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First Principles: Energy In the Executive Is A Leading Character In the Definition of Good Government

“Energy in the executive is a leading character in the definition of good government.” – Alexander Hamilton (1788)      

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First Principles: The Citizens of America Have Too Much Discernment To Be Argued Into Anarchy

“The citizens of America have too much discernment to be argued into anarchy. and I am much mistaken if experience has not wrought a deep and solemn conviction in the public mind that greater energy of government is essential to … Continue reading

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Sounds For Troubled Times

One thing I’ve had some time to do lately is to explore what tuneage tends to lift my spirits in these sunken times. Sounds For Troubled Times by Michael Doyle Susceptible to a classic boogie fever As though there be … Continue reading

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What Shall We Name Him?

Day 29 of NaPoWriMo/GloPoWriMo 2020!  The objective optional prompt is to write a poem about a pet that has or had our heart or has otherwise distinguished him or herself in our hearts and souls.   For me, that will … Continue reading

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Silence Is Our Reply

What was once thought the end is but the beginning and all the words make no difference when silence is our final reply. Silence Is our Reply by Michael Doyle In the black and white of integration There is a … Continue reading

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In A Still Sleeping Place Inside My Head

The for the fourth day of NaPoWriMo/GloPoWriMo 2020 is: “…to write a poem based on an image from a dream”.    … and so I did…. In A Still Sleeping Place Inside My Head by Michael Doyle The feeling comes … Continue reading

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Stars Align & Connect

Her mind is a lot on the future and how that will be.  I would lie if I said mine isn’t as well. Wrote this with real hope despite feeling a bit ill. Stars Align & Connect by Michael Doyle … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: There Is No Material With Which Human Beings Work Which Has So Much Potential Energy As Words

“There is no material with which human beings work which has so much potential energy as words.” – Earnest Calkins    

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First Principles: The Ingredients Which Constitute Energy In the Executive Are, Unity; Duration; Its Support; and Competent Powers

“The ingredients which constitute energy in the Executive are, first, unity; secondly, duration; thirdly, an adequate provision for its support; fourthly, competent powers. … The ingredients which constitute safety in the republican sense are, first, a due dependence on the … Continue reading

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Finding Our Time In Waiting

Based in part on Philippians 2:13: Finding Our Time In Waiting by Michael Doyle Patience in waiting is hard to do I wonder if it’s the same for you Yet, waiting reminds us of our need For God as the … Continue reading

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