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First Principles: The Voice of Reason Is Too Often Drowned Out for Immediate and Immoderate Gains

“But the mild voice of reason, pleading the cause of an enlarged and permanent interest, is but too often drowned, before public bodies as well as individuals, by the clamors of an impatient avidity for immediate and immoderate gain.” – … Continue reading

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First Principles: All the World Is Better With Commerce At Perfect Liberty

“I think all the world would gain by setting commerce at perfect liberty.”  – Thomas Jefferson    

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Disappear

My soul’s compass sees the distant way Of things happening beyond today My metamorphosis begins at loss On the murky waters on which I toss Over the crest of the forbidden wave I find myself in the same watery grave … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Success Is Found In What You Do For Others

“All of us are born for a reason, but all of us don’t discover why. Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It’s what you do for others.” — Danny … Continue reading

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First Principles: A Nation Should Be Slow In Going Into War and Decisive When It Has Do So

“It is too true, however disgraceful it may be to human nature, that the nations in general will make war whenever they have a prospect of getting anything by it, nay that absolute monarchs, will often make war when their … Continue reading

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