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Thought For the Day: As Knowledge Spreads, Wealth Spreads. To Diffuse Knowledge Is to Diffuse Wealth

“General education is the best preventive of the evils now most dreaded. In the civilized countries of the world, the question is how to distribute most generally and equally the property of the world. As a rule where education is most general the distribution … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Although the Legal and Ethical Definitions of Right are the Antithesis of Each other, Most Writers…Confuse Power With Goodness, and Mistake Law For Justice

“Although the legal and ethical definitions of right are the antithesis of each other, most writers use them as synonyms. They confuse power with goodness, and mistake law for justice.” – Charles T. Sprading (1871-1959)

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First Principles: Those Who Expect To Reap the Blessings of Freedom, Must, Like Men, Undergo the Fatigues of Supporting It

“Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.” – Thomas Paine (1777)

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A Short Explanation Regarding Absence

On Saturday, June 5, 2021, I had a heart attack. I have been in recovery and am now ready to start posting to Aloha Promises Forever. I am making a good recovery but have still yet to be referred to … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: If You Break Your Neck, If You have Nothing To Eat…Then You’ve Got A Problem. Everything Else Is An Inconvenience

“If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you’ve got a problem. Everything else is an inconvenience. Life is inconvenient. Life is lumpy. A lump in the oatmeal, a lump … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Lest I Keep My Complacent Way, I Must Remember Somewhere Out There A Person Died For Me Today. As Long As There Must Be A War, I Ask and I Must Answer; Was I Worth Dying For?

“Lest I keep my complacent way I must remember somewhere out there a person died for me today. As long as there must be war, I ask and I must answer; was I worth dying for?”- Eleanor Roosevelt

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Little Rocket

Twinkle, Twinkle Little Rocketby Michael DoyleTwinkle, TwinkleLittle RocketTruth be toldAnd we must talk itUp above the world somewhereWhere you are we know not whereBut worse is that we do not understandJust precisely where you will landI hear that we will … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Only Foundation For A Useful Education In A Republic Is To Be Laid In Religion. Without This There Can Be No Virtue and Without Virtue, There Can Be No Liberty and Liberty Is the Object and Life of All Republican Governments

“[T]he only foundation for a useful education in a republic is to be laid in religion. Without this there can be no virtue, and without virtue there can be no liberty, and liberty is the object and life of all … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: When More of the People’s Sustenance Is Exacted Through the Form of Taxation Than Is Necessary To Meet the Just Obligations of Government, Such Exaction Becomes Ruthless Extortion and A Violation of the Fundamental Principles of A Free Government

“When more of the people’s sustenance is exacted through the form of taxation than is necessary to meet the just obligations of government, such exaction becomes ruthless extortion and a violation of the fundamental principles of a free government.” – … Continue reading

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First Principles: Natural Liberty Is A Gift of the Beneficent Creator To the Whole Human Race and…Civil Liberty Is Founded In That; and Cannot Be Wrested From Any People, Without the Most Manifest Violation of Justice

“…(N)atural liberty is a gift of the beneficent Creator to the whole human race, and that civil liberty is founded in that; and cannot be wrested from any people, without the most manifest violation of justice.” – Alexander Hamilton, in … Continue reading

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