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First Principles: Our Fight For Liberty Is the Cause of All Mankind

“It is a common observation here that our cause is the cause of all mankind, and that we are fighting for their liberty in defending our own.” – Benjamin Franklin, letter to Samuel Cooper, 1777        

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Fight For Glory

Excited that the Rome docu-drama series has a new season on Netflix.   To my surprise, it turns out that I somehow had not watched the last two episodes.  I am in the middle of fixing that now. Fight For … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Freedom Is Never More Than One Generation Away From Extinction

“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our sunset … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Premonition

I had a premonition that things would not be going well It was not so much that anyone had all that much to tell After all dead men don’t talk much being as they’re dead But with a single look … Continue reading

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First Principles: Freedom Requires the Will To Fight For It

“Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.”  – Thomas Paine The series of The American Crisis essays can be read in their entirety here: http://www.ushistory.org/Paine/crisis/index.htm

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First Principles: Perseverance Is Essential To Victory

“I have not yet begun to fight.” – John Paul Jones The story behind this quote as a retort in a battle that seemed all but lost and yet was turned around into a victory is told here: http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/johnpauljones.htm As … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Do Good Anyway

“The Paradoxical Commandments People are illogical, unreasonable, and self-centered. Love them anyway. If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives. Do good anyway. If you are successful, you will win false friends and true enemies. Succeed … Continue reading

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