was the first black kid in Savannah, Ga., to go to a white

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Quotes Suitable for Framing: Clarence Thomas

  Our small, soft hands blistered quickly at the start of each summer, but Daddy (the maternal grandfather of Clarence Thomas) never let us wear work gloves, which he considered a sign of weakness. After a few weeks of constant work, the

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Klavan Explains Racism as Epithet

The absolute worst I have ever been treated, the worst things that have been done to me, the worst things that have been said about me, are by northern liberal elites, not by the people of Savannah, Georgia. Justice Clarence

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A Twofer For the Klan

One of the more interesting figures in American public life is Justice Clarence Thomas:   Thomas spent his childhood in a place and time in which businesses and government services were legally segregated. In his 2007 memoir, “My Grandfather’s Son,” he

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The Majority Opinion that Became a Dissent

If you had told me before the day started that John Roberts and Anthony Kennedy would have penned differing opinions on the Obamacare case, and that I’d be siding with the latter’s opinion, I would have said that you were

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