Donald R. McClarey

Saint of the Day Quote: Saint Damien of Molokai

Without the Blessed Sacrament a position like mine would be intolerable. Saint Damien of Molokai   Requiem Under the wide and starry sky, Dig the grave and let me lie. Glad did I live and gladly die, And I laid

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Donald R. McClarey

The Plot Sickens

I have never thought much of the intelligence of Joe Biden, but if he did set this up he is much more foolish than even I thought.   The 2020 Democratic candidate with whom the CIA whistleblower had a “professional”

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Donald R. McClarey

PopeWatch: Infanticide

From Sandro Magister:   The previous post from Settimo Cielo on infanticide in the Amazon and on those who defend it in the Church struck a tremendous chord. But there’s something else. It is not true that prominent figures of

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Donald R. McClarey

Africa Open Thread

  The usual open thread rules apply:  be concise, be charitable and, above all, be amusing!

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Donald R. McClarey

No Taking a Knee Now

  News that I missed, courtesy of The Babylon Bee:   NEW YORK, NY—In an effort to salvage its relationship with China, the NBA is now requiring all players to stand for the Chinese national anthem at the beginning of

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Donald R. McClarey

Why Did the…

Hattip to Dale Price.

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Guy McClung

And I Will Be Your Jorge

The Jorge Good News   The Father and The Jorge All things have been entrusted to me by the Father. No one knows the Jorge except the Father, and no one knows the Father except the Jorge and those to

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Donald R. McClarey

Saving Time for Francis Defenders

Published on October 20, 2013 by The Lutheran Satire, the video below has proven to be the most prescient prediction of the current pontificate:   Without the laughs of course.

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Donald R. McClarey

October 10, 732: Battle of Tours

    “A victorious line of march had been prolonged above a thousand miles from the rock of Gibraltar in Spain to the banks of the Loire in France; the repetition of an equal space would have carried the Saracens

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Donald R. McClarey

Illegal Aliens and the Media Propagandists.

John Hinderaker at  Powerline writes about a recent instance of  ignorance or malice on the part of the mainstream media:   At Liberty Unyielding, Jerome Woehrle points out an astonishing instance of journalistic ignorance: The Chicago Tribune falsely reported on

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Donald R. McClarey

Saint of the Day Quote: Saint Pulcheria

From Sozomen, l. 9; Theodorus Lector, the Paschal Chronicle of Alexandria, &c. See amongst the moderns, Tillemont, t. 15, and especially Orsi. Stilting the Bollandist, t. 3, Sept. p. 504. Pinius the Bollandist, ib. t. 5, p. 778, in an

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Donald R. McClarey

PopeWatch: Ideology

Our most ideological Pope once again denounces ideology:   In his general audience Wednesday, Pope Francis warned Catholics to not turn their faith into an ideology, as he said St. Paul did when he was persecuting Christians before his conversion.

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Donald R. McClarey

Bearded Spock Universe LarryBoy

  News that I missed, courtesy of The Babylon Bee:   BURBANK, CA—DC Films has offered the first look at its dark new take on a beloved hero: LarryBoy: Dawn of Produce. At a special closed-door press conference on the Warner

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Donald R. McClarey

PopeWatch: Divinity of Christ

An extra PopeWatch for today.   Well this would explain a lot: The Vatican said Wednesday that an Italian journalist it has previously corrected was not speaking accurately when he claimed that Pope Francis denied Christ’s divinity. “As already stated

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Donald R. McClarey

I’ll Take an RPG Game With the Spicy Chicken Sandwich

Hattip to Dale Price.  What a brilliant piece of marketing: Fast food marketing is a weird world. Sometimes it’s as simple as giving out free food. Sometimes they’re making games where you date Colonel Sanders. Is it supposed to make you sexually

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Donald R. McClarey

Saint of the Day Quote: Saint Dionysius the Areopagite

16] Now whilst Paul waited for them at Athens, his spirit was stirred within him, seeing the city wholly given to idolatry. [17] He disputed, therefore, in the synagogue with the Jews, and with them that served God, and in

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Donald R. McClarey

The Way the Cookie Crumbles

Mr. Shellhammer: But… but maybe he’s only a little crazy like painters or composers or… or some of those men in Washington. Miracle on 34th Street, Screenplay (1947)     One of the great superstitions of the last century was

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Donald R. McClarey

PopeWatch: Papal Schismatic

Edward Pentin quotes Father Weinandy about what he calls the “internal papal schism”: The Catholic Church is heading toward an “internal papal schism” whereby Pope Francis effectively leads two opposing factions, Capuchin theologian Father Thomas Weinandy has warned. These are

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Donald R. McClarey

Mother Love

If I were hanged on the highest hill, Mother o’ mine, O mother o’ mine! I know whose love would follow me still, Mother o’ mine, O mother o’ mine! If I were drowned in the deepest sea, Mother o’

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Donald R. McClarey

That Will Sting

  For all their pretensions of political correctness, you can see how much human liberties matter to organizations like the NBA and Microsoft by how they kiss up to the Butchers of Bejing.  They are living exemplars of what Lenin

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Donald R. McClarey

Mrs. President

  We have a petticoat government!  Wilson is not acting! Mrs. Wilson is President! Senator Albert Fall (R.NM.) Edith Wilson had a very long life, being born on October 15, 1872, and dying on December 28, 1961.  She outlived two

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Donald R. McClarey

Saint of the Day Quote: Saint Pelagia the Penitent

THIS saint had been a comedian at Antioch, even whilst she was a catechumen; but afterwards renounced that profession, and became a true penitent. The manner of her conversion is thus related in the Greek Menæa, published by the Emperor

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Donald R. McClarey

Trump v. Warren

    Official Theme Song of the Trump 2020 Campaign?     I often tell people that I practice law not for the money but for the entertainment value.  If it is Trump v. Warren next year, as I expect,

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Donald R. McClarey

PopeWatch: Amazon Spirit

The Pope’s opening remarks at the Amazon Synod:   In his opening remarks for the Synod of Bishops for the Pan-Amazon Region Monday, Pope Francis said the assembly’s working document is meant to be “destroyed” as the starting point of

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Donald R. McClarey

The Lawsuits Will be Huge

  Who would have thought that mutilating mentally ill people, and pumping them full of chemicals with hideous side effects, could have a downside? Charlie says she has been contacted by “hundreds” of people seeking help – 30 people alone

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Donald R. McClarey

A Modest Proposal

  News that I missed courtesy of The Babylon Bee:   NEW YORK, NY—Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez recently held a town hall where a party of orcs stole the show. As Ocasio-Cortez was driving home a point about saving the planet

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Donald R. McClarey

And a Voice Was Never Heard

In Ramah was there a voice heard, lamentation, and weeping, and great mourning, Rachel weeping for her children, and would not be comforted, because they are not. Matthew 2: 18

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Donald R. McClarey

Banned by CNN

You can tell when a Trump ad is effective.  CNN will refuse to allow the Trump campaign to buy air time.  The type of corruption that Biden and his son engage in is commonplace in Washington, a town built on

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Gravel Road

Gravel Road https://youtu.be/F1ik0NQGUyg   Gotta get on that gravel road. Off this highway where I’m all alone. Gotta go there where I know I belong. That old gravel road going back home.   My sisters called and said Mama’s waiting

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Donald R. McClarey

October 7, 1571: Victory at Lepanto

“The Turks, swollen by their victories, will wish to take on our fleet, and God—I have the pious presentiment—will give us victory. Charles V gave you life. I will give you honor and greatness. Go and seek them out!” Pope

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Donald R. McClarey

To Forgive is Racist!

  News that I missed, courtesy of The Babylon Bee:   U.S.—Forgiveness and hugs are among the 36 new entries recently added to a database of hateful gestures used by white supremacists and other far-right extremists. According to the Anti-Defamation

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Donald R. McClarey

Saint of the Day Quote: Saint Grimonia

She was an Irish maiden of illustrious birth who left her country to consecrate herself to God. She was martyred in defence of her chastity in the place of her retirement in Picardy in the diocess of Laon. On the

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Donald R. McClarey

Vice President Thomas Marshall

  In Case of the Removal of the President from Office, or of his Death, Resignation, or Inability to discharge the Powers and Duties of the said Office, the Same shall devolve on the Vice President, and the Congress may

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