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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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First Principles: ‘Tis the Business of Little Minds To Shrink; But He Whose Heart Is Firm and Whose Conscience Approves His Conduct Will Pursue His Principles Unto Death

“I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. ‘Tis the business of little minds to shrink; but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, … Continue reading

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Lessons From Eden Park

The Roaring Twenties were a fascinating time.  Among the lessons to be learned was that a woman could do and be more than they had been allowed until then, vice and other personal choices could not be controlled and that … Continue reading

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The Death of Empires and America Marches On

American history continues through the beginning of the Great Depression. The Death of Empires and America Marches On by Michael Doyle The end of the Great War brought down empires from prior Redrawing Europe’s map by 14 Points down to … Continue reading

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Idylls of the Progressive Age

Continuing in this look at American History. Idylls of the Progressive Age by Michael Doyle Theodore Roosevelt rose to the presidency Upon the assassination of William McKinley A cowboy rode into the White House that day Formidable and enthusiastic in … Continue reading

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Happiness Is A Warm Cookie

December 4 is National Cookie Day!!  It doesn’t get better than this does it?  I’ll try to do the day a little bite sized bit of heartwarming justice. Happiness Is A Warm Cookie by Michael Romani As the holidays come … Continue reading

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First Principles: Happiness Comes From Minding Our Own Business Not the Business of Others

“It is one of my sources of happiness never to desire a knowledge of other people’s business.”  – Dolley Madison    

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Thought For the Day: The Self Congratulating Media Are Shocking In Their Self Aggrandizing Behavior That Will Haunt Journalism For A Long Time Coming

“It’s shocking to see national media voices after the release of Robert Mueller’s report patting each other on the back, congratulating themselves for a three-year faceplant they must know will haunt the whole business for a long time.” – Matt … Continue reading

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First Principles: Congresspersons Are The Servants of the People

“[Members of Congress] are the Servants of the People, sent together to do the People’s Business…” – Benjamin Franklin (1785)    

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Queen of Soul

I would like to propose that we declare the day on which Aretha Franklin passed, International Respect For Woman Day.  Anyone else agree? Queen of Soul by Michael Romani The time has come to be called home The lady has … Continue reading

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