Donald R. McClarey

Schadenfreude

  Feel good story of the day: A student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill was arrested for larceny last month after she was caught on video taking a sign belonging to pro-life activists. The arrest arrives just

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Donald R. McClarey

The Mikado and Iran

Who knew that Gilbert and Sullivan were advising the mullahs? Men in Iran have been ordered not to look at women during Ramadan as part of a round of draconian restrictions imposed by the increasingly isolated regime. In a sign

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Donald R. McClarey

Mr. Ratburn, We Hardly Knew Ye

News that I missed, courtesy of The Babylon Bee:   ARLINGTON, VA—In a controversial new episode of educational cartoon Arthur, PBS showed the eponymous character’s teacher, Mr. Ratburn, coming out as a conservative Christian. The episode kicked off the show’s latest

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Donald R. McClarey

A Chosen People and A Chosen Hate

And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curseth thee: and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed. Genesis 12: 31 As an amateur historian I am always impressed by those things of

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Donald R. McClarey

Saint of the Day Quote: Saint Simon Stock

HE was descended of a good family in Kent. From his infancy he turned all his thoughts and affections to attain to the most perfect love of God, and studied to devote all his moments to this glorious pursuit. In

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Donald R. McClarey

PopeWatch: Commie Pope?

Who could ever think that our Pope is a Communist?   Calling Pope Francis a communist is flat out wrong, according to one of his top advisors. Cardinal Peter Turkson, tapped by the pontiff to head the Vatican’s super-dicastery on

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