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First Principles: America’s Glory Is Not Dominion, But Liberty. Her March Is the March of the Mind.

“[America’s] glory is not dominion, but liberty. Her march is the march of the mind. She has a spear and a shield: but the motto upon her shield is Freedom, Independence, Peace. This has been her declaration: this has been, … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Laws, and Not the Caprice Or Whim of Those In Government, Ought To Restrict the Actions of the Government. The Primacy of the Rule of Law Is Clear Throughout the Declaration…”

“(T)he laws, and not the caprice or whim of those in government, ought to restrict the actions of the government. The primacy of the rule of law is clear throughout the Declaration, but the first grievance gives us a clear articulation … Continue reading

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A Most Holy Compact

The Mayflower Compact serves as the rudimentary model for the governance of the United States of America. As a document, it also served as a model for both the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution itself. This year … Continue reading

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In His Blessing

In His Blessingby Michael DoyleKnowing the path of GodAnd finding in it stillnessIn times, it is so oddThere is a thrill in thisWalking from the darkness into lightInto the daylight from the nightWatching every move madeMy strength of faith will … Continue reading

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From the Perspective of the Rus

From the Perspective of the Rusby Michael DoyleStanding on the shoulders of wisdomBy each step we build separate kingdomsThe Brothers Karamazov built on a grain of wheatThat life comes from death and death is not defeatAll the suffering that we … Continue reading

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Passport To Heaven

Based on a dockside sermon: Passport To Heaven by Michael Romani The work of the spirit is to convict us of sin That we might live triumphant yet again This is the message that we must always live And in … Continue reading

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First Principles: Our Liberties Come Not From Some Parchment But From God

“Our liberties do not come from charters; for these are only the declaration of pre-existing rights. They do not depend on parchments or seals; but come from the King of Kings and the Lord of all the earth.” – John … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Declaration

Among the truths that remain self evident There is especially on that is quite relevant When so many declare God’s death so openly They so at great peril for our republican society For if there is no God on which … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Purpose of the Legislature Is To Maintain and Secure Our Natural Rights

“Our legislators are not sufficiently apprized of the rightful limits of their power; that their true office is to declare and enforce only our natural rights and duties, and to take none of them from us.” – Thomas Jefferson, Letter … Continue reading

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