Tag Archives: Freedom

First Principles: Justice, Humanity and Christianity Demand the End of All Slavery

“Justice and humanity require it [the end of slavery] – Christianity commands it. Let every benevolent . . . pray for the glorious period when the last slave who fights for freedom shall be restored to the possession of that … Continue reading

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You Can’t Own (A Child of God)

As we stand perched on the edge of a new month, this poem is dedicated to the brave souls who fought together as brothers and sisters in Jones County, Mississippi, dedicated to the proposition that each person is equal before … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Self Reliance Is the Only Road To True Freedom

“Self-reliance is the only road to true freedom, and being one’s own person is its ultimate reward.” – Patricia Sampson (1921-1998)      

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Samson IX

Continuing the story of Samson and Delilah as told in the Book of Judges: Samson (IX) by Michael Romani In the rocky passage of history There are signs of Divine certainty When God’s voice has spoken clear Stilling waters and calming … Continue reading

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First Principles: It is Inconsistent, Unjust and Impious To Fight And Pray for Freedom While Keeping Others In Slavery

“That men should pray and fight for their own freedom and yet keep others in slavery is certainly acting a very inconsistent, as well as unjust and perhaps impious, part.” –  John Jay, Reference The Life and Times of John … Continue reading

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Flying Solo

Since mankind began, there has been the hero’s journey.  A man starts with just his dreams and builds his world or fails.  Those with heart prevail.  That then is the trick to this tale. Flying Solo by Michael Romani Long … Continue reading

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First Principles: Those Who Wish the Blessings of Liberty Must Work Diligently To Support It

“Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.” – Thomas Paine (1777)          

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Thought For the Day: Focus On Freedom and Development of Character To Realize the Potential of Individuals

“Envy doesn’t create wealth. Freedom and character does. How about we focus less on punishing those who succeed and more on helping those who are not realizing their potential?”  – Star Parker    

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In the Valley of the Wolf

Based on the reintroduction of wolves into some select wilderness areas: In the Valley of the Wolf by Michael Romani In a mixed experiment Between purpose and accident There is a blend On which side it might depend One side, … Continue reading

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American Lion: Speaker of Truth

Frederick Douglass was a Republican.   I love when I read the Left try to work its way around that with lies and pretense and then try to make the case anything but than it was.  The Republicans formed in … Continue reading

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