Recent Clarence Darrow Commentaries

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Now, It’s Beaufort
In 1925, Dayton, Tennessee, became ground zero for religious extremism. High school teacher John Scopes was charged with violating a state act making it illegal to teach Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution in any state-funded school. When noted criminal attorney Clarence Darrow appeared for the defense, the trial received national attention. But the prosecution employed its own legal titan—three-time presidential...
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March 6, 2024
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The Poison We Live With
“He that troubleth his own house shall inherit the wind . . .” —Proverbs 11:29 Denial is a superb film about a lawsuit brought by author David Irving against American Holocaust scholar, Deborah Lipstadt for libel. Irving writes and speaks on Nazi Germany and much his work centers on his fervent belief that the Holocaust never happened. The basis of...
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January 28, 2022
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Everlasting Problems
With the trial of Derek Chauvin, the police officer charged with the murder of George Floyd, and the shooting death of Dante Wright just blocks from where Floyd died, racial injustice has raised its ugly head again. Police are charged with protecting people, not placing their knee on a suspect’s neck until he is dead. Statista Research, a data research...
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April 16, 2021
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Fantasy v. Reality
“Ignorance and fanaticism is ever busy and needs feeding. Always it is feeding and gloating for more.” – Clarence Darrow The moon landing was faked. The Holocaust never happened. Mass shootings were staged by the government. All have been disproved, but despite the evidence, too many see it all as “fake” news. While Donald Trump has been the grand purveyor...
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March 15, 2021

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