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First Principles: Our Society’s Children Should Be Educated and Taught the Principles of Freedom

“Children should be educated and instructed in the principles of freedom.” – John Adams (1787)      

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First Principles: Freedom Is More Usually Taken Through Gradual and Silent Encroachments

“There are more instances of the abridgment of the freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments of those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations.” – James Madison, speech to the Virginia Ratifying Convention, 1788     … Continue reading

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First Principles: It Takes Industrious Persons With Excellent Moral Principles To Successfully Lead Our Republic

“If men of wisdom and knowledge, of moderation and temperance, of patience, fortitude and perseverance, of sobriety and true republican simplicity of manners, of zeal for the honour of the Supreme Being and the welfare of the commonwealth; if men … Continue reading

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Happy Independence Day, America!

Wherever life may find you, be blessed and happy, my fellow Americans and those who love America around the world!  Today marks the first Brexit in favor of freedom and liberty!!  Celebrate this day in memory of the fine Americans … Continue reading

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Taken Breath

A poem based on a Memorial Day dance and a reality for far too many: Taken Breath by Michael Romani Whisper has it that it took away your breath The day they called to inform you of my death Seems … 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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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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