Donald R. McClarey

By Any Means Necessary

I don’t believe that our current economic system actually works. Capitalism by design is extractive and in order to generate profit in a capitalist system something has to be exploited. That’s land, labor or resources. And I think that we’re

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Donald R. McClarey

Hypocrisy Thy Name is Harvard

Student Kyle Kashuv became a minor celebrity after the Stoneman Douglas High School shootings in Florida as a champion of the Second Amendment and a supporter of Donald Trump.  A brilliant student, he was admitted to Harvard.  Harvard has since

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Donald R. McClarey

Saint of the Day Quote: Saint Elizabeth of Sconauge

THREE monasteries in Germany bear the name of Sconauge: one of Cistercian monks near Heidelberg, founded by Buggo, bishop of Worms in 1135; another of nuns of the same Order in Franconia; a third of monks of the Order of

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Donald R. McClarey

PopeWatch: Ring Binder Catholicism

“Yesterday I asked him whether Our Lord had more than one nature. He said: ‘Just as many as you say, Father.’ Then again I asked him: ‘Supposing the Pope looked up and saw a cloud and said ‘It’s going to

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Donald R. McClarey

Vicar Dolan

    Canon Lawyer Ed Peters explains just what a company man the useless Cardinal Dolan is:   Earlier today Cdl. Dolan of New York tweeted: “With the clear and cogent clarification of the successor of St. Peter, there now

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Donald R. McClarey

June 18, 1862: Capture of Cumberland Gap

    Few areas were of more obvious strategic significance during the Civil War than the Cumberland Gap.  A gap in the Cumberland Mountain chain at the juncture of Virginia, Kentucky and Tennessee, it  had to be taken by the

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Donald R. McClarey

Reality Has a Well Known Conservative Bias

News that I missed, courtesy of The Babylon Bee:   U.S.—Popular fact-checking site Snopes.com confirmed Wednesday they are debuting a new “Factually inaccurate but morally right” fact check result for claims they don’t want to debunk because they coincide with

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