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About alohapromisesforever

Writer, poet, musician, surfer, father of two princesses.

Revival

Revivalby Michael DoyleMoving past day-to-day survivalPraying for our nation’s revivalMiracles out of nowhere displayedEven if somewhat a bit delayedThe Holy Spirit moves us forwardNever retreating but ever towardThe spiritual awakening we findSalvation wants no one left behindReviving the lowly and … Continue reading

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First Principles: Who Is John Galt? We Are John Galt!

“In planning, forming, and arranging laws, deliberation is always becoming, and always useful.” -James Wilson (1791) Today’s First Principles will be slightly different than usual. I will encourage that you think on what the Father of American Law has stated … Continue reading

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Echoes of A Dolphin’s Life

Echoes of A Dolphin’s Lifeby Michael DoyleSynchronized sleepingFrom danger keepingHalf brained and one eyedThe pod keeps from being surprisedFollowing the secrets of mysteryA familiar echo explores the seaAs a whale’s song is heard in the distanceAnd against curiosity, there is … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: With the Exception Only of the Period of the Gold Standard, Practically All Governments of History Have Used Their Exclusive Power To Issue Money To Defraud and Plunder the People

“With the exception only of the period of the gold standard, practically all governments of history have used their exclusive power to issue money to defraud and plunder the people.” – Friedrich August von Hayek (1899-1992)

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First Principles: Slavery Is Such An Atrocious Debasement of Human Nature, That Its Very Extirpation, If Not Performed With Solicitous Care, May Sometimes Open A Source of Serious Evils

“Slavery is such an atrocious debasement of human nature, that its very extirpation, if not performed with solicitous care, may sometimes open a source of serious evils.” -Benjamin Franklin (1789)

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Thought For the Day: The Laws, and Not the Caprice Or Whim of Those In Government, Ought To Restrict the Actions of the Government. The Primacy of the Rule of Law Is Clear Throughout the Declaration…”

“(T)he laws, and not the caprice or whim of those in government, ought to restrict the actions of the government. The primacy of the rule of law is clear throughout the Declaration, but the first grievance gives us a clear articulation … Continue reading

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First Principles: Wherever Law Ends, Tyranny Begins

“The difference betwixt a king and a tyrant to consist only in this, that one makes the laws the bounds of his power, and the good of the public, the end of government; the other makes all give way to … Continue reading

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The Not So Cooked Goose of Dr. Seuss

The Not So Cooked Goose of Dr. Seussby Michael DoyleThis is not what it means to be wokeSomething inside must be truly brokeThese sinister snowflakes in reactivitySeek to search and destroy all creativityFor generations we have lived and learnedFrom lessons … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Concentrated Power Is Not Rendered Harmless By the Good Intentions of Those Who Create It

“Concentrated power is not rendered harmless by the good intentions of those who create it.” – Milton Friedman (1912-2006)

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First Principles: The Great Principles of Right and Wrong Are Legible To Every Reader; To Pursue Them Requires Not the Aid of Many Counselors

“The great principles of right and wrong are legible to every reader; to pursue them requires not the aid of many counselors.” – Thomas Jefferson (1775)

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