Donald R. McClarey

Three Cheers for the Lex Talionis

23 And Lamech said unto his wives, Adah and Zillah, Hear my voice; ye wives of Lamech, hearken unto my speech: for I have slain a man to my wounding, and a young man to my hurt.24 If Cain shall

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Donald R. McClarey

The Republican Party, the Democrat Party and Race

Retired Professor Carol Swain, currently running to be Mayor of Nashville, gives us some basic history about the Republican Party which will come as an immense revelation to too many Americans brought up in a country where almost all of academia, entertainment

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Donald R. McClarey

Let Kids Be Kids!

Bravo!     When I was a kid back before Dinosaurs ruled the Earth, the norm was for parents to throw kids out of the houses on weekdays during the summer, with the offspring only coming back for meals.  The

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Donald R. McClarey

Nigel Farage on Brexit

The godfather of Brexit explains what it means.    

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Donald R. McClarey

What You Need to Know About Worse Than Murder Inc.

Another first rate video from Prager University.  Lila Rose of Live Action explains what we need to know about Planned Parenthood Worse Than Murder Inc:       The Prager videos are quite effective in conveying information on a whole

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Donald R. McClarey

Two Minutes to Change the World

        Presidents during their presidencies make hundreds of speeches.  Most are utterly forgotten soon after they are delivered.  Even most of the speeches by a president who is also a skilled orator, as Lincoln was, are recalled only

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Donald R. McClarey

Jordan Peterson: Fix Yourself

“In the West, we have been withdrawing from our tradition-, religion- and even nation-centred cultures, partly to decrease the danger of group conflict. But we are increasingly falling prey to the desperation of meaninglessness, and that is no improvement at

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Donald R. McClarey

Life Everlasting

[18] And there came to him the Sadducees, who say there is no resurrection; and they asked him, saying: [19] Master, Moses wrote unto us, that if any man’s brother die, and leave his wife behind him, and leave no

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Donald R. McClarey

Why No One Trusts the Mainstream Media

Naked partisanship, raw ignorance and insufferable arrogance come to mind.  It would also help if most of them were not manifestly incompetent at covering the news.     Journalism is about covering important stories. With a pillow, until they stop

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Donald R. McClarey

Thank the British Empire?

OK Prager U this video might be too much for me.  I fully share my sainted Mom’s ambivalence to all things British.  She taught me all the Irish rebel songs, but she also loved the Queen.  The speaker on the

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Donald R. McClarey

Socialism: They’ll Get It Right Next Time For Sure

Prager U  takes a look at that insult to basket cases everywhere, Venezuela:  

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Donald R. McClarey

Did Government Meddling Bring About the Great Depression?

  The above video says yes, and attributes the bad policy to Herbert Hoover.  Considering the cycle of boom and bust that America had long seen, the Great Depression stands out for both its length and severity.  Perhaps this is

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Donald R. McClarey

Welcome to the Ranks, Jay Stephens

  Colleges, ironically, are helping to produce very tough minded conservatives.  Most of us learn by examples, and a negative example is often a very possible motivator indeed.

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The Mainstream Media is Fake News

  Andrew Klavan for Prager University explains how the Mainstream Media is the essence of Fake News.  We have  hyper partisan journalists who report upon the world through leftist glasses and who will not allow mere reality to stand in the

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Being Student Commissars for Fun and Profit

        This has raised a firestorm:   The University of Arizona is paying students $10 per hour to assume the responsibilities of “Social Justice Advocates.”   According to an online job description, Social Justice Advocates, or SJAs

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Nazism and Communism

It is not Germany that will turn Bolshevist but Bolshevism that will become a sort of National Socialism. Besides, there is more that binds us to Bolshevism than separates us from it…. I have always made allowance for this circumstance,

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The Korean War: It Was Worth It

    My favorite living historian, Victor Davis Hanson, explains the Korean War courtesy of Prager University.  Was it worth it?  Look at the picture below and judge for yourself:              

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Shut Up, They Explained

  Kimberly Strassel for Prager University reveals the ongoing attempt by the left in this country to shut people up.  If Trump wins the election, and the polls are off, the left can thank their own brownshirt tactics in convincing

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The Speech Every High School Principal Should Give

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Our Will Be Done

  “Quos Deus vult perdere, prius dementat“     My favorite living historian Victor Davis Hanson has a brilliant post on the rot that infects the West:   Sanctuary cities illustrate how progressive doctrine can by itself nullify the rule

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The Civil War and Slavery

We’re not fighting for slaves. Most of us never owned slaves and never expect to, It takes money to buy a slave and we’re most of us poor, But we won’t lie down and let the North walk over us

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The Ten Commandments and Freedom

And one of them, a doctor of the Law, putting him to the test, asked him, “Master, which is the great commandment in the Law?” Jesus said to him, “‘Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with thy whole heart,

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Social Justice=More Power to Caesar

  Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron’s cruelty may sometimes sleep,

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Pope Francis Is Not Amused

A contribution to this equitable development will also be made both by international activity aimed at the integral human development of all the world’s peoples and by the legitimate redistribution of economic benefits by the State, as well as indispensable

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The Most Terrible Bomb That Ended The Most Terrible War

We have discovered the most terrible bomb in the history of the world. It may be the fire destruction prophesied in the Euphrates Valley Era, after Noah and his fabulous Ark. Harry Truman, Diary entry-July 25, 1945   A bit

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But Is It Art?

When the flush of a newborn sun fell first on Eden’s green and gold,   Our father Adam sat under the Tree and scratched with a stick in the mold;   And the first rude sketch that the world had seen was

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What Is Social Justice?

Jonah Goldberg for Prager University asks and answers what is social justice.  I agree with him that social justice usually in practice ends up with thieves employed by the government taking property from A, keeping a substantial cut, and throwing

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Rational Evil

Dennis Prager , in this episode of his Prager University series of videos, takes on an ever popular heresy:  evil is irrational.  This heresy is popular for any number of reasons but doubtless it all boils down to the belief, completely

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God and Suffering

  As superb look at suffering by Dr. Peter Kreeft, courtesy of Prager University.  I agree with his division of suffering into what Man causes through our actions, wars are a classic example, and suffering caused by nature, the type of suffering

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