Donald R. McClarey

January 26, 1945: Audie Murphy Earns Medal of Honor

The real heroes are dead. Audie Murphy When Audie Murphy starred in his aptly titled World War II biopic, To Hell and Back, his battlefield exploits were downplayed.  Partially this was due to Murphy’s modesty, he had not wanted to appear in

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Donald R. McClarey

The Babylon Bee Explains It All

Comedy too can sometimes discern what is right. I shall not please, but I shall say what is true. Aristophanes     Go here to read the rest.

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Donald R. McClarey

Newseum Now Oldseum

  Ah formerly ink stained wretches of the Fourth Estate, the public definitely does not love you:   After 11 years of hemorrhaging money, the Baltimore Sun on Friday announced that the Newseum, a 250,000 square foot temple dedicated to

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Donald R. McClarey

Saint of the Day Quote: Saint Paula

The more she cast herself down, the more she was lifted up by Christ. She was hidden and yet she was not hidden. By shunning glory, she earned glory, for glory follows virtue as its shadow; and deserting those who

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Donald R. McClarey

PopeWatch: Double Header

News that PopeWatch missed, courtesy of The Babylon Bee:   ALBANY, NY—As the New York State Senate voted to legalize abortion until the moment of birth, remove legal protections for late-term unborn babies, and allow anyone with a pulse to

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Donald R. McClarey

Winter War 46

Something for the weekend.  Finlandia Hymn.  My Bride and I are off to Winter War 46, a war gaming and rpg convention that I have been attending since 1976.  Go here to read about it.  We usually pick up some new

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