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First Principles: There Is An Indissoluble Union Between Virtue and Happiness

“There exists in the economy and course of nature, an indissoluble union between virtue and happiness; between duty and advantage; between the genuine maxims of an honest and magnanimous policy, and the solid rewards of public prosperity and felicity.” – … Continue reading

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First Principles: There Is A Direct Correlation Between Doing Good and Receiving Good

“[T]here exists in the economy and course of nature, an indissoluble union between virtue and happiness; between duty and advantage; between the genuine maxims of an honest and magnanimous policy, and the solid rewards of public prosperity and felicity.” – … Continue reading

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A Woman’s Thoughts On Reaching 50

A blend of bits of reality mixed with a column that I read: A Woman’s Thoughts On Reaching 50 by Michael Romani At risk and at torment of feeling superficial She looks in the mirror, feeling somehow less special Weight … Continue reading

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First Principles: Resistance To Malevolence Is A Right and Duty

“Has force, exerted for the purposes of malevolence, a right to command? Can it impose an obligation to obey? No. Resistance to such force is a right, and, if resistance can prove effectual, it is a duty also.”  – James … Continue reading

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First Principles: There Is No Greater Duty Than One’s God, Country and Family

“Gentlemen, you will permit me to put on my spectacles, for I have grown not only gray, but almost blind in the service of my country.” – George Washington, 1783    

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Rebel

Having done almost nothing consequential Hillary approached wishing to be presidential Her party groomed her with soft platitudes But not enough to make up for her attitudes While an outsider came along to Trump her Leaving her in a frenzied … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Most Important Role of the Executive Is to Preserve, Protect and Defend the Constitution

“The duty imposed upon him to take care, that the laws be faithfully executed, follows out the strong injunctions of his oath of office, that he will ‘preserve, protect, and defend the constitution.’ The great object of the executive department … Continue reading

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First Principles: Our Republic’s Most Sacred Duty Is An Inviolable Respect for the Constitution and Laws

“If it be asked, What is the most sacred duty and the greatest source of our security in a Republic? The answer would be, An inviolable respect for the Constitution and Laws – the first growing out of the last.” … Continue reading

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Hacksaw Objector

Hacksaw Objector by Michael Romani The maliciousness of man to his fellow man Fighting wars with bullets and hand to hand Made a God fearing hero out of Desmond Doss As he valiantly protected others from their loss A conscientious … Continue reading

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First Principles: Our Obligation To America Ends At Our Death

“Our obligations to our country never cease but with our lives.” —John Adams (1808) Forever faithful to this principle, I proudly continue to serve my country even in a civilian status.  This is the way of patriots.  This is my … Continue reading

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