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First Principles: Nothing Is More Certain Than That A General Profligacy and Corruption of Manners Make A People Ripe For Destruction

“Nothing is more certain than that a general profligacy and corruption of manners make a people ripe for destruction.” – John Witherspoon (1776

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First Principles: Where There Is No Law, There Is No Liberty

“Where there is no law, there is no liberty; and nothing deserves the name of law but that which is certain and universal in its operation upon all the members of the community.” – Benjamin Rush (1788)

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First Principles: The Ordaining of Laws In Favor of One Part of the Nation, To the Prejudice and Oppression of Another, Is Certainly the Most Erroneous and Mistaken Policy

“The ordaining of laws in favor of one part of the nation, to the prejudice and oppression of another, is certainly the most erroneous and mistaken policy.” – Benjamin Franklin (1774)

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Thought For the Day: Change Is the Law of Life, and Those Who Look Only To the Past and Present Are Certain To Miss the Future

 “Change is the law of life, and those who look only to the past and present are certain to miss the future” – John F. Kennedy

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First Principles: Where There Is No Law, There Is No Liberty

“Where there is no law, there is no liberty; and nothing deserves the name of law but that which is certain and universal in its operation upon all the members of the community.” – Benjamin Rush (1788)

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First Principles: Nothing Is More Certain Than That A General Profligacy and Corruption of Manners Make A People Ripe For Destruction

“Nothing is more certain than that a general profligacy and corruption of manners make a people ripe for destruction. A good form of government may hold the rotten materials together for some time, but beyond a certain pitch, even the … Continue reading

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In the Process of Confession

In the Process of Confessionby Michael DoyleKeeping reality and the Bible in contextIs a paradigm that constantly correctsTo keep truest meaning in its placeThroughout our lives, it’s a truth to embraceGod answers prayers in His timeTo do otherwise would be … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: I Feel Fairly Certain That My Hatred Harms Me More Than the People Whom I Hate

“I feel fairly certain that my hatred harms me more than the people whom I hate.” -Max Frisch, architect, playwright, and novelist (15 May 1911-1991)

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While They Break Our Hearts

While They Break Our Heartsby Michael DoyleLife is full of imprecisionsToo many mistakesAnd too many bad decisionsRomances gone wrongNever knowing where one belongsJust another round of heartbreak songsStaying up late to catch a breakSome things can’t be fakeWhile they break … Continue reading

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First Principles: Where There Is No Law, There Is No Liberty

“[W]here there is no law, there is no liberty; and nothing deserves the name of law but that which is certain and universal in its operation upon all the members of the community.” – Benjamin Rush, letter to David Ramsay, … Continue reading

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