Donald R. McClarey

Darn Scots! They’ve Ruined Scotland!

    I am so old that I can recall when Scotland was a free country:       A teenage student at Mearns Academy in Aberdeenshire, Scotland was removed from class, suspended, and later expelled after telling his teacher:

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Donald R. McClarey

Quotes Suitable for Framing: Hilaire Belloc

(Strong language advisory to the above video.) We sit by and watch the Barbarian, we tolerate him; in the long stretches of peace we are not afraid. We are tickled by his irreverence, his comic inversion of our old certitudes

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Donald R. McClarey

Walls Are a Socialist Girl’s Best Friend

News that I missed, courtesy of The Babylon Bee:   U.S.—The nation’s Democratic leaders announced Tuesday they are reversing course on Trump’s proposed border wall, since “it will keep people in once we switch to socialism.”   “We thought the

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Donald R. McClarey

A Dirty Job, But Someone Has to Do It

  Mike Rowe, of Dirty Jobs fame, takes on, yet again, the task of speaking common sense in a time of widespread madness:   Off the Wall Why would anyone in their right mind support Nike after this latest round

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Donald R. McClarey

Saint of the Day Quote: Saints Rufina and Secunda

THEY were sisters, and the daughters of one Asterius, a man of a senatorian family in Rome. Their father promised them in marriage, the first to Armentarius, and the second to Verinus, who were then both Christians, but afterwards apostatized

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Donald R. McClarey

PopeWatch: Paganism

Julia Meloni at One Peter 5 takes a look at the upcoming Amazon Synod and sees a new paganism:   As Ureta points out, the Amazon synod’s working document, citing a Bolivian text, likewise effuses that the jungle “is a

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