Save Us, Saviors of the World

In America today, totalitarians are blest with keen insights, incredible intelligence, and a limitless will to power. Again and again, out of alleged compassion and amazing sensitivity, with no stated desire for prestige or power, they see dangers that threaten

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Donald R. McClarey

Of Fanatics and Bees

Fanatic,n.One who overestimates the importance of convictions and undervalues the comfort of an existence free from the impact of addled eggs and deadcats upon the human periphery. Ambrose Bierce, The Devil’s Dictionary     Fanatics rarely appreciate humor, and most

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Ben Butera

Unreasonable Doubt

Recently, I had the unpleasant duty of serving as a juror in a criminal trial — a DUI case. The prosecution presented what I counted as nine pieces of evidence that the defendant was driving under the influence of alcohol.

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Donald R. McClarey

Fat of the Land

Interesting.  Few areas have been more afflicted by fads and junk science than diet.  I think however the main reason the population is getting fatter is a much more sedentary lifestyle.  My family didn’t have a car until I was

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Donald R. McClarey

Saint of the Day Quote: Blessed Giovanni Mazzucconi

Yes, my beloved brethren, we have another country, another home, a kingdom where we must all meet, where there will no longer be separations or departures, where past sorrows and danger will merely serve to increase our consolation and glory.

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Donald R. McClarey

PopeWatch: Paul Ray King

On November 25, 1995 Paul Ray King, a 46 year old computer salesman, made the mortal mistake of stopping at a  Sack and Save grocery store in Plano, Texas.  From the parking lot he was abducted by Victor Soldano, a

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Donald R. McClarey

Replacement

After the uprising of the 17th of June The Secretary of the Writers’ Union Had leaflets distributed in the Stalinallee Stating that the people Had forfeited the confidence of the government And could win it back only By redoubled efforts.

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