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First Principles: It’s Up To All Americans To Stop the Spread of Principles Counter To Our Civil and Religious Rights

“It is necessary for every American, with becoming energy to endeavor to stop the dissemination of principles evidently destructive of the cause for which they have bled. It must be the combined virtue of the rulers and of the people … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Power To Command Is Often Accompanied By Failure To Think

“The power to command frequently causes failure to think.” – Barbara Tuchman, author and historian (30 Jan 1912-1989)      

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Questioning Prayers

From time to time, a soul is shaken into questioning things even convictions firmly held. Questioning Prayers by Michael Romani Questioning prayers Questioning the Divine Caught in emotional snares Laid like cerebral landmines Poems to all its owed To dreams … Continue reading

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First Principles: Division Is Naturally Sown Among Mankind

“The latent causes of faction are thus sown in the nature of man.” – James Madison, Federalist No. 10 (1787)    

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First Principles: We Determine To Die Or Be Free

“Nevertheless, to the persecution and tyranny of his cruel ministry we will not tamely submit — appealing to Heaven for the justice of our cause, we determine to die or be free.” – Joseph Warren, American account of the Battle … Continue reading

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First Principles: Our Fight For Liberty Is the Cause of All Mankind

“It is a common observation here that our cause is the cause of all mankind, and that we are fighting for their liberty in defending our own.” – Benjamin Franklin, letter to Samuel Cooper, 1777        

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Fight For Glory

Excited that the Rome docu-drama series has a new season on Netflix.   To my surprise, it turns out that I somehow had not watched the last two episodes.  I am in the middle of fixing that now. Fight For … Continue reading

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Danced Upon A Muse

Life is filled with happenstance.  Some it just happens to be happier than stance.  This is one of those times. Danced Upon A Muse by Michael Romani Smitten by my kitten Thank God her claws are retractable Her love fits … Continue reading

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