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First Principles: We Came As Equals Into This World and We Shall Leave This World As Equals As Well

“We came equals into this world, and equals shall we go out of it.” – George Mason    

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First Principles: A People Intent To Be Free Must Be Prepared To Fight For It Themselves

“A people who mean to be free must be prepared to meet danger in person, and not rely upon the fallacious protection of armies.” – Edmund Randolph    

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Be True

The Bard said and we’ve all felt it.  The Bible says it too.  Truth shall set us free, right? Be True by Michael Romani There is a secret to life Where we persist through strife That is to always be … Continue reading

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First Principles: Free Government Consists of the Rule of Law and the People Are Party To the Law

“Any government is free to the people under it where the laws rule and the people are a party to the laws.” – William Penn, Frame of Government (1682)    

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Writing the Pages of History

Orwellian world we live in at times, isn’t it? Writing the Pages of History by Michael Romani Words come alive from my youth Whispers about the Ministry of Truth We have watched dystopia unfold And we cannot say we were … Continue reading

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First Principles: Our Republic Is Intended Give Mankind Civil and Religious Liberty

“Courage, then, my countrymen, our contest is not only whether we ourselves shall be free, but whether there shall be left to mankind an asylum on earth for civil and religious liberty.” –  Samuel Adams, Speech at the State House, … Continue reading

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First Principles: Mankind Is Born Free, Yet, Everywhere Is In Chains

“Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains.” – Jean Jacques Rousseau, The Social Contract (1762)    

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Cowpoke Promenade (Reflection I)

Life on the frontier offered its surprises.  None were so surprising but that sometimes even in the most rugged of circumstances, there was love to be found. Cowpoke Promenade (Reflection I) by Michael Romani He spent his life Trying to … Continue reading

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A Prairie Sky’s Truth

Sometimes seeing things differently is mental illness; sometimes it’s seeing things differently.  A show I was watching at the suggestion of a person who is increasingly important to me portrayed that in an interesting bit that I have attempted to … Continue reading

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Memory Inspires the Future

Slavery is wrong.  It was wrong in the past.  It is wrong in the present.  It’s a wrong that will go into our future.  That is until we stand together to vanquish this evil.  I cannot stress enough that the … Continue reading

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