Donald R. McClarey

Take a Well Earned Bow Pro-lifers

It costs nothing to boldy stand against past evils universally condemned in your time.  It takes amazing courage to attack the popular evils of your day, evils supported by the rich and powerful.

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Donald R. McClarey

Preach It Red and Captain Kirk

  Yang Leader: Ay plegli ianectu flaggen, tupep like for stahn… Kirk: And to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation, under God, indivisible, with Liberty and Justice for all. Star Trek:  The Omega Glory  

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Donald R. McClarey

Schadenfreude

  Welcome to the adult world young lady.  Do stupid things, win stupid prizes:   The Harvard graduate who said in a TikTok video that she would “stab” anyone who told her “All Lives Matter” revealed in a new pair

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Donald R. McClarey

Saint of the Day Quote: Saint Phocas the Gardener

From his panegyric, written by St. Asterius, and another by St. Chrysostom, t. 2, ed. Ben. p. 704. Ruinart, p. 627. A.D. 303. ST. PHOCUS dwelt near the gate of Sinope, a city of Pontus, and lived by cultivating a

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Donald R. McClarey

Good News For the Fourth

  The economy is roaring back: Nonfarm payrolls soared by 4.8 million in June and the unemployment rate fell to 11.1% as the U.S. continued its reopening from the coronavirus pandemic, the Labor Department said Thursday. Economists surveyed by Dow

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Donald R. McClarey

A Just War

      Based on the just war doctrine first enunciated by Saint Augustine, the American Revolution was a just war.   Over the centuries the precise content of the just war doctrine has varied.  The classic definition of it

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Donald R. McClarey

July 3, 2020: US Death Toll

Just to keep track of the nonsense that has wrecked our economy and generally made our politicians run around as if their fool heads were on fire, each day I publish the corona virus total death toll in the US

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Donald R. McClarey

Alleged Antifa Ringleader Arrested

An alleged ringleader of the mob trying to haul down the statue of Andrew Jackson across from the White House has been arrested.   Federal law enforcement officials on Thursday arrested a man in Washington they call a “ringleader” in the recent attempt to destroy

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Donald R. McClarey

July 2, 1863: Lest We Forget

  A stirring tribute to Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, who, with his boys of the 20th Maine, quite possibly saved the Union at Little Round Top on July 2, 1863.  A professor who volunteered to fight, Chamberlain was typical of those

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Donald R. McClarey

July 2, 1776: The Vote

From the musical 1776, a heavily dramatized version of the vote to declare American independence on July 2, 1776.  The scene is effective but historically false.   James Wilson did not dither about his vote, but was a firm vote for

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Donald R. McClarey

Bear Growls: Biden Waves the Bloody Shirt

I am pleased to say that our favorite Bear Blogger, Saint Corbinian’s Bear is back blogging again:   Clearly, Mr. Biden has spent his time in isolation threading the needle of the climaxing kulturkampf. His argument argument on which slavery-related

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Donald R. McClarey

Read The Declaration on the Fourth

  The Declaration of Independence was formed by the representatives of American liberty from thirteen States of the confederacy—twelve of which were slave holding communities. We need not discuss the way or the reason of their becoming slave holding communities.

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Donald R. McClarey

John Paul II on the Declaration of Independence

    On December 16, 1997, Pope John Paul II in receiving the credentials of Ambassador Lindy Boggs made some very perceptive remarks on our Declaration of Independence: The Founding Fathers of the United States asserted their claim to freedom

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Donald R. McClarey

July 2, 2020: US Death Toll

Just to keep track of the nonsense that has wrecked our economy and generally made our politicians run around as if their fool heads were on fire, each day I publish the corona virus total death toll in the US

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Donald R. McClarey

White Racists

Protesters heckled the NYPD officers, including the dancer from above, who called the black officer a traitor to his people and a “fucking black Judas.” pic.twitter.com/uB63nIExrT — Julio Rosas (@Julio_Rosas11) July 1, 2020 Language advisory to the gutter language used

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Dark Powers

Dave Griffey at Daffey Thoughts gives us the latest on the Vichy Catholic front:   When you align with dark powers Your arguments are going to sound dark, very dark. Apparently that was on Mark Shea’s twitter feed.  But the

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Donald R. McClarey

Ten Patriotic Films for the Fourth of July

    A hard list to come up with because there were so many films to choose from.       10.  John Adams- (2008) Paul Giamatti gives an astoundingly good performance as John Adams in this film which covers

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Donald R. McClarey

Thought For the Day

Doctor Sowell turned ninety yesterday, and he is still batting them out of the ballpark.

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Donald R. McClarey

King Louis and the Leftist Inconoclasts

Biggest crowd yet. I thought it would be smaller today, but nope. Catholics are coming forth and being counted. pic.twitter.com/w4iBGFK3ZF — نWalker More (@SirMarchmain) June 29, 2020   Do you realize that the past, starting from yesterday, has been actually

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Donald R. McClarey

July 1, 2020: US Death Toll

Just to keep track of the nonsense that has wrecked our economy and generally made our politicians run around as if their fool heads were on fire, each day I publish the corona virus total death toll in the US

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Donald R. McClarey

Souter II

News that I missed, courtesy of The Babylon Bee: WASHINGTON, D.C.—Chief Justice of the United States John Roberts wrote in his decision ruling against restrictions on abortion today, “We can’t just overturn precedent,” though he presides over the highest court

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Donald R. McClarey

Saint of the Day Quote: Saint Erentrude

Yes, Father, I know it well, as our Lord Jesus Christ revealed it to me in spirit, saying, go in peace where you are called, and lo, I am with you; I shall bring to you great numbers of pious

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Donald R. McClarey

PopeWatch: Codileone

  Hattip to commenter Greg Mockeridge.  More of this please:   On June 19, the statue of St. Junípero Serra fell to angry protesters inside Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. On Saturday, Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone visited the park where

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Donald R. McClarey

America Begins to Fight Back

This country has always relied upon the common people to rally to her aid in time of need.  That process is beginning in our present crisis.  I have begun to see signs in my little village proclaiming Never Again!  Never

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Donald R. McClarey

June 30, 2020: US Death Toll

Just to keep track of the nonsense that has wrecked our economy and generally made our politicians run around as if their fool heads were on fire, each day I publish the corona virus total death toll in the US

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Donald R. McClarey

Why I Love America

  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania February 22, 1861 Mr. Cuyler: I am filled with deep emotion at finding myself standing here, in this place, where were collected together the wisdom, the patriotism, the devotion to principle, from which sprang the institutions under

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Donald R. McClarey

Go Granny!

Language advisory.  Patriot seasoned citizen gives lily white Black Lives Matter twerp a  piece of her mind.  Stand up to these malevolent fools.

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