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Thought For the Day: Everyone Is Entitled To Their Own Opinion, but, Not Their Own Facts

“Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts.”  – Daniel Patrick Moynihan    

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First Principles: The Dictates of Passion Do Not and Cannot Change Facts Or Evidence

“Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclination, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.” – John Adams (1770)    

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First Principles: Facts Are Stubborn Things

“Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclination, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.” – John Adams (1770)      

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Thought For the Day: Practical Politics Consists In Ignoring Facts

“Practical politics consists in ignoring facts.” – Henry Adams     

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First Principles: Inclinations and Passions Must Yield to Evidentiary Facts

“Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclination, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.” – John Adams (1770)      

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First Principles: Facts Are Stubborn Things

“Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclination, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.” – John Adams (1770)    

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The Truth Be Told

Truth is maybe the most valuable commodity.  Perhaps I’m dwelling on this concept too much lately?  I think not. The Truth Be Told by Michael Romani In all the things that life has showed There is one truth that must … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Explore

In an age that plays too fast and too loose And every moment is expected to be the golden goose The crack in the cosmic egg seems a little poorer As facts mutate instantly and we continue to explore The … Continue reading

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First Principles: Know the Difference Between Opinions and Facts

“Nothing is so contagious as opinion, especially on questions which, being susceptible of very different glosses, beget in the mind a distrust of itself.” — James Madison (1790)        

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First Principles: Facts Are Stubborn Things

“Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclination, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.” —John Adams (1770) in ‘Argument in Defense of the Soldiers in the Boston Massacre … Continue reading

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