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Thoughts On Arlington (Memorial Day 2019)

America has never been so seemingly divided since our Civil War. Thoughts On Arlington by Michael Romani With so many jokes out to rewrite history It really isn’t much of a mystery That our nation barely stands divided With too … Continue reading

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First Principles: Those Who Think Themselves Unaccountable Will Act Unaccountable and All Persons Would Be Unaccountable If They Could

“It is nothing strange, that men, who think themselves unaccountable, should act unaccountably, and that all men would be unaccountable if they could.” – John Trenchard and Thomas Gordon, Cato’s Letters      

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I Am the Ocean

Na/GloPoWriMo Day 17 and the challenge is to write a poem from an unusual perspective.  What if a drop of water thought it was the ocean itself?… I Am the Ocean by Michael Romani I am the ocean I am … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Hang A Question Mark On All Things Long Taken For Granted

“In all affairs it’s a healthy thing now and then to hang a question mark on the things you have long taken for granted.”  – Bertrand Russell    

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Thought For the Day: All That I Am, I Have Received From God

“I am certain in my heart that all that I am, I have received from God. –  Saint Patrick    

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Thought For the Day All That We Know of Love Is That Love Is All There Is

“That love is all there is, Is all we know of love.” – Emily Dickinson      

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First Principles: Never Despair In Rekindling The Patriotic Fire

“Nil desperandum, — Never Despair. That is a motto for you and me. All are not dead; and where there is a spark of patriotic fire, we will rekindle it.” — Samuel Adams  

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Let’s Be Nerds Together

I was watching something transpire and as it happened it occurred to me… sometimes there’s that ideal match.  You might be superstars who find each other and shine on.  Or, as more usually the case in the world of the … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Distrust All In Whom The Impulse To Punish Is Powerful

“Distrust all in whom the impulse to punish is powerful.” – Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche, philosopher (15 Oct 1844-1900)    

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First Principles: Energy and Persistence Conquer All Things

“Energy and persistence conquer all things.” – Benjamin Franklin      

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