Donald R. McClarey

Charity at Gunpoint

News that I missed courtesy of The Babylon Bee:   HILLSIDE, OR—A lot of Christians are criticized for not being very compassionate to the poor. But you can’t say that about Larry DeManson, a local believer who is so committed

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Donald R. McClarey

Vacation Book Haul

  Today I was technically on vacation from the law mines.  I say technically because there was a brief Bankruptcy hearing in Urbana, Illinois that I had to cover.  However, that allowed me to have Pepperoni Pizza at Poppa Del’s

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Donald R. McClarey

Most Racist

Historian Jon Meacham considers President Trump the most racist president since Democrat Andrew Johnson.  Really?   Well, first we have the Presidents who owned slaves:  George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison,  James Monroe, Andrew Jackson, Martin Van Buren, William Henry

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Donald R. McClarey

The Devil Has His Own Problems

Sometimes we forget that the bad guys have their troubles too:   I was going to finish off here with something about how a nonprofit should have absolute control of its own (governing) body, but no, no. Enough. Let’s move

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Donald R. McClarey

Saint of the Day Quote: Martyrs of Compiègne

  Courage, my sister, the yoke of a Carmelite is necessarily very light or very heavy in proportion as one’s courage bears it or one’s cowardice drags it. St. Teresa of St. Augustine (Martyr of Compiegne)   Choir Nuns Mother

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Donald R. McClarey

PopeWatch: Jesuit Talk

Sandro Magister looks at comments that the Pope has recently made to his fellow Jesuits:   The account of the conversation between Francis and the Jesuits of Romania, which took place on the evening of May 31 at the nunciature

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Donald R. McClarey

Me Neither

  What’s the difference between Salem witchhunters and almost all of the contemporary Left?  In Salem some repented.  

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Donald R. McClarey

Pretty Much

  News that I missed, courtesy of The Babylon Bee: WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Trump campaign has unveiled its 2020 campaign strategy of airing unedited footage of speeches and press conferences by far-left Democrats like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, and

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Donald R. McClarey

July 17, 1969: Halfway to the Moon

Fifty years ago Apollo XI was traveling 5000 miles per hour on its journey to the Moon, the gravity of the Earth gradually slowing the velocity of the spacecraft from the initial 25,000 miles per hour.  The total distance of

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