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First Principles: It Is When the People Forget God That Tyrants Forge Their Chains

“Bad men cannot make good citizens. It is when a people forget God that tyrants forge their chains. A vitiated state of morals, a corrupted public conscience, is incompatible with freedom. No free government, or the blessings of liberty, can … Continue reading

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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: It Is the Duty of All To Worship God In the Manner Most Agreeable To That Person’s Conscience

“It is the duty of all men in society, publicly, and at stated seasons, to worship the SUPREME BEING, the great Creator and Preserver of the universe. And no subject shall be hurt, molested, or restrained, in his person, liberty, … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Possibilities of Mischief In the Governance of Man Should Remain Bound By the Constitution

“In questions of power, then, let no more be heard of confidence in man, but bind him down from mischief by the chains of the Constitution.” – Thomas Jefferson (1798)    

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God Is After You

Based in part on Psalms 23:6 God Is After You by Michael Romani I seek in repentance to make my turn To live a better life as I have learned Desired by the blessings from above Surrendering to the ways … Continue reading

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American Lion: Speaker of Truth

Frederick Douglass was a Republican.   I love when I read the Left try to work its way around that with lies and pretense and then try to make the case anything but than it was.  The Republicans formed in … Continue reading

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Children of the Night

Once on a full moon’s howling… Children of the Night by Michael Romani Shackled in darkness and chains Life batters at us while we refrain Toys of love have rules of their own With all the goodbyes that leave us … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Grimace

The chains that bind us to our dark embrace Are the chains that make me stop and grimace Is there even a ghost of a chance at second glance Bringing all of this back into some balance? Tell me now, … Continue reading

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Ways of Freedom

From time to time, it seems necessary to think on choices made and principles kept. Ways of Freedom by Michael Romani “Times march on”, says the old soldier Remembering back on times bolder But some things are best and better … Continue reading

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First Principles: Life Is Not So Dear As To Purchased At the Price of Chains and Slavery

“Is life so dear or peace so sweet as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God.” – Patrick Henry, Speech to the Virginia Convention, 1775        

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