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Together We Will Stand

Together We Will Standby Michael DoyleThere is now in this time of historyA grain going against the orthodoxyThat states that the power rests in populismDespite the modern move against nationalismToday, a certain set wishes our knees to bowAs if to … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: A Public Health Emergency Does Not Give Governors and Other Public Officials Carte Blanche To Disregard the Constitution For As Long As the Medical Problem Persists

“(A) public health emergency does not give Governors and other public officials carte blanche to disregard the Constitution for as long as the medical problem persists.” – Justice Samuel Alito

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First Principles: No Religious Test Shall Ever Be Required As A Qualification To Any Office Or Public Trust Under the United States

“No religious test shall ever be required as a Qualification to any Office or public Trust under the United States.” – United States Constitution, Article VI, Clause 3

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Covid and the Constitution

Covid and the Constitutionby Michael DoyleVoices arrayed together against an institutionOut of control of the reining in by the ConstitutionChecks and balances swept away along with our rightsStill, we ride forward like beleaguered knightsStay at home orders meant for communicable … Continue reading

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First Principles: Neither the Wisest Constitution Nor the Wisest Laws Will Secure the Liberty and Happiness of A People Whose Manners Are Universally Corrupt

“Neither the wisest constitution nor the wisest laws will secure the liberty and happiness of a people whose manners are universally corrupt.” – Samuel Adams (1749)

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Thought For the Day: Men Like …James Madison…Hoped Our Constitutional Republic Would Last For Ages, Mitigate the Problems That…Arise…From Political Factions and Prevent Tyranny

“Men of great intellect and wisdom like James Madison, the father of our Constitution, hoped our constitutional republic would last for ages, mitigate the problems that would naturally arise from political factions, and prevent tyranny. Our Constitution gave only a … Continue reading

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First Principles: Liberty, Once Lost, Is Lost Forever

“Liberty, once lost, is lost forever.” – John Adams      

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First Principles: The Only Foundation of A Free Constitution Is Pure Virtue

“The only foundation of a free Constitution, is pure Virtue, and if this cannot be inspired into our People, in a greater Measure than they have it now, they may change their Rulers, and the forms of Government, but they … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Foundation On Which All Constitutions Are Build Is the Natural Equality of Man, the Denial of Every Preeminence But That Annexed To Legal Office and Particularly the Denial of A Preeminence By Birth

“The foundation on which all [constitutions] are built is the natural equality of man, the denial of every preeminence but that annexed to legal office, and particularly the denial of a preeminence by birth.” – Thomas Jefferson (1784)    

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Thought For the Day: We The People Are the Rightful Masters of Both Congress and the Courts, Not To Overthrow the Constitution But To Overthrow the Men Who Pervert the Constitution

“We the people are the rightful masters of both Congress and the courts, not to overthrow the Constitution but to overthrow the men who pervert the Constitution.” – Abraham Lincoln      

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