Donald R. McClarey

Kermit, We Hardly Knew Ye

      News that I missed, courtesy of The Babylon Bee:   HOLLYWOOD, CA—Protesters crowded around the Jim Henson Company lot in Hollywood Monday to protest Kermit the Frog and his “obvious ties to Pepe,” the internet-famous frog meme

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Donald R. McClarey

Quotes Suitable for Framing: CS Lewis

“There are no ordinary people. You have never talked to a mere mortal. Nations, cultures, arts, civilizations – these are mortal, and their life is to ours as the life of a gnat. But it is immortals whom we joke

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Donald R. McClarey

About Time

  News that I missed, courtesy of The Babylon Bee:   WASHINGTON, D.C.—Shortly after Joe Biden promised to cure cancer if he is elected president, presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren attempted to one-up her opponent, promising to cure smallpox as one

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Donald R. McClarey

A Sign of the Times

    The dark night of fascism is always descending in the United States and yet lands only in Europe. Tom Wolfe Jews in the West in modern times are ever the canaries in the coal mine.  Hard treatment for

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Donald R. McClarey

Saint of the Day Quote: Saint Teresa of Portugal

Teresa was the eldest daughter of King Sancho I of Portugal and sister of SS. Mafalda and Sanchia. She married her cousin, King Alfonso IX of Leon. The couple had several children, but when the marriage was declared invalid because

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Donald R. McClarey

June 17, 1865: Mark Twain Replies to a Correspondent

  During 1865 Mark Twain was supplying one article a week to a San Francisco weekly literary journal The Californian.  He received $50.00 a month.  That was decent money at the time, more than three times the monthly wage of

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Donald R. McClarey

PopeWatch: Politics

Sandro Magister takes a look at the political views of the Pope:   It is difficult, if not impossible, to find even a trace of Ratzinger’s vision in the idea of politics that is ingrained in Pope Francis, born instead

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