Monthly Archives: May 2021

All Those Secret Sins

All Those Secret Sinsby Michael DoyleOh my, the hypocrisyHave you no dignityWith all the secret sinsThat pops up now and thenHiding hate behind that smileMeaning yes in our denialIn a matter of time, it revealsItself in vivid detailsRight before the … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Times Have Change. But the Basic Premise of the Constitution Hasn’t Changed. It’s Still Our Blueprint For Freedom

“Times Have Changed. But the Basic Premise of the Constitution Hasn’t Changed. It’s Still Our Blueprint For Freedom” – Ronald Reagan

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First Principles: There Is A Chart and A Compass For Us To Study, To Consult, and To Obey. That Chart Is the Constitution

We may be tossed upon an ocean where we can see no land — nor, perhaps, the sun or stars. But there is a chart and a compass for us to study, to consult, and to obey. That chart is … Continue reading

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Once Too Many Times

Once Too Many Timesby Michael DoyleYou there, who do so wrongIt’s me here, telling you that you don’t belongPointing at your mistake with my fingerThat is, until, I notice the smell lingersAnd it is myself who is wickedStinking in my … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Let Us Never Forget That Government Is Ourselves and Not An Alien Power Over Us

“Let us never forget that government is ourselves and not an alien power over us. The ultimate rulers of our democracy are not a President and senators and congressmen and government officials, but the voters of this country.”  – Franklin … Continue reading

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First Principles: A Diffusion of Knowledge Is the Only Guardian of True Liberty

A diffusion of knowledge is the only guardian of true liberty.” -James Madison

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First Principles: If Congress Can Do Whatever In Their Discretion…Government Is No Longer A Limited One, Possessing Enumerated Powers, But an Indefinite One

“If Congress can do whatever in their discretion can be done by money, and will promote the General Welfare, the Government is no longer a limited one, possessing enumerated powers, but an indefinite one, subject to particular exceptions.” – James … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Sparrow Is Sorry For the Peacock At the Burden of His Tail

“The sparrow is sorry for the peacock at the burden of his tail.” – Rabindranath Tagore, poet, philosopher, author, songwriter, painter, educator, composer, Nobel laureate (7 May 1861-1941)

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Thought For the Day: The Softer You Sing, the Louder You’re Heard

“The softer you sing, the louder you’re heard.” – Donovan, musician (b. 10 May 1946) Yes, this is what long, long ago past for a music video…. and yes… that actually is Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin fame playing guitar. … Continue reading

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First Principles: Let Us Tenderly and Kindly Cherish, Therefore, the Means of Knowledge. Let Us Dare To Read, Think, Speak, and Write.

“Let us tenderly and kindly cherish, therefore, the means of knowledge. Let us dare to read, think, speak, and write.”– John Adams

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