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Thought For the Day: You Always Know the Mark of A Coward. A Coward Hides Behind Freedom. A Brave Person Stands In Front of Freedom and Defends It For Others

“You always know the mark of a coward. A coward hides behind freedom. A brave person stands in front of freedom and defends it for others.” – Henry Rollins.

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First Principles: The Liberties of Our Country, the Freedom of Our Civil Constitution, Are Worth Defending Against All Hazards. And It Is Our Duty To Defend Them

“The liberties of our country, the freedom of our civil constitution, are worth defending against all hazards: And it is our duty to defend them against all attacks.” – Samuel Adams, Essay, written under the pseudonym “Candidus,” in The Boston … Continue reading

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First Principles: Among the Natural Rights of the Colonists Are These: First, A Right To Life, Secondly to Liberty, and Thirdly To Property; Together With the Right To Defend Them In the Best Manner They Can

“Among the Natural Rights of the Colonists Are These: First, A Right To Life, Secondly to Liberty, and Thirdly To Property; Together With the Right To Defend Them In the Best Manner They Can.” – Samuel Adams

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On Behalf of the Uyghurs

On Behalf of the Uyghursby Michael DoyleGive me the whole of your sentence And I will still my will and serveGive me the entirety of your pretenseTell me what it is that I deserveAnd I will still write my poetryNever … Continue reading

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The Knife Slipped In

The Knife Slipped In by Michael DoyleWith the surrender of human freedomThe therapeutic class becomes a fiefdomEach criminal a victim of circumstanceSimply put they have become marionettes of happenstanceThose meant to help come to equally defendWith the incomes and career … Continue reading

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A Father’s Love

A Father’s Loveby Michael DoyleA young girl hurtsWith the soul of a womanWhy doesn’t anyone understandA father listens, alert -Doing the best that he canSilently, he offers his handShe dries her eyesWhile he simply listensTo the questions on her mindHe … Continue reading

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There You Are, It’s Spoken

There You Are, It’s Spokenby Michael DoyleOh, it’s a messy messIf only the truthYou would confessA shake of a handUsed to be the bondSincerity, we could understandBut when you pretendSnaking aroundAs if it’s something you can defendWhy you stalk and … Continue reading

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Reckless Love of God

Reckless Love of Godby Michael DoyleNever let the impossible stop youIf you live with faith, only victory will doPushing always forward into the newThere’s another miracle waiting to come trueRestoration given in heavenly graceFills the blissfulness in every traceDry bones … Continue reading

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First Principles: A Nation, Despicable By Its Weakness, Forfeits Even the Privilege of Being Neutral

“The rights of neutrality will only be respected when they are defended by an adequate power. A nation, despicable by its weakness, forfeits even the privilege of being neutral.” – Alexander Hamilton (1787)

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In Remembrance of Memorial Day

“I am well aware of the toil and blood and treasure that it will cost to maintain this Declaration, and support and defend these States.” -John Adams

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