Monthly Archives: October 2017

Thought For the Day: There Are No Impossibilities

“In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.” – János Arany, the Hungarian Shakespeare of Ballads    

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First Principles: Leaders In Our Nation Must Have Good Character

“Nothing is more essential to the establishment of manners in a State than that all persons employed in places of power and trust must be men of unexceptionable characters.” —Samuel Adams (1775)        

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Sonic Gems: Queen – A Night At the Opera

A Night At the Opera is the fourth studio album by British rockers, Queen.  The album incorporates ballads, music hall, hard rock and progressive hard rock influences.  It probably best known for Bohemian Rhapsody.  But that’s a song that will be … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Amerigo Vespucci’s Account of His First Voyage

Amerigo Vespucci was an Italian explorer, financier, navigator and cartographer who lived from March 9, 1454 to February 22, 1512.  He was the first to demonstrate that Brazil and the West Indies were not, after all, the eastern boundaries of … Continue reading

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Desecration

Desecration of Angels by Michael Romani In our angels’ desecration Are sown the seeds of destruction As your villainy grows bolder This side of light demands I be its soldier Better to strive hard and honestly die Than ever answer … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Ascend

Even from darkness, an angel ascends How you might see this just depends On which side you are standing on Or, whether you can believe in once upon Sometimes, life is funny like that isn’t it Confidence that light can … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Freedom To Criticize Brings True Praise As Well

“Without the freedom to criticize, there is no true praise”. -Pierre Beaumarchais, playwright (1732-1799)      

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First Principles: A Law’s Propriety Has Be Determined Based On Natural Law

“The propriety of a law, in a constitutional light, must always be determined by the nature of the powers upon which it is founded.” —  Alexander Hamilton, in Federalist No. 33 (1788) The text of Federalist No. 33 may be read here: http://www.constitution.org/fed/federa33.htmContinue reading

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The Truth About Christopher Columbus

The Truth About Christopher Columbus by Michael Romani It was another time, back in 1492 It was a different place with another view When Columbus sailed that ocean’s blue I wonder if he would have if he had had a … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Succumb

I succumb to the evening, warm and tender There in its bliss, I give my final surrender Knowing that another day has been done Night will pass and we’ll find ourselves a new one It’s been this way since time … Continue reading

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