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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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Thought For the Day: I May Not Agree With What You Say, But To the Death I will Defend Your Right To Say It

“I may not agree with what you say, but to the death I will defend your right to say it.” -Voltaire (1694-1778)

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Kept In A Hillside Perspective

Kept In A Hillside Perspectiveby Michael DoyleI’ve heard a lot of jokesAbout being close to inbredIt’s the kind of a thingThat rolls around in my headOver and over againPlaying a memory’s allusionAgainst something, I can’t defendAs I have been searching … Continue reading

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The Not So Cooked Goose of Dr. Seuss

The Not So Cooked Goose of Dr. Seussby Michael DoyleThis is not what it means to be wokeSomething inside must be truly brokeThese sinister snowflakes in reactivitySeek to search and destroy all creativityFor generations we have lived and learnedFrom lessons … Continue reading

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Wounds Let In the Light

Wounds Let In the Lightby Michael DoyleThey say our wounds let in the lightI don’t know if it’s by experience or second lightBut something about this notion is wound tightAnd from what I have seen, perhaps they’re rightThe worst wound … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: We Are Obliged To Respect, Defend and Maintain the Common Bonds of Union and Fellowship That Exist Among All Members of the Human Race

“We are obliged to respect, defend and maintain the common bonds of union and fellowship that exist among all members of the human race.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero

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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,  Federalist No. 11    

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First Principles: Resistance To Tyranny Is the Christian and Social Duty of Each Individual

“Resistance to tyranny becomes the Christian and social duty of each individual. … Continue steadfast and, with a proper sense of your dependence on God, nobly defend those rights which heaven gave, and no man ought to take from us.” … Continue reading

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First Principles: Among the Natural Rights of All Is First the Right To Life

“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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Thought For the Day: Freedom Is the Sure Possession of Those Alone Who Have the Courage To Defend It

“Freedom is the sure possession of those alone who have the courage to defend it.” – Pericles    

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