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A Federation Begins

In the formation of the American Constitution, the world’s political  republican theory took a leap into reality despite some downsides. A Federation Begins by Michael Doyle The extending of institutionalized slavery Remains a bleak mark in American history Kicking the … Continue reading

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A New Nation Born Pt II

The American story series continues… A New Nation Born Pt II by Michael Doyle In the haphazard wake of 1776 There were so many constructs to fix The ancients had always taught Only a smallish sized republic should be sought … Continue reading

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First Principles: To Say That A Bad Government Must Be Established For Fear of Anarchy Is To Say We Should Kill Ourselves For Fear of Dying

“To say that a bad government must be established for fear of anarchy is really saying that we should kill ourselves for fear of dying.” – Richard Henry Lee    

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First Principles: Where There Is No Religion, Government Becomes A Hellish Anarchy Until Religion Returns

“Where you have no religion, you are sure to have no government, for as religion disappears, anarchy takes place and fixes a compleat Hell on earth till religion returns.” – Daniel Morgan    

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First Principles: Freedom, Not Servitude, Is the Cure For Anarchy; True Faith Is the Cure For Superstition

“Freedom and not servitude is the cure of anarchy; as religion, and not atheism, is the true remedy for superstition.” – Edmund Burke, Second Speech on Conciliation with America, The Thirteen Resolutions (3/22/1775)      

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First Principles: An Active Executive Is Essential To Good Government

“Energy in the executive is a leading character in the definition of good government. It is essential to the protection of the community against foreign attacks; it is not less essential to the steady administration of the laws; to the … Continue reading

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First Principles: Democracy Soon Degenerates Into the Depths of Such Anarchy That All Moral Virtue Is Extinguished

“Democracy will soon degenerate into an anarchy, such an anarchy that every man will do what is right in his own eyes and no man’s life or property or reputation or liberty will be secure, and every one of these … Continue reading

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First Principles: Democracy Degenerates Into Anarchy Without Subordination to Morality

“Democracy will soon degenerate into an anarchy, such an anarchy that every man will do what is right in his own eyes and no man’s life or property or reputation or liberty will be secure, and every one of these … Continue reading

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First Principles: Democracy Rapidly Deteriorates Into the Law of the Jungle

“Democracy will soon degenerate into an anarchy, such an anarchy that every man will do what is right in his own eyes and no man’s life or property or reputation or liberty will be secure, and every one of these … Continue reading

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First Principles: Good Morals Are the Only True Support of Good Government

“For avoiding the extremes of despotism or anarchy… the only ground of hope must be on the morals of the people.  I believe that religion is the only solid base of morals and that morals are the only possible support … Continue reading

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