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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Donald R. McClarey

PopeWatch: Papal Gaffes

  The hoof in mouth aspect of this papacy has attracted the attention of the BBC: Pope Francis has made a big impact on the Catholic Church since he was elected in 2013, and been widely praised for his no-nonsense

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James Forrestal and his Prophecy

  The last cabinet level Secretary of the Navy, and the first Secretary of Defense, James Forrestal was not content to remain in Washington.  As Secretary of the Navy during World War II he often visited the sites of active

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