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First Principles: There Is But One Straight Course, and That Is To Seek Truth and Pursue It Steadily

“There is but one straight course, and that is to seek truth and pursue it steadily.” – George Washington (1795)

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Thought For the Day: Conscience Is A Man’s Compass, and Though the Needle Sometimes Deviates… One Must Still Try To Follow Its Direction

“Conscience is a man’s compass, and though the needle sometimes deviates, though one often perceives irregularities when directing one’s course by it, one must still try to follow its direction.” – Vincent van Gogh, painter (1853-1890)

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Na/GloPoWriMo #15: In A Family’s Way

Na/GloPoWriMo #15: In A Family’s Wayby Michael DoyleI really need to buy an easy chairIf I am to keep the family flairEating summer sausage on cheesed squareReading news and pontificating without a careThat is if I am to live my … Continue reading

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First Principles: I Know Not What Course Others May Take; But As For Me, Give Me Liberty Or Give Me Death

“Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty or give … Continue reading

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Breath Walks Through The Back Door

Breath Walks Through The Back Doorby Michael DoyleMusic is the magic of the tones we findIn leaving our troubled world far behindFeeding our core once and againCan be the breath of the violinAs breath walks through the back doorOpening the … Continue reading

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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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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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Thought For the Day: I Would Rather Be Politically Buried Than To Be Hypocritically Immortalized

“I have always supported measures and principles and not men. I have acted fearless and independent and I never will regret my course. I would rather be politically buried than to be hypocritically immortalized.” – Davy Crockett, frontiersman, soldier, and … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: A Small Body of Determined Spirits Fired By An Unquenchable Faith In Their Mission Can Alter the Course of History

A Small Body of Determined Spirits Fired By An Unquenchable Faith In Their Mission Can Alter the Course of History. – Mahatma Gandhi

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Hearing That Still Small Voice

Based in part on 2 Samuel 7:18-19: Hearing That Still Small Voice by Michael Doyle First and foremost in questions of worship Is the supreme importance of your relationship To God the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit It … Continue reading

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