Donald R. McClarey

Predictable

Well, if one woman won’t kill the Kavanaugh nomination, try two:   The woman at the center of the story, Deborah Ramirez, who is fifty-three, attended Yale with Kavanaugh, where she studied sociology and psychology. Later, she spent years working

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Bob Kurland, Ph.D.

Cardinal Cupich removes priest who burned rainbow flag. What now?

Her priests have violated my law, and have profaned mine holy things: they have put no difference between the holy and profane, neither have they shewed difference between the unclean and the clean, and have hid their eyes from my

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Donald R. McClarey

Ten Years of TAC: The Pope, the Clown and the Cross

  (The American Catholic will observe its tenth anniversary in October.  We will be reposting some classic TAC posts of the past.  This post is from September 29, 2009.)       In 1957 comedian Red Skelton was on top

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Donald R. McClarey

Ford v. Kavanaugh: Motion to Dismiss

As long time readers of this blog know, I am, for my sins no doubt, a lawyer.  During the last 36 years I have been involved in over ten thousand cases.  Many of them have had disputes as to facts. 

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Donald R. McClarey

September 23, 1952: Checkers Speech

The  “Checkers Speech” given by Richard Nixon which allowed him to stay on the ticket as Vice-President on September 23, 1952.   (Hard to believe that it is almost two-thirds of a century since the speech was delivered.) The speech got

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