Monthly Archives: September 2021

A Dragon Born

A Dragon Bornby Michael DoyleIn the province of Henan, gungfu was bornTo rise to defeat China’s enemies as swornShaolin’s grace side by side with Tai Chi’s schoolBrought honor to their disciples’ ruleA battle head was one of strictly set contestFighting … Continue reading

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First Principles: Repeal That Welfare Law, and You Will Soon See A Change In their Manners. Industry Will Increase

“Repeal that [welfare] law, and you will soon see a change in their manners. [I]ndustry will increase, and with it plenty among the lower people; their circumstances will mend, and more will be done for their happiness by inuring them … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Real Destroyer of the Liberties of the People Is He Who Spread Among Them Bounties, Donations, and Benefits

“The real destroyer of the liberties of the people is he who spreads among them bounties, donations and benefits.” – -Greek Historian Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus

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Chosen to Live

Chosen to Live by Michael DoylePraying to a God of second chancesRecovering from life breaks and broken romancesWe have become one of the familyThrough the glory and the days of dramedyWe say our prayers in thankfulnessGrateful for God’s role in … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Missing Context Is the Fact-Checker Euphemism for ‘This Claim Is Correct but We Don’t Want Anyone Screencapping This As Ammo

“‘Missing context’ is the fact-checker euphemism for ‘this claim is correct but we don’t want anyone screencapping this as ammo.’” – Noam Blum

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First Principles: Our Constitution Was Made Only For A Moral and Religious People

“Our constitution was made only for a moral and religious people.” – John Adams

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Off Ramp

Off Rampby Michael DoyleFrom dodge ball to full gloryWe live the Christmas storyBridged by that crossOn which God took our lossUnknown is the time and seasonBut what is known is the reasonThat healing of eternal riftIf only we will receive … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Individual Liberty Rapidly Decays Into Corruption and Anarchy Without A Meaningful Commitment To Personal Responsibility

“Individual liberty rapidly decays into corruption and anarchy without a meaningful commitment to personal responsibility based on our nation’s Judeo-Christian heritage. Traditional beliefs and values must therefore continue to serve as our touchstone and compass.” – Mark Alexander

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First Principles: Honor, Justice, and Humanity, Forbid Us Tamely To Surrender That Freedom Which We Received From Our Gallant Ancestors

“Honor, justice, and humanity, forbid us tamely to surrender that freedom which we received from our gallant ancestors, and which our innocent posterity have a right to receive from us. We cannot endure the infamy and guilt of resigning succeeding … Continue reading

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First Principles: Honesty Will Be Found On Every Experiment, To Be the Best and Only True Policy; Let Us Then As A Nation Be Just

“Honesty will be found on every experiment, to be the best and only true policy; let us then as a Nation be just.” – George Washington (1783)

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