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Thought For the Day: Only In Allowing the Human Spirit To Invent and Create Taking A Personal Stake Can Societies Remain Dynamic

“Only when the human spirit is allowed to invent and create, only when individuals are given a personal stake in deciding economic policies and benefiting from their success — only then can societies remain economically alive, dynamic, progressive, and free.” … Continue reading

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Black Friday Concessions

Crass commercialism versus spirit of Christmas anyone? Black Friday Concessions by Michael Romani Looking down from my self imposed mountain I spied a parade announcing one thing certain At the end of one very long advertisement Santa Claus’s arrival came … Continue reading

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First Principles: Our Government Should Not Be Allowed To Perpetuate Debt

“We must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt.” – Thomas Jefferson (1816)      

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Thought For the Day: Government Should Be A Referee, Not An Active Player

“When government — in pursuit of good intentions — tries to rearrange the economy, legislate morality, or help special interests, the cost come in inefficiency, lack of motivation, and loss of freedom. Government should be a referee, not an active … Continue reading

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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: Choose Economy and Liberty Over Profusion and Servitude

“We must make our election between economy and Liberty, or profusion and servitude.” – Thomas Jefferson (1816)      

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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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Thought For the Day: Socialism Only Works Until You Run Out of Other People’s Money

“Socialism works only until you run out of other people’s money.” – Margaret Thatcher      

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Mallet

With our mental battle flags unfurled We debate what makes a better world What might it take to develop it? More than socialism’s empty mallet No matter what pretty and fanciful lies they drape They can never change mankind’s mindscape … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Same Prudence Should Be Practiced In the Spending of Private and Public Funds

“The same prudence which in private life would forbid our paying our own money for unexplained projects, forbids it in the dispensation of the public moneys.”  – Thomas Jefferson (1808)          

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