Donald R. McClarey

Tolerance and Our Discontents

  There was a buzz phrase among Leftists in the late Sixties:  The Personal is Political.  I have always found that an alarming statement because it elevates political issues far above their proper sphere in our lives.  When politics has

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Some Animals Are More Equal Than Others

  The Washington Times reminds us that many people who use the term “diversity” prize uniformity above all:   An event meant to celebrate diversity and combat racism at a Washington state community college has been cancelled after a flier

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Tolerance and the American Left

From Reason TV.  It is funny until one ponders that we live in a time where a broad swathe of Americans are able to be simultaneously unremittingly hostile to people who have the temerity to hold views differing from theirs on political

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Are You Now, Or Have You Even Been, a Christian?

Some of us wondered last year what the Obama administration would do once it no longer had to face the voters.  One thing it is doing is to allow “Mikey” Weinstein to set policy in the military regarding the treatment of

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Religious Freedom and the Forces of Tolerance

  I have long thought it axiomatic that in our contemporary society the most smugly intolerant individuals tend to be on the political left.  Ross Douthat has apparently noticed that also, and in his most recent column lays out what

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George Washington and Catholics

America has been blessed by God in many ways but I suspect no blessing has been greater than His granting us George Washington to lead us in our struggle for independence and to be our first President.  Catholics have perhaps more reason

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Tolerance in the Land of Lincoln

John Kass has a great column in the Trib about a simple experiment in tolerance.  Those who prate most about diversity and tolerance should try some.

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