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First Principles: Popular Government Cannot Flourish Without Virtue In the People

“It is certainly true that a popular government cannot flourish without virtue in the people.” – Richard Henry Lee    

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Fanfare and Flourish

Life can be filled with absurdities, some deeper than others. Fanfare and Flourish by Michael Romani In the fanfare and flourish Of too many mournful violins It seems life begins to nourish An image of a world of violence Divided … Continue reading

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First Principles: Flourishing Industry Is the True Wealth and Prosperity of Our Nation

“Industry is increased, commodities are multiplied, agriculture and manufacturers flourish: and herein consists the true wealth and prosperity of a state.” – Alexander Hamilton (1790)      

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First Principles: A Flourishing Nation Depends On Virtue

“It is certainly true that a popular government cannot flourish without virtue in the people.”  – Richard Henry Lee (1786), Signer of the Declaration of Independence and President of the Continental Congress  

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Thought For the Day: A Society Must Be Just and Humane

As a general truth, communities prosper and flourish, or droop and decline, in just the degree that they practise or neglect to practise the primary duties of justice and humanity. The free-labor system conforms to the divine law of equality, … Continue reading

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