Donald R. McClarey

Trump Laughing at the Superior Intellect

“The devil…that proud spirit…cannot endure to be mocked.” Saint Thomas More One video clip explains why Trump drives Leftists out of their minds and why they continually make fools of themselves as a result.  Trump understands that the sacred cows

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Donald R. McClarey

Sad News

“I’m afraid you have it all wrong, all of you.  I’ve been monitoring some of their old-style radio waves, the empire spokesman trying to ridicule their religion, but he couldn’t. Well, don’t you understand? It’s not the sun up in

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Donald R. McClarey

Stewart Trek

No, this is not a parody post:   CBS announced Saturday that Patrick Stewart will reprise his iconic role of Jean-Luc Picard in a new “Star Trek” series. It will be streamed on CBS All Access. The still-unnamed series will

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Donald R. McClarey

Truth

Quark explains us to his nephew.  His statement is true about us, but it is only part of the truth about the Sons of Adam and the Daughters of Eve in this often rugged Vale of Tears:  

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Donald R. McClarey

Why We Fight

  Time to refresh my Chief Geek of the blog creds.  The Axanar film project has produced huge fan interest, and well it should.  The Prelude to Axanar video below is the best Trek I have ever seen.   Jonathan

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Donald R. McClarey

Star Trek: Son of God

From Bread and Circuses:   Flavius: The message of the Son, that all men are brothers, was kept from us. Perhaps I’m a fool to believe it. It does often seem that men must fight to live. Capt. Kirk: You

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Prepare to Be Assimilated

  Dave Griffey at Daffy Thoughts views the Clinton campaign e-mails about the Church as not anti-Catholic, but rather a demonstration of the Borg quality of contemporary liberalism:   There’s quite a buzz about some of the emails dumped from

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Star Trek 50 Years On

  Time to refresh my chief geek of the blog credentials. To observe the 50th anniversary of Star Trek, my favorite scene from all of Trek:  Commander Michael Eddington’s rejection of the Federation in the Deep Space Nine episode “For

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Paramount Drops Lawsuit Against Axanar

    Paramount finally admitted that the lawsuit against the makers of Prelude to Axanar for copyright infringement was idiotic and is in the process of dropping it.   At last night’s Star Trek fan event, the latest trailer for

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Star Wars v. Star Trek

  Amazing how surreal the real world is now in comparison to fiction.  Time to take a break from an increasingly insane world and take a  look at two of my favorite fictional locales:  Star Trek and Star Wars.  

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Quotes Suitable for Framing: Quark

   “Don’t push the pink–skins to the thin ice.” Andorian maxim Let me tell you something about Hew-mons, Nephew. They’re a wonderful, friendly people, as long as their bellies are full and their holosuites are working. But take away their

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Larry D Summarizes His Experiences at Patheos

      Larry D, who blogs at Acts of the Apostasy, one of the most intentionally funny Catholic websites not named Eye of the Tiber, summarizes in Trek Speak his parting of the ways with Patheos, or, as he

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Star Trek and the Civil War

Time to brighten my chief geek of the blog credentials.  Long time readers of this blog know that I am a fan of Star Trek and that I have a passionate interest in the Civil War.  Imagine my joy when

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Star Trek Politics

  Time to renew my creds as Chief Geek of this blog.  I have come across one of the best essays I have ever read about Star Trek:  The Politics of Star Trek by Timothy Sandefur, which appears in the Claremont Review

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The Omega Declaration

KIRK: If my ancestors were forced out of the cities into the deserts, the hills SPOCK: Yes. I see, Captain. They would’ve learned to wear skins, adopted stoic mannerisms, learned the bow and the lance. KIRK: Living like the Indians,

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Mr. Spock as Conservative

                Over at The American Thinker there is an article entitled Why Conservatives Will Miss Spock.  Go here to read it.  I am afraid I found it fairly unsatisfying.  However, there are examples

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Leonard Nimoy: Requiescat in Pace

  A sad day.  Leonard Nimoy has departed this Vale of Tears. Leonard Nimoy, the legendary actor who played Mr Spock in Star Trek, has died at the age of 83. The star, who was first cast in the science-fiction

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Prelude to Axanar

 Never attempt to force the pink skins onto thin ice! Andorian maxim about Humans   Further proof that with Kickstarter, and other modes of alternative financing, and CGI technology being literally at our fingertips, we are rapidly reaching a world where

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Star Trek Continues

Time to renew my Chief Geek of the blog creds.  As faithful readers of this blog know, I am a Star Trek fan.  (No, I do not own a Star Fleet uniform, let alone worn one to court!)  Over the weekend

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The Closing of the Science Fiction Mind

If you don’t want a man unhappy politically, don’t give him two sides to a question to worry him; give him one. Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451     I have read science fiction since I first learned to read as

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Star Trek Medley

Something for the weekend.  A medley of the Star Trek theme songs.  Ah, what memories they evoke of the endless hours I have wasted watching the various Star Trek shows!  Shatner of course had the best comment regarding obsessive Star

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The Original Klingon

Well we haven’t had a Star Trek post in a while and my Chief Geek credentials for the blog need refreshing.  The idea of the Klingons being Shakespeare fans never struck me as far fetched.  The Bard after all has

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Constitution Day: Star Trek Style!

  One of the “alternate Earth” episodes that became fairly common as the original Star Trek series proceeded, as explained by Hodgkin’s Law of Parallel Planetary Development, and by limited production budgets,  this episode featured an Earth where a cataclysmic war had driven the

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Prime Directive Debate

(This post is from 2009.  I haven’t had a Star Trek geek post in a while and I thought it would be fun to repost this.  We had a good discussion the first go round and I hope we will

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