Donald R. McClarey

Christianity for Atheists

Dave Griffey at Daffey Thoughts explains why Liberal Christianity is the perfect religion for Christians who hate Christianity: First, a clarification of terms.  To me, the term ‘Leftist Christianity’, or ‘Christian Leftists’, denotes those who are within the Faith, who

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Donald R. McClarey

The C Word Redux

  News that I missed, courtesy of The Babylon Bee:   Some people think Hillary Clinton is robotic and hard to sympathize with, but even our hearts went out to her on this one. On a special politicians’ episode of Wheel

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Donald R. McClarey

April 24, 1862: Farragut Runs Past the New Orleans Forts

The largest city of the Confederacy, New Orleans also controlled all shipment from the Mississippi and into the Mississppi.  Even a cursory look at a map would indicate that New Orleans was a crucial city for the Confederacy and a

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Donald R. McClarey

Anti-Semites Should be Made of Sterner Stuff

  One of the more ridiculous charges against President Trump is that he, with a Jewish daughter, a Jewish son-in-law and Jewish grandchildren, is anti-Semitic.  Perhaps this will put paid to this particular canard:   Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

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Donald R. McClarey

Saint of the Day Quote: Saint Mellitus

HE was a Roman abbot, whom St. Gregory sent over hither in 601, at the head of a second colony of missioners to assist St. Austin, by whom he was ordained the first bishop of London, or of the East-Saxons;

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Donald R. McClarey

PopeWatch: Papists

  From Catholic comedian Jeremy McLellan. Funny, but with our current Pope, PopeWatch suspects that Hillary wishes that Catholics were more papist, her understanding of that term being the usual Protestant misunderstanding of “slavish devotion” to the Pope as characterizing

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