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First Principles: We Should Be Unfaithful To Ourselves If We Should Ever Lose Sight of the Danger To Our Liberties If Anything Partial…Infect the Purity of Our Free…Elections

“We should be unfaithful to ourselves if we should ever lose sight of the danger to our liberties if anything partial or extraneous should infect the purity of our free, fair, virtuous, and independent elections.” – John Adams (1797)

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Promises Meant To Keep

Finally got to watch the redo of The Lion King.  I have to say that I don’t know if it’s the passing of time or what, but, watching this again was just wonderful.  I really enjoyed the show very much. Promises … Continue reading

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In Dream’s Shadow

Sort of a word play on a Celtic adventure of romance, magic and dreams. In Dream’s Shadow by Michael Doyle Drowning in your spell My secrets to reveal Fallen to blade you wield I suddenly find, I yield To sleep … Continue reading

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Disinfected Press Briefing

The 27th day of NaPoWriMo/GloPoWriMo 2020, has the optional prompt of writing a poetic review of something not often reviewed.   Disinfected Press Briefing by Michael Doyle Even though there by sincere invitation Very few of them had whatsoever any … Continue reading

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It Came As It Did

First Friday and third day of Na/GloPoWriMo 2020.  Today’s prompt is to create a word bank based on 10 key words and then not necessarily using all but keeping in mind an effort to echo the rhymes for these until … Continue reading

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Jamestown Remembered

I had the opportunity as a child to live in Virginia for a time.   There were three cities we visited in some sort of historical triangle:  Jamestown, Williamsburg and Yorktown.  It would not be wrong to believe that viewing … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Time Is the Fairest and Toughest Judge

“Time is the fairest and toughest judge.” -Edgar Quinet, historian (17 Feb 1803-1875)    

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Thought For the Day: The First Duty of A Newspaper Is To Be Accurate

“The first duty of a newspaper is to be accurate. If it is accurate, it follows that it is fair.” – Herbert B. Swope (1882-1958)    

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October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Detect Protect Don’t neglect Keep correct Take care Life isn’t fair Its poisons ensnare Together share Love as it is It is what it is No promised tomorrow Sunshine or sorrow Never fail Always sail With the wind Stand by … Continue reading

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First Principles: Avoiding Fraud, Waste and Abuse Is Paramount to Honest Government

“A rigid economy of the public contributions and absolute interdiction of all useless expenses will go far towards keeping the government honest and unoppressive.” — Thomas Jefferson (1823) We can always think of more things to spend money on right?  … Continue reading

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