Donald R. McClarey

Deplorables Redux

  News that I missed, courtesy of The Babylon Bee:   NEW YORK, NY—Over the weekend, CNN’s Don Lemon burst out in a fit of laughter with his panel of monocled, tophat wearing geese. While Lemon tried to talk about

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Death to Nationwide Injunctions

  Few things anger me more as an attorney than some local Federal District Judge issuing a nationwide injunction as if he was the uncrowned King of America.  Justice Gorsuch agrees with me:   JUSTICE GORSUCH, with whom JUSTICE THOMAS

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Ken Starr: Age of Impeachment

  One of President Trump’s attorneys, Ken Starr, the Independent Counsel of the Whitewater Investigation, explains how this impeachment effort has transformed impeachment into a mere political weapon, to be used whenever the House is controlled by one party and

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Dershowitz on Impeachment

  One of President Trump’s  attorneys, Professor Alan Dershowitz, gives a master class on impeachment to the Senate.  A political liberal, Dershowitz did not vote for Trump in 2016, and will likely not vote for him in the fall, but

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Biden and Burisma

One of President Trump’s attorneys, Pam Bondi, former Attorney General of Florida, details the true scandal in the whole impeachment saga, the web of corruption between the Ukraine and Democrat party elites, symbolized by Hunter Biden holding an obvious influence

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Saint of the Day Quote: Saint Thomas Aquinas

  Muhammad seduced the people by promises of carnal pleasure to which the concupiscence of the flesh goads us. His teaching also contained precepts that were in conformity with his promises, and he gave free rein to carnal pleasure. In

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PopeWatch: Resignation?

From the twitter account of The Dictator Pope website:   There are now rumours in Rome that Pope Francis is planning to resign later this year. While this must be treated as pure hearsay, it’s conceivable that he is planning

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Czesława Kwoka

Auschwitz fell to the Soviets 75 years ago today, almost two years too late for Czeskawa Kwoka.  I posted this about her in 2013: Let not anyone pacify his conscience by the delusion that he can do no harm if

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Rhythm?

  News that I missed, courtesy of The Babylon Bee:   SANTA ANA, CA—The nation’s black churches have announced a plan to begin sending missionaries to their white brothers and sisters’ churches in order to teach them how to clap

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Timelapse: March for Life 2020

Spartacus : [to Crassus, about the slain Antoninus]  Here’s your victory. He’ll come back. He’ll come back, and he’ll be millions!  Spartacus Screenplay (1960) All the evils that afflict Man have their hour to strut and preen upon the stage

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Stupid Lawyer Mind Tricks

  Canadian law blogger Viva Frei explains in the above video the type of lawyer tricks Congressman Adam Schiff (D.Ca.) was using in his arguments to the Senate regarding the House impeachment charges.  The most accurate charge against my profession

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PopeWatch: No Answer

Edward Pentin reported this story on January 18.   MUNICH — Lay faithful from around the world stood for an hour in silent prayer in the center of the Bavarian city of Munich today to ask Pope Francis and Germany’s bishops

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Trump’s Speech to the March for Life 2020

    J. CHRISTIAN ADAMS: Trump at the March for Life Seals Irrelevancy of Never Trumpers. Even Reagan never did that. Many male Republicans are skittish because their — usually more liberal — wives would skewer them if they came

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About Time

News that I missed, courtesy of The Babylon Bee:   U.S.—The Babylon Bee has been the world’s best satire site for thousands of years, spawning dozens of secular knock-offs that just aren’t quite as good. The site announced a new

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Bravo to Erin Manning!

These communities, by their representatives in old Independence Hall, said to the whole world of men: “We hold these truths to be self evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable

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Saint of the Day Quote: Saint Apollo

AFTER passing many years in a hermitage, he formed and governed a community of five hundred monks near Heliopolis. They all wore the same coarse white habit, all received the holy communion every day, and the holy abbot made them

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PopeWatch: Relic

News that PopeWatch missed, courtesy of The Babylon Bee:   ROME—New Year’s Eve the world witnessed a historical event when the Pope repeatedly slapped a woman’s hand after she tugged on his arm in a forceful, Trump-like fashion. While the

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Winter War 47

Something for the weekend.  Finlandia Hymn.  My Bride and I are off to Winter War 46, a war gaming and rpg convention that I have been attending since 1976.  Go here to read about it.  We usually pick up some new

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The Deep State Protects Its Own

Well, well, well:   According to Ingraham, she obtained a chain of State Department emails from May 2019 between New York Times journalist Ken Vogel and State Department official Kate Schilling, when Vogel was seeking comment on his story about

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March for Life 2020

  I will be on the road today and probably unable to blog.  Use this post to give your takes on the march for life this year, including the address of President Trump.

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Saint of the Day Quote: Saint Messalina

Hic subtus iacet corpus sanctæ Messalinæ. Inscription on the sarcophagus of Saint Messalina discovered on December 13, 1599. A young woman, she was martyred around 250 and was a companion of Saint Felician and cared for him in prison before

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PopeWatch: The Sound of Silence

Good luck:   Taiwan president Tsai Ing-wen has written to Pope Francis describing China’s aggression and persecution of religion as “obstacles to peace,” and detailing the Communist regime’s “abuses of power.” “The crux of the issue is that China refuses

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I Can See Why They Would Fear That

News that I missed, courtesy of The Babylon Bee: WASHINGTON, D.C.—In his opening statement at Trump’s impeachment trial, Rep. Adam Schiff reminded the Senate of their solemn duty and the gravity of just what it is they will be discussing

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President Donald Kennedy

  Strong language advisory.  I must admit my estimation of JFK just went up a few notches.  I try to avoid swearing at all times, but when you are the man in charge there are times to be very blunt

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Jim Lehrer: Requiescat in Pace

Jim Lehrer died today at age 85.  He was a throwback to a better time in journalism.  After graduating from the University of Missouri, he served three years as a Marine Corps infantry officer, an experience he viewed as extremely

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Liawatha: No Wampum Back for You

If Fauxcahontas is the Democrat nominee, the Trump campaign should run the above exchange non-stop in campaign videos.  This hits home.  My son, for example, recently finished paying his sizable student loans off in a two and a half year

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Abortion: The Trade of Killing the Innocent

    A former abortionist writes in USA Today that the business of killing the unborn for dollars is, surprise, one that often could care less about the mother: Kathi Aultman Opinion contributor I’ve killed more people than Ted Bundy.

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