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Thought For the Day: Since September 11, An Entire Generation of Young Americans Has Gained New Understanding of the Value of Freedom and Its Cost and Duty and Its Sacrifice

“Since September 11, an entire generation of young Americans has gained new understanding of the value of freedom and its cost and duty and its sacrifice. The battle is now joined on many fronts. We will not waver, we will … Continue reading

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First Principles: It Is Emphatically the Province and Duty of the Judicial Department To Say What the Law is

“It is emphatically the province and duty of the judicial department to say what the law is.” – Chief Justice John Marshall, in Marbury v. Madison (1803)

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First Principles: 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

“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

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First Principles: The Common and Continual Mischiefs of the Spirit of Party Are Sufficient To Make It the Interest and Duty of A Wise People To Discourage and Restrain It

“The common and continual mischiefs of the spirit of party are sufficient to make it the interest and duty of a wise people to discourage and restrain it.” – George Washington

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First Principles: 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

“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, Thanksgiving Proclamation, 1789

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First Principles: 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 Favor

“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 favor.” George Washington (1789)

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In Reverence For Life

In Reverence For Lifeby Michael DoyleFrom out of his humble life and thoughtA reverence for all life was truly soughtDoing his duty to a higher authoritySeeking the best for all of sacred humanityThe human spirit displayed at its bestWhen it … Continue reading

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First Principles: Providence Has Given To Our People the Choice of Their Rulers, and It Is the Duty, As Well As the Privilege and Interest of Our Christian Nation, To Select and Prefer Christians For Their Rulers

“Providence has given to our people the choice of their rulers, and it is the duty, as well as the privilege and interest of our Christian nation, to select and prefer Christians for their rulers.” – John Jay

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First Principles: The Great Principles of Right and Wrong Are Legible To Every Reader

“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 consists in the art of being honest. Only aim to do your duty, … Continue reading

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Ghosts of A Daddy’s Duty

Ghosts of A Daddy’s Dutyby Michael DoyleSpent the weekendHoping for the GodsendThat of finding a ghostOr, at least making the mostOf finding a haunted houseQuiet like a church mouseCreeping around a shadow’s homeWondering if we are aloneWe didn’t find any … Continue reading

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