Tag Archives: Danger

Inside A Glass Onion

Inside A Glass Onionby Michael DoyleIt’s a dangerous thingTo speak without thinkingIt’s what the red pill bringsThat leaves us drunker than drinkingBringing the system down and brokenBy being violently visible and outspokenWilling to stab a friend in the faceFor the … Continue reading

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First Principles: I Place Economy Among the First and Most Important of Republican Virtues, and Public Debt As the Greatest of the Dangers To Be Feared

“I … place economy among the first and most important of republican virtues, and public debt as the greatest of the dangers to be feared.” – Thomas Jefferson (1816)

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First Principles: The Army (Considering the Irritable State It Is In, Its Suffering and Composition) Is A Dangerous Instrument To Play With

“The Army (considering the irritable state it is in, its suffering and composition) is a dangerous instrument to play with.” – George Washington (1783)

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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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First Principles: I Place Economy Among the First and Most Important of Republican Virtues, and Public Debt As the Greatest of Dangers To Be Feared

“I … place economy among the first and most important of republican virtues, and public debt as the greatest of the dangers to be feared. … Taxation follows that, and in its turn wretchedness and oppression.”– Thomas Jefferson, Letter to … Continue reading

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First Principles: Wherever the Real Power In A Government Lies, There Is the Danger of Oppression

“Wherever the real power in a Government lies, there is the danger of oppression.” – James Madison (1788)

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Shadowboxing

Shadowboxingby Michael DoyleShadowboxing with my egoHiding from whispers of an echoWhen cleansing of sin is neededAnd common sense is not heededThere are dangers in complexityRaw feelings rough in their simplicityI just need to hold on to the sunriseVisions that bleed … Continue reading

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Club Handy

Club Handyby Michael DoyleEvery showman is a tricksterA sophisticated and tragically hipsterLeaving the girls with smiles on their facesMoving them deeply with his tracesIt’s a carnival of scamPutting on the ritualistic glamWith bated breath ready to flyAs heartbreak paints the … Continue reading

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First Principles: Wherever the Real Power In A Government Lies, There Is the Danger of Oppression

“Wherever the real power in a Government lies, there is the danger of oppression.” – James Madison (1788)

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Thought For the Day: You Say That Freedom of Utterance Is Not For Time of Stress, and I Reply With the Sad Truth That Only In Time of Stress Is Freedom of Utterance In Danger

“You say that freedom of utterance is not for time of stress, and I reply with the sad truth that only in time of stress is freedom of utterance in danger… Only when free utterance is suppressed is it needed, … Continue reading

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