Tag Archives: Country

An Elegy To Common Sense

Poem A Day #11 is to be an elegy.  The word prompt is ‘black hole’. Milkwood’s definition of elegy is limited to the following.  I would argue that the person who wrote the notecard needs to revisit this.  I have … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: A Politician Best Serves His or Her Party By Serving the Country Well (Not By Partisanship)

“He serves his party best who serves the country best.” – Rutherford B. Hayes, 19th US president (4 Oct 1822-1893)    

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First Principles: Every Master of Slaves Is A Petty Tyrant Bringing Judgment of Heaven On Their Nations

“Every master of slaves is born a petty tyrant. They bring the judgement of heaven upon a country. As nations cannot be rewarded or punished in the next world, they must be in this. By an inevitable chain of causes … Continue reading

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First Principles: Act Worthy Of Yourselves

“Our country is in danger, but not to be despaired of. Our enemies are numerous and powerful; but we have many friends, determining to be free, and heaven and earth will aid the resolution. On you depend the fortunes of … Continue reading

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To Unite A Kingdom

Started watching the Third Season of The Last Kingdom on Netflix today.  This is loosely based on that: To Unite A Kingdom by Michael Romani The kingdom that is must not fall The blood of sirens majestically call For all the … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Duty, Honor, Country, Service and Sacrifice Are the Hallmarks of Veterans

“My estimate of him was formed on the battlefields many, many years ago, and has never changed. I regarded him then, as I regard him now, as one of the world’s noblest figures; not only as one of the finest … Continue reading

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Top Violinists In Popular Music

The following is a compilation I put together of 100 of the top and most popular violinists in popular music through the 20th and 21st Centuries.  This compilation represents a broad cross section of talent that has presented itself in … Continue reading

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First Principles: To Vote Is A Solemn Trust Accountable To God and Country

“Let each citizen remember at the moment he is offering his vote that he is not making a present or a compliment to please an individual — or at least that he ought not so to do; but that he … Continue reading

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Windblown Ways of Small Town Living

The city nearly always seems to think itself superior to the country.  Yet, as I look back on my life, it seems that the country has equally as much or more to offer. Windblown Ways of Small Town Living by … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: A Nation Must Maintain Its Character and Ideals By Regulating Reasonable Immigration

“No country can maintain its character and purpose if it has what amounts to open borders. A common language is lost, there are fewer incentives to assimilate and immigrants can bring with them their own agendas and objectives. The hyphenating … Continue reading

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