Tag Archives: Equality

First Principles: Democracy and Socialism Have Nothing In Common But One Word: equality. But Notice the Difference… Socialism Seeks… Restraint and Servitude

“Democracy and socialism have nothing in common but one word: equality. But notice the difference: while democracy seeks equality in liberty, socialism seeks equality in restraint and servitude.” – Alexis de Tocqueville

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Pick Up Stix

Pick Up Stixby Michael DoyleYou can pick up sticksYou can play a thousand licksBut you can’t save a soulWithout saving your ownYou can make up tricksThat mesmerize slickers and hicksBut when you walk the walk of JesusYou’re never aloneSaid the … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Use of Force To Achieve Equality Will Destroy Freedom, and the Force, Introduced For Good Purposes, Will End Up In the Hands of People Who Use It To Promote Their Own Interest

“The use of force to achieve equality will destroy freedom, and the force, introduced for good purposes, will end up in the hands of people who use it to promote their own interest.” – Milton Friedman (1912-2006)

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First Principles: America’s Founding Principles Are True Not Because Any Generation – Including Our Own – Has Lived Them Perfectly, But Because They Are Based Upon the Eternal Truths of the Human Condition

“America’s founding principles are true not because any generation — including our own — has lived them perfectly, but because they are based upon the eternal truths of the human condition. They are rooted in our capacity for evil and … Continue reading

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The Boundaries of Humanity

The Boundaries of Humanityby Michael DoyleA problem in law that too often escapes detectionIs the weakest in life to have adequate protectionRather the unborn or those at the ends of their lifeEach deserves their own good without facing strifeTo pursue … Continue reading

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A Most Holy Compact

The Mayflower Compact serves as the rudimentary model for the governance of the United States of America. As a document, it also served as a model for both the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution itself. This year … Continue reading

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Theatrical Dawg Bones Thrown

However much the director whines that he’s only got 2 1/2 hours to present his hip hop distortions of American history and however much he manages to make his errors rhyme and dance match the music’s time, I don’t appreciate … Continue reading

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First Principles: If General Rules Are To Be Maintained At All, It Is Obvious That They Must Be Applied Equally To Every Case Which Satisfies Their Terms

“The only shape in which equality is really connected with justice is this — justice presupposes general rules. If these general rules are to be maintained at all, it is obvious that they must be applied equally to every case … Continue reading

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All Life Is Sacred

Perhaps  I repeat myself in saying that elevating one skin tone or sex over another is as wrong as having the first offense kept in place.  Love and respect for each other is what is needed.  All lives are sacred. … Continue reading

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Sustaining Liberty

In this election year and in the midst of the pandemic, it makes at least me want to review those things that America is supposed to stand for as our moral compass. Sustaining Liberty by Michael Doyle Inherent as sisters … Continue reading

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