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First Principles: I Like the Dreams of the Future Better Than the History of the Past

“I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.” – Thomas Jefferson

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Thought For the Day: The Antidote To This Abuse of Formal Government Is the Influence of Private Character, the Growth of the Individual

“The less government we have the better — the fewer laws and the less confided power. The antidote to this abuse of formal government is the influence of private character, the growth of the individual.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) … Continue reading

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On the Tipping Point of Stupid

On the Tipping Point of Stupidby Michael DoyleOf all the thoughts on thought contributedThere it is on the tipping point of stupidThe calling of names that should bring shameYet, there it is in politics as if a gameSpeaking of trickle … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: If More Politicians In This Country Were Thinking About the Next Generation Instead of the Next Election, It Might Be Better For the United States and the World

“If more politicians in this country were thinking about the next generation instead of the next election, it might be better for the United States and the world.” – Claude Pepper, senator and representative (8 Sep 1900-1989)

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On A Friendship

On A Friendshipby Michael DoyleFriendship is like a storyA melody that catches and belongsThere in the ways of trustIs a love that grows as it mustChildren play at their gamesWe play our own, just the sameBelieving in things hard to … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Look Deep Into Nature, and Then You Will Understand Everything Better

“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” -Albert Einstein

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First Principles: Perseverance In Almost Any Plan Is Better Than Fickleness and Fluctuation

“Perseverance in almost any plan is better than fickleness and fluctuation.” – Alexander Hamilton, July 1792

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Road Tripping

Road Trippingby Michael DoyleIn a long history of driving placesFilled with love and smiling facesWe took it up to a whole new levelWhere boredom was the only DevilIt’s all in about that sort of journeyOn our way to the edges … Continue reading

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A Desecration

A Desecrationby Michael DoylePolitics take a backseat to the ConstitutionYet some do not like this resolutionBut that doesn’t make it a wrongIt’s the restoration of where law belongsThere is a value that matters to all of lifeWhere we save the … Continue reading

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Room Read

Room Readby Michael DoyleIt’s hard to make a room readEspecially when I’m the hero no one needsBut there’s something to be saidFor all the nonsense that we’re fedNobody is that special anymoreI wonder if we ever were even beforeNo one … Continue reading

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