Donald R. McClarey

Ban the Van

I assume that all of you have heard about the tragic van attack in Toronto that took ten innocent lives and injured fifteen.  Politicians around the world have offered the usual thoughts and prayers.  My friends that is simply not

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An E-Mail Going Around Catholic Theological Circles

  Colleagues, it is time for us to take a stand.  It has come to our attention that some of our members have come under attack from a group of right-wing Catholics who have no academic credentials:  not a theological

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One Term More!

This is one of the greatest spoofs of the left that I have ever seen. Wait a second, that’s not a spoof. These people are deadly serious, as their website would indicate. Although the video is not nearly as unintentionally

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Vader, Did You Know?

Hattip to Mrs. Darwin.  Well, it beats The Star Wars Holiday Special (Don spits.) by a few light years!  Of course this is merely an intro for a Very Vader Christmas!

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Waterboarding is for pansies.

‘You asked me once,’ said O’Brien, ‘what was in Room 101. I told you that you knew the answer already. Everyone knows it. The thing that is in Room 101 is the worst thing in the world.’ The door opened

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Trouble in Tubbyland

Hattip to Hank at Eclectic Meanderings. One of the more obscure Victorian military campaigns, the British conquest of Tubbyland was notable for a fair amount of ineptitude among the British commanders, redeemed by the usual courage shown by the “Tommy

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The Mail Scam Song

Last week I posted here my thoughts after receiving a Spanish version of the Nigerian mail scam.  Commenters Dminor and Cminor at their blog the minor premise recorded in 2008 the above parody video on the subject.  Go here to

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Over the Transom

Here at American Catholic we sometimes receive unsolicited material.  Most of it we ignore.  However, there occasionally comes across an item that we think our readers might find interesting.  Since blog parodies are all the rage, I guess that is

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Here's to You Mr. Jefferson

With apologies to Simon & Garfunkel.  Hattip to Smitty at the other McCain.  A parody song dreamed up by Mike Church.  If the Founding Fathers could see the fix we are in today with government spending, I am sure it

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Just Barely a Parody

Saturday Night Live had a Joe Biden and Jack Murtha parody last night which wasn’t too much wilder than statements they actually have made.

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