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First Principles: America Is Another Name For Opportunity. Our Whole History Appears Like A Last Effort of Divine Providence In Behalf of the Human Race

“America is another name for opportunity. Our whole history appears like a last effort of divine Providence in behalf of the human race.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

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Salt and Light

Salt and Lightby Michael DoyleWe need with loving greetingTo return to uplifting prayer meetingsStep by step, we can find God againIt starts by sharing God’s love with friendsIt’s in improving our Godly relationshipThat we can and will improve our governmentFinding … Continue reading

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First Principles: America’s Founding Principles Are True Not Because Any Generation – Including Our Own – Has Lived Them Perfectly, But Because They Are Based Upon the Eternal Truths of the Human Condition

“America’s founding principles are true not because any generation — including our own — has lived them perfectly, but because they are based upon the eternal truths of the human condition. They are rooted in our capacity for evil and … Continue reading

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A Most Holy Compact

The Mayflower Compact serves as the rudimentary model for the governance of the United States of America. As a document, it also served as a model for both the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution itself. This year … Continue reading

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The Chicago Seven and Liberty

The Chicago Seven and Libertyby Michael DoyleThe American soul was in desperate measurePoisoned and depleted of blood and lost treasureFor the sake of a war that people didn’t understandOur republic’s principles died for in a foreign landThe Vietnam draft and … Continue reading

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Covid and the Constitution

Covid and the Constitutionby Michael DoyleVoices arrayed together against an institutionOut of control of the reining in by the ConstitutionChecks and balances swept away along with our rightsStill, we ride forward like beleaguered knightsStay at home orders meant for communicable … Continue reading

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First Principles: Act Worthy of Yourselves

“Our enemies are numerous and powerful; but we have many friends, determining to be free, and heaven and earth will aid the resolution. On you depend the fortunes of America. You are to decide the important question, on which rest … Continue reading

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First Principles: A General Dissolution of Principles and Manners Will More Surely Overthrow the Liberties of America Than the Whole Force of the Common Enemy

“A general dissolution of principles and manners will more surely overthrow the liberties of America than the whole force of the common enemy.” – Samuel Adams (1779)

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Thought For the Day: America Is Not A Land Cloaked In Darkness. America Is the Torch That Enlightens the Entire World

“Because we understand that America is not a land cloaked in darkness. America is the torch that enlightens the entire world.” – Donald Trump

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First Principles: The Cause of America Is In A Great Measure the Cause of All Mankind

“The cause of America is in a great measure the cause of all mankind.” – Thomas Paine (1776)

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