Donald R. McClarey

The Purpose of Politically Correct Lies

  Captain Jean-Luc Picard: At the end, he gave me a choice – between a life of comfort… or more torture. All I had to do was to say that… I could see *five* lights, when in fact there were

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Donald R. McClarey

Saint of the Day Quote: Saint Conrad of Constance

  How religiously exact the holy bishop was in whatever belonged to his sacred functions, particularly to the adorable sacrifice of the mass, appears from the following instance: It happened that a great spider dropped into the chalice whilst the

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Donald R. McClarey

Theodore Roosevelt and Two Myths of American Politics

    Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson cordially hated each other for many reasons, both public and personal.  This hate emanates in the opinion pieces that Roosevelt was paid to write by the Kansas City Star during the war years.

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Donald R. McClarey

PopeWatch: Chickens Meet Guardian Fox

“The Pope has a bigger agenda. He’s got to get on with other things—of talking about the environment and protecting migrants and carrying on the work of the Church. We’re not going to go down a rabbit hole on this.”

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