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First Principles: Guard With Jealous Attention the Public Liberty

“Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect every one who approaches that jewel. Unfortunately, nothing will preserve it but downright force. Whenever you give up that force, you are inevitably ruined.” – Patrick Henry (1788)

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Thought For the Day: Readers May Be Amazed That We Have To Continue To Expand Medicare, Medicaid, Obamacare Subsidies and the Like Because 12 Years Ago, We were Told That the Trillion-Dollar Affordable Care Act Was Going To Provide Universal Coverage

 “Readers may be amazed that we have to continue to expand Medicare, Medicaid, ‘Obamacare’ subsidies and the like because 12 years ago, we were told that the trillion-dollar Affordable Care Act was going to provide universal coverage for everyone. But … Continue reading

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First Principles: To Take From One…His Own Industry and That of His Fathers…Is To Violate Arbitrarily the First Principle of Association

“To take from one, because it is thought his own industry and that of his fathers has acquired too much, in order to spare to others, who, or whose fathers, have not exercised equal industry and skill, is to violate … Continue reading

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First Principles: Everyone Wants To Live At the Expense of the State. They Forget That the State Lives At the Expense of Everyone

“Everyone wants to live at the expense of the state. They forget that the state lives at the expense of everyone.” – Frederic Bastiat (1801-1850)

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First Principles: Guard With Jealous Attention the Public Liberty. Suspect Everyone Who Approaches That Jewel.

“Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect every one who approaches that jewel. Unfortunately, nothing will preserve it but downright force. Whenever you give up that force, you are inevitably ruined.” – Patrick Henry (1788)

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Split the Difference

Split the Differenceby Michael DoyleKicking back with my girls on the holidaysSharing life with them in a million waysWhen we happened on a soulful snip of movieWith a lot of heart that played out groovyThere in the middle of a … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: I Will Not Play At Tug O’ War. I’d Rather Play At Hug O’ War. Where Everyone Hugs Instead of Tugs

“I will not play at tug o’ war. / I’d rather play at hug o’ war, / Where everyone hugs instead of tugs.” -Shel Silverstein, writer (25 Sep 1930-1999)

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To Learn To Love

Based in part on Colossian 3:13: To Learn To Love by Michael Doyle Bearing as we do with each other Learning daily to forgive and love one another It is always the greatest of love’s expression And the hardest to … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: At the Touch of Love, Everyone Becomes A Poet

“At the touch of love, everyone becomes a poet.” – Plato      

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New Day Begun

A trend in the 21st century is finding ever increasing value in team and cohesion working in collaboration to finding needed solutions.  While I’ll never devalue the power of one, I think there is also much merit in working together. … Continue reading

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