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First Principles: Mankind Is Born Free, Yet, Everywhere Is In Chains

“Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains.” – Jean Jacques Rousseau, The Social Contract (1762)    

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First Principles: Legal Immigrants Are Welcome To Join American Society and Conform To Our Established Rules

“Born in other countries, yet believing you could be happy in this, our laws acknowledge, as they should do, your right to join us in society, conforming, as I doubt not you will do, to our established rules.” —Thomas Jefferson … Continue reading

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Breathe the Legacy

The Na/GloPoWriMo Day Four challenge is to write a sad poem.   That’s easy enough to do this time around.  Someone who is increasingly important to me beyond nearly all measure of my meager words recently lost someone.  I can … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: To Be Gentle and Yielding Is the Disciple of Life

“A man is born gentle and weak. At death, he is hard and stiff. Green plants are tender and filled with sap. At death, they are withered and dry. Therefore, the stiff and unbending is the disciple of death, and … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: All Children – Born and Unborn – Are Made In the Holy Image of God

“Let us work together to build a culture that cherishes innocent life.  And let us reaffirm a fundamental truth: All children — born and unborn — are made in the holy image of God.” – Donald Trump     

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First Principles: Every Master of Slaves Is A Petty Tyrant Bringing Judgment of Heaven On Their Nations

“Every master of slaves is born a petty tyrant. They bring the judgement of heaven upon a country. As nations cannot be rewarded or punished in the next world, they must be in this. By an inevitable chain of causes … Continue reading

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Infanticide Is Not the Right Side of History

This recent move by the Democrats is as shocking as it is revolting.  Below are first some thoughts that coincide with my own.  Then, if I can find it, I will post here videos of these pro -infanticide politicians.  I … Continue reading

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Samson I

Based in part on The Book of Judges 16: Samson by Michael Romani After four hundred years Entered into the Promised Land Traces of laughter and tears Have made the people forget who commands Turning their backs on God The … Continue reading

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First Principles: Nothing Is So Contagious As Opinion Formed In the Mind of Distrust

“Nothing is so contagious as opinion, especially on questions which, being susceptible of very different glosses, beget in the mind a distrust of itself.” – James Madison (1790)      

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Understanding Our Blessing

Based in part on Luke 2 and Matthew 1: Understanding Our Blessing by Michael Romani So very worthy of our praise We stand fixed with our gaze God’s goodness understood As it is intended as we should In the beginning … Continue reading

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