Donald R. McClarey

Lincoln on the Declaration of Independence

    I am filled with deep emotion at finding myself standing here in the place where were collected together the wisdom, the patriotism, the devotion to principle, from which sprang the institutions under which we live. You have kindly

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Donald R. McClarey

Quotes Suitable for Framing: Richard Rorty

But there is a problem with this left: it is unpatriotic. In the name of “the politics of difference,” it refuses to rejoice in the country it inhabits. It repudiates the idea of a national identity, and the emotion of

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Donald R. McClarey

Lighthouses in a Foggy World

    LOSE SHOT: JOHN and CONNELL. CONNELL looks around guardedly, to make certain he is not overhead. CONNELL (confidentially) Yessir. I’m a sucker for this country. (gets a little sore about it) I’m a sucker for the Star Spangled

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Donald R. McClarey

Saint of the Day Quote: Saint Thomas

[24] Now Thomas, one of the twelve, who is called Didymus, was not with them when Jesus came. [25] The other disciples therefore said to him: We have seen the Lord. But he said to them: Except I shall see

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Donald R. McClarey

Lee’s Charge

  It is the third day. The morning wears with a stubborn fight at Culp’s Hill That ends at last in Confederate repulse And that barb-end of the fish-hook cleared of the grey. Lee has tried his strokes on the

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Donald R. McClarey

Through a Glass Darkly

News that I missed, courtesy of The Babylon Bee: PORTLAND, OR—A member of Antifa, Dustin Day, injured himself over the weekend while attempting to punch a nazi he spotted. “So I had my mask on and was ready to fight

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