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First Principles: Hard Words Are Very Rarely Useful. Real Firmness Is Good For Everything. Strut Is Good for Nothing.

“Hard words are very rarely useful. Real firmness is good for every thing. Strut is good for nothing.” – Alexander Hamilton

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Thought For the Day: Schools Are Quick To Blame Everyone and Everything But Themselves For the Failures of American Education. To Them, Every Bad Teacher Is the Exception and Every Bad Parent the Rule

“Schools are quick to blame everyone and everything but themselves for the failures of American education. To them, every bad teacher is the exception and every bad parent is the rule.” – Thomas Sowell

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The End of Everything

The End of Everythingby Michael DoyleBeware of a woman’s scornAnd the wrath that followsYou’ll find more than halo tornWhen descending into those hollowsCrippling revenge bring no justiceEuripides puts tragedy into practiceFinding that stronger than a lover’s loveThere are wounds incurable … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: One of the Great Principles of Socialism Is Division. If Everything Is Racist, Then Nothing Is Racist

“One of the great principles of socialism is division. If everything is racist, then nothing is racist. In our culture today, we have many racial issues that need to be dealt with. And in my estimation, we were making some … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: I Was Reading the Dictionary. I Thought It Was A Poem About Everything

“I was reading the dictionary. I thought it was a poem about everything.” – Steven Wright, comedian (b. 1955)

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A Tale of Christmas In Two Parts

A Tale of Christmas In Two Parts (Republished for 2020)by Michael Doyle aka Michael Romani I. I have heard it saidThat you can eat ’til you’re fullAnd it’s still not enoughThe excuse to be given“But, it’s Christmas…”And one really shouldn’t … Continue reading

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In His Blessing

In His Blessingby Michael DoyleKnowing the path of GodAnd finding in it stillnessIn times, it is so oddThere is a thrill in thisWalking from the darkness into lightInto the daylight from the nightWatching every move madeMy strength of faith will … Continue reading

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Notes That Play

Notes That Playby Michael DoyleThe notes that playRemind us of yesterdayIn happiness and sympathyWe feel this in the melodyThat plays forever in our mindsThe feelings we won’t leave behindEvery second, magic we reliveAll the notes that our hearts giveHeart stops … Continue reading

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Trying To Bottle Up

Trying To Bottle Upby Michael DoyleTrying to bottle up all the troubleStraight talking never ever doubleIs something that is next to impossibleSomething of which I know I’m incapableBut, I would do almost anything To keep you safe from all that … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: We’re Going To Do Everything That We Can To Elect Biden and – After He’s Elected – Move This Country In As Progressive A Way As We Possibly Can

“We’re going to do everything that we can to elect Biden and — after he’s elected — move this country in as progressive a way as we possibly can.” – Senator Bernie Sanders I believe Biden is just subterfuge.  First … Continue reading

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