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First Principles: National Defense Is A Cardinal Duty of All Statesmen

“National defense is one of the cardinal duties of a statesman.” – John Adams (1815) How has the Left Wing of the Democratic Party missed this essential facet of running a government?  For a nation to be viable, it must … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Art of Good Government Consists of Honestly Doing One’s Duties

“It behooves you, therefore, to think and act for yourself and your people. The great principles of right and wrong are legible to every reader; to pursue them requires not the aid of many counselors. The whole art of government … Continue reading

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First Principles: National Defense Is A Cardinal Duty of A Statesman

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

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First Principles: Wrong None Through Injury Or Omission of Duty

“Wrong none, by doing injuries or omitting the benefits that are your duty.” – Benjamin Franklin    

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First Principles: The Distinguished Character of Patriot Is Made More Glorious By Being A Christian

‘To the distinguished Character of Patriot, it should be our highest Glory to add the more distinguished Character of Christian.’” – George Washington      

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First Principles: It Is The Duty of All Nations To Acknowledge the Providence of God With Gratitude and Obedience

“It is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey his will, to be grateful for his benefits, and humbly to implore his protection and favors.” – George Washington (1789)      

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A Hero’s Legacy

Indelible character is a rarity.  George H. Bush was just such a man of noble character.  I didn’t always agree with him.  Do know that he lost my vote once.  But, never my belief that he is and was the … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Duty, Honor, Country, Service and Sacrifice Are the Hallmarks of Veterans

“My estimate of him was formed on the battlefields many, many years ago, and has never changed. I regarded him then, as I regard him now, as one of the world’s noblest figures; not only as one of the finest … Continue reading

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First Principles: A Debt of Gratitude Is Owed To All Veterans and Their Families, Especially Wives

“Contemplate the mangled bodies of your countrymen, and then say, ‘What should be the reward of such sacrifices?’ … If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude than the animating contest of freedom, go from us in … Continue reading

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In Remembrance of Veterans Day

From one Veteran and his lady to all other Veterans and active duty members and the wives who served and continue serve on the home-front,  we wish you each the very best of Veteran’s Days and thank you all for … Continue reading

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