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First Principles: I Hope That We Shall Crush In Its Birth the Aristocracy of Our Monied Corporations Which Dare Already To Challenge Our Government To A Trial of Strength

“I hope that we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial of strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country.” – Thomas Jefferson

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Thought For the Day: The Greatest Threat To Our Democracy Is Not Trump Voters…But the Permanent Washington Elite Which Has Weaponized the Government

“The greatest threat to our democracy is not Trump voters or parents protesting at school board meetings, but the permanent Washington elite which has weaponized the govt and teamed up with corporate media to intimidate and silence those who dare … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Burning of An Author’s Books, Imprisonment For Opinion’s Sake, Has Always Been the Tribute That An Ignorant Age Pays To the Genius of Its Time

“The burning of an author’s books, imprisonment for opinion’s sake, has always been the tribute that an ignorant age pays to the genius of its time.” – Joseph Allen (1749-1827)

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New Possibility

New Possibilityby Michael DoyleA new life learnedIn the lessons discernedTaking on all the new daysAs we learn to walk in new waysOur hearts filled with desireour minds set ablaze with firePutting our hopes in a basketInstead of simply lying in … Continue reading

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Inspired By Conversation

Inspired By Conversationby Michael DoyleLife has its hitsThat come along the wayThe Devil has his duesWe all have to payIt’s a slow paradeThe passage of these yearsFilled with ups and downsIts smiles and its tearsBut of all the thingsThat have … Continue reading

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First Principles: Republics Are Created By the Virtue, Public Spirit, and Intelligence of the Citizens

“Republics are created by the virtue, public spirit, and intelligence of the citizens. They fall, when the wise are banished from the public councils, because they dare to be honest, and the profligate are rewarded, because they flatter the people, … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Nothing Splendid Has Ever Been Achieved Except By Those Who Dared Believe That Something Inside Them Was Superior To Circumstance

“Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside them was superior to circumstance.” – Bruce Barton Even the Russian people know, this is sheer lunacy that tyrant Putin has invaded Ukraine. #IStandWithUkraine

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Denunciation (of Joseph Brodsky)

Denunciation (Of Joseph Brodsky)by Michael DoyleNo longer the young poet, but grown olderHe remained the lyric voice of his generationA social parasite who lived ever bolderAs an involuntary exile held in venerationTold he was pornographic and destroyed by an anxietyNot … Continue reading

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First Principles: Republics Are Created By the Virtue, Public Spirit, and Intelligence of the Citizens

“Republics are created by the virtue, public spirit, and intelligence of the citizens. They fall, when the wise are banished from the public councils, because they dare to be honest, and the profligate are rewarded, because they flatter the people, … Continue reading

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Happy 246th Birthday United States Marine Corps

However you look at it, this nation of ours owes a huge debt of gratitude to all who serve or have served. This is especially true when it comes to that special sort of person who dares to take the … Continue reading

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