Tag Archives: Debt

Daily Prompt – Thin

Shooting from the far side I feeling it thin Lost my pride Looking in; looking in All those things that I done Got this rabbit on the run Praying from near side Reeling it in Talking ’bout my pride Looking … Continue reading

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Laid At the Cross

Laid At the Cross by Michael Romani All of my many debts of sinning Were given a new sort of beginning All of this was paid while I’m at a loss Paid by all of my faith laid at the … Continue reading

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First Principles: Increasing Debt Leads To Sorrow

“He that goes a borrowing goes a sorrowing.” —Benjamin Franklin (1758)  

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First Principles: The Same Prudence Should Be Practiced In the Spending of Private and Public Funds

“The same prudence which in private life would forbid our paying our own money for unexplained projects, forbids it in the dispensation of the public moneys.”  – Thomas Jefferson (1808)          

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Thought For the Day: The Trade of Governance Is Monopolized By Ignorant Rascals

“The trade of governing has always been monopolized by the most ignorant and the most rascally individuals of mankind.” – Thomas Paine, philosopher and writer (9 Feb 1737-1809) Sorry, for the frankness of my summation.  Given that we cannot keep … Continue reading

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First Principles: A Nation Should Avoid Perpetual Debt

“We must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt.” –Thomas Jefferson      

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