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First Principles: Every Good Citizen Makes His Country’s Honor His Own, and Cherishes It Not Only As Precious But As Sacred

“Every good citizen makes his country’s honor his own, and cherishes it not only as precious but as sacred. He is willing to risk his life in its defense and is conscious that he gains protection while he gives it.” … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Extremism In Defense of Liberty Is No Vice. Tolerance In the Face of Tyranny Is No Virtue

“Extremism in defense of liberty is no vice. Tolerance in the face of tyranny is no virtue.” – Barry Goldwater (1909-1998)

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In A Spoiler Alert

In A Spoiler Alertby Michael DoyleHere we are quite certain at the end of daysThat all around might want to change our waysIn a spoiler alert, there is a God of creationMeander across His words of sacred communicationIt’s no secret … Continue reading

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First Principles: National Defense Is One of the Cardinal Duties of A Statesman

“National defense is one of the cardinal duties of a statesman.” – John Adams (1815)

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Thought For the Day: Irreverence Is the Champion of Liberty and Its Only Sure Defense

“Irreverence is the champion of liberty and its only sure defense.” – Mark Twain (1835-1910) Let’s hope this budgetary moment of sheer insanity is stopped at the Senate. It’s insane to think we spend our way to prosperity and our … Continue reading

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Blind Spots

Blind Spotsby Michael Doyle”What’s my fault” is the starting pointIt is the starting point within meIs it self-centeredness that speaks to pointThat my hurt feelings are more about meIt is the me stuff that raises the defensesAll the selfish desires … Continue reading

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First Principles: National Defense Is One of the Cardinal Duties of A Statesman

“National defense is one of the cardinal duties of a statesman.” – John Adams (1815)

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The Boundaries of Humanity

The Boundaries of Humanityby Michael DoyleA problem in law that too often escapes detectionIs the weakest in life to have adequate protectionRather the unborn or those at the ends of their lifeEach deserves their own good without facing strifeTo pursue … Continue reading

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First Principles: A People Who Would Stand Fast In Their Liberty Should Furnish Themselves With Weapons Proper For Their Defense and Learn the Use of Them

“A people who would stand fast in their liberty, should furnish themselves with weapons proper for their defence, and learn the use of them. It is indeed an hard case, that those who are happy in the blessings of providence, … Continue reading

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Flaws of My Heart

Sat in on an early morning sermon today.   While listening in, this came to mind… Flaws of My Heart by Michael Doyle My flaws of the heart Directed by sin from the start My eyes closed to Godly fear I … Continue reading

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