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First Principles: Only A Virtuous People Are Capable of Freedom

“Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom.” – Benjamin Franklin, Letter to the Abbes Chalut and Arnoux, 1787      

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Thought For the Day: The Truest Beauty of A Woman Shines From the Inside Out

“Taught from infancy that beauty is woman’s sceptre, the mind shapes itself to the body, and roaming round its gilt cage, only seeks to adorn its prison.” – Mary Wollstonecraft, reformer and writer (27 Apr 1759-1797)    

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Thought For the Day: Dare To Reason And Escape Bigotry and Foolishness To Be Free

“Those who will not reason, are bigots, those who cannot, are fools, and those who dare not, are slaves.” – Lord Byron, poet (22 Jan 1788-1824)  

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Disrupt

I don’t really want to interrupt But, whose idea was it to disrupt The explorations of childhood Are second guessed and not understood Free range kids at risk of intervention Based on the government’s interpretation And where parents rights are … Continue reading

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First Principles: Honor Forbids Us To Surrender Freedom

“Honor, justice, and humanity, forbid us tamely to surrender that freedom which we received from our gallant ancestors, and which our innocent posterity have a right to receive from us. We cannot endure the infamy and guilt of resigning succeeding … Continue reading

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Message From the Cross 2018

Message From the Cross by Michael Romani Without the suffering on the cross There is only our death and final loss There is no other Holy name We would have only our own blame There is no other stake to … Continue reading

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First Principles: Christianity Introduced The Moral Precepts That Form the Base Of Our Republic

“The religion which has introduced civil liberty is the religion of Christ and His apostles… This is genuine Christianity and to this we owe our free constitutions of government.” “The moral principles and precepts found in the Scriptures ought to … Continue reading

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First Principles: Without Free Thought There Cannot Be Free Speech, Public Liberty Or Wisdom

“Without freedom of thought there can be no such thing as wisdom; and no such thing as public liberty, without freedom of speech.” – Benjamin Franklin (1722)      

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First Principles: America’s Cause Is the World’s Cause

“The cause of America is in a great measure the cause of all mankind.” – Thomas Paine The American experiment in the people ruling themselves is maybe the greatest and most noble experiment in the world’s history.  Around the world … Continue reading

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The Sound of Discussion

The Sound of Discussion by Michael Romani Smiling to myself as they ask me To watch a show that become our legacy I’ve been watching it myself for half a century As we watch this, I teach them the history … Continue reading

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