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First Principles: Judges Minds Should Not Be Distracted With Jarring Interests; They Should Not Be Dependent Upon Any Man, Or Body of Men

“[Judges’] minds should not be distracted with jarring interests; they should not be dependent upon any man, or body of men.” – John Adams (1776) Turning to violence and threats to impose the will of some over a majority of … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Constitution Is Not Subject To… Fluctuations. It Is To Have A Fixed, Uniform, Permanent Construction.

“Temporary delusions, prejudices, excitements, and objects have irresistible influence in mere questions of policy. And the policy of one age may ill suit the wishes or the policy of another. The constitution is not subject to such fluctuations. It is … Continue reading

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Thanks In Everything

There are times when it seems awfully hard to find gratitude for the things and situations God puts into our lives.  Here’s a little something on that topic and to make up for not having my mid-week Christian poem yesterday.  … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo 12: Pukka Shell Haibun

Na/GloPoWriMo  Day 12’s challenge is to write a Haibun based on the environment we grew up in.  I came up with this: Pukka Shell Haibun by Michael Romani A shark’s tooth attached to pukka shell necklace becomes replaced by a … Continue reading

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