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Swing Around the Circle

Civil War ends and an attempt at racial justice was attempted.  How did things get so completely flawed? Swing Around the Circle by Michael Doyle A country brought to ruin sought salvation From a barren wasteland in need of transformation … Continue reading

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An Expectancy of Government

A continuing look at American history: An Expectancy of Government by Michael Doyle Approaches as it had been in hesitancy No gave the Constitution great expectancy As a blue print for what had been built To house a people in … Continue reading

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A New Nation Born Pt II

The American story series continues… A New Nation Born Pt II by Michael Doyle In the haphazard wake of 1776 There were so many constructs to fix The ancients had always taught Only a smallish sized republic should be sought … Continue reading

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First Principles: However Weak Our Country May Come To Be, I Hope We Never Sacrifice Our Liberties

“However weak our country may be, I hope we shall never sacrifice our liberties.” – Alexander Hamilton    

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Thought For the Day: My Country, Right Or Wrong; If Right, To Be Kept Right; and If Wrong, To Be Set Right

“My country, right or wrong; if right, to be kept right; and if wrong, to be set right.” –   Carl Schurz In popular culture we only hear that part, “(M)y country, right or wrong”.  This is incorrect.  If our … Continue reading

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First Principles: In the Country of the Blind the One-Eyed Man Is King

“In the country of the blind the one-eyed man is king.” – Desiderius Erasmus (1466-1536)      

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First Principles: Those Born In Other Countries Have the Right To Join American Society As Long As They Conform To Our Established Rules

“Born in other countries, yet believing you could be happy in this, our laws acknowledge, as they should do, your right to join us in society, conforming, as I doubt not you will do, to our established rules.” – Thomas … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: When A Person Has Done Their Duty To Their People and Country, They Can Rest In Peace

“Death is something inevitable. When a man has done what he considers to be his duty to his people and his country, he can rest in peace. I believe I have made that effort and that is, therefore, why I … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Love of One’s Country Is Splendid, But, Why Should Love Stop At the Border?

“The love of one’s country is a splendid thing. But why should love stop at the border?” -Pablo Casals, cellist, conductor, and composer (29 Dec 1876-1973)    

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