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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. While the people are virtuous they cannot be subdued; but when once they lose their virtue then … Continue reading

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Thoughts On “It’s A Wonderful Life”

Thoughts On “It’s A Wonderful Life”by Michael Doyle”It’s A Wonderful Life” is a different warMy kind of film and at times a lot moreThe critics can snark their hatred of platitudeOr maybe learn a thing or two about gratitudeThere is … Continue reading

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Birds Aren’t Real

Birds Aren’t Realby Michael DoyleSpoken with a sense of zealIs the thought, “Birds Aren’t Real”Youth joins together to upendA disturbing sort of the worse trendIn an age of misinformationGen Z links arms across the nationEngaged in a case of absurdismWith … Continue reading

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Rittenhouse

Rittenhouseby Michael DoyleWhen the cognitive dissonance begins to divergeAnd we find America struggling and on the vergeThere is no doubt that we must must ask the whyMartyrs are made but no one wants to really dieA young man, barely a … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: America Was Not Built On Fear. America Was Built On Courage, On Imagination, and On an Unbeatable Determination To Do the Job At Hand

“America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination, and on an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.” – Harry S Truman

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First Principles: It Is A Principle Incorporated Into the Settled Policy of America, That As Peace Is Better Than War, War Is Better Than Tribute

“It is a principle incorporated into the settled policy of America, that as peace is better than war, war is better than tribute.” – James Madison (1816)

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Thought For the Day: If America Is Not Strong, the World Will Be At the Mercy of Tyrants and Enter An Era We Dare Not Imagine

“If America is not strong, the world will be at the mercy of tyrants and enter an era we dare not imagine.” – Mike Pompeo

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Thought For the Day: I Believe In An America Where the Free Enterprise System Flourishes For All Other Systems To See and Admire–Where…No Racketeer, No Government Bureaucracy Can Put Him Out of Business

“I believe in an America where the free enterprise system flourishes for all other systems to see and admire — where no businessman lacks either competition or credit — and where no monopoly, no racketeer, no government bureaucracy can put … Continue reading

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The Importance of Keeping Our History

The Importance of Keeping Our Historyby Michael DoyleMoving back the veil of mysteryWe remember the truths of historyTelling the truth as truth is meantAnd so providing the roots of our governmentFramed within moments of vivid reflectionTo take us back to … Continue reading

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