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First Principles: Where the Press Is Free and Every Man Able To Read, All Is Safe

“Where the press is free and every man able to read, all is safe.” – Thomas Jefferson, to Charles Yancey (1816)

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First Principles: May the Father of All Mercies Scatter Light, and Not Darkness, Upon Our Paths

“May the Father of all mercies scatter light, and not darkness, upon our paths.” – George Washington (1790)

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Ever Free

Ever Freeby Michael DoyleJoining in as the heavens and earth singsHoping a white Christmas will bringThis world’s resounding joyAs every good boy and girl unwrap their toysIn wonder of love, we gather and rejoiceGathered together to make a little noiseAll … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: For All Sad Words of Tongue and Pen, the Saddest Are These, “It Might Have Been”

“For all sad words of tongue and pen, the saddest are these, ‘It might have been’.” – John Greenleaf Whittier, poet (17 Dec 1807-1892)

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First Principles: Entrust Unlimited Authority To One Man, To Several, To All, You Will Find That It Is Equally Evil

“Entrust [unlimited authority] to one man, to several, to all, you will still find that it is equally an evil.”  – David Constant (1815)

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Thought For the Day: Come To Me, All Who Labor and Are Heavy Laden and I Will Give You Rest

“Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest” – Matthew 11:28

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Thought for the Day: I Will Honor Christmas In My Heart and Try To Keep It All the Year

“I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.” – Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol

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Christmas Lights

Christmas Lightsby Michael DoyleLooking out from the heart of the cityIt’s best to take things with humor so wittyAnd to know that children are our possibilityBecause they still see impossible things with claritySanta doesn’t have one child, he has them … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Trust Is the Glue of Life. It’s the Most Essential Ingredient In Effective Communication. It’s the Foundational Principle That Holds All Relationships

“Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It’s the foundational principle that holds all relationships.” – Stephen Covey 

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First Principles: Be Courteous To All, But Intimate With Few and Let Those Few Be Well Tried Before You Give Them Your Confidence

“Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.” – George Washington

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