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Moved By Authenticity

In this season of gratitude and humility, it is our prayer that we all be moved more by humility than ego and more toward love, away from hate. Moved by Authenticity by Michael Romani In that container of love we … Continue reading

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First Principles: We Are As A People Opposed To Secret Societies, To Secret Oaths and To Secret Proceedings

“The very word ‘secrecy’ is repugnant in a free and open society; and we are as a people inherently and historically opposed to secret societies, to secret oaths, and to secret proceedings.” – John F. Kennedy President Kennedy would be ashamed … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Strongest of All Governments Is That Which Is Most Free

“I contend that the strongest of all governments is that which is most free.” – John Tyler    

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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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