Tag Archives: Ages

Self Rule Rises

Continuing in a series on American history: Self Rule Rises by Michael Doyle From the High Middle Ages, society had a transformation As Calvin and Luther led the church’s reformation In a faithful take befitting the Bible’s explanation Making these … Continue reading

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On the Importance of True History

How did an intellectual fraud like Howard Zinn become the go to guy for American history in our public schools?   It’s sort of outrageous.   I remember when I was of a different mindset and more open to his … Continue reading

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First Principles: Political Parties May Answer Popular Ends But With the Course of Time Allow Unprincipled Persons To Usurp the Reins of Government

However [political parties] may now and then answer popular ends, they are likely in the course of time and things, to become potent engines, by which cunning, ambitious, and unprincipled men will be enabled to subvert the power of the … Continue reading

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Shelf Life

Today Is National Fruit Cake Day!! (run….) Shelf Life by Michael Romani Raise a glass of eggnog in good cheer Blessed by this holiday time of year But what do we do about this one gift One that creates sometimes … Continue reading

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Tis the Season of Holiday Lights

Today is not only the first day of Advent but is also the National Day of Christmas Lights. National Christmas Lights Day 2019 — December 1 It is with this in mind that I offer the following poem: Tis The … Continue reading

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First Principles: History Shows That of All Governments, Democracy Is the Most Unstable, Fluctuating and Short-Lived

“The experience of all former ages had shown that of all human governments, democracy was the most unstable, fluctuating and short-lived.” – John Quincy Adams    

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In Remembrance of Notre Dame

In memory of the burning of Notre Dame 04/2019 and as originally posted on my Flickr account: In Remembrance of Notre Dame by Michael Romani Standing there in the center of the ancient cityGloriously symbolic in its early beloved pietyThe … Continue reading

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First Principles: Perseverance and Spirit Have Done Wonders In All Ages

“Perseverance and Spirit have done Wonders in all ages.”  – George Washington      

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“Perseverance and Spirit have done Wonders in all ages.” – George Washington    

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First Principles: Our Constitution Is Based On the Wisdom of the Ages

“In the formation of our constitution the wisdom of all ages is collected — the legislators of antiquity are consulted, as well as the opinions and interests of the millions who are concerned. It short, it is an empire of … Continue reading

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