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Thought For the Day: The Obvious Reason For Inflation Is That the Government Printed A Zillion Amount of More Money Than It Had

“The obvious reason for inflation is that the government printed a zillion amount of more money than it had. … If the federal government writes checks, they never bounce. So that is effectively creation of more dollars. … If the … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Best of All Government Is That Which Teaches Us To Govern Ourselves

“The best of all government is that which teaches us to govern ourselves.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832

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First Principles: If We Can Prevent the Government From Wasting the Labors of the People, Under the Pretense of Taking Care of Them, They Must Become Happy

“If we can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people, under the pretence of taking care of them, they must become happy.” – Thomas Jefferson (1802)

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First Principles: The Spirit of Resistance To Government Is So Valuable On Certain Occasions, That I Wish It To Be Always Kept Alive

“The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive. It will often be exercised when wrong, but better so than not to be exercised at all. I like … Continue reading

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First Principles: Society In Every State Is A Blessing, But Government Even In Its Best State Is But A Necessary Evil

“Society in every state is a blessing, but government even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one; for when we suffer, or are exposed to the same miseries by a government, … Continue reading

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In Honor of National Medal of Honor Day

March 25th is National Medal of Honor Day. This is in recognition of the government’s highest military decoration awarded to American airmen, coast guardsmen, guardians, Marines, sailors, and soldiers who have distinguished themselves through their valor.

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The Knife Slipped In

The Knife Slipped In by Michael DoyleWith the surrender of human freedomThe therapeutic class becomes a fiefdomEach criminal a victim of circumstanceSimply put they have become marionettes of happenstanceThose meant to help come to equally defendWith the incomes and career … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Republican Is the Only Form of Government Which Is Not Eternally At Open or Secret War With the Rights of Mankind

“The republican is the only form of government which is not eternally at open or secret war with the rights of mankind.” – Thomas Jefferson (1790)

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First Principles: A Free Government, Which of All Others Is Far Most Preferable, Cannot Be Supported Without Virtue

“In a despotic government, the only principle by which the tyrant who is to move the whole machine means to regulate and manage the people is fear, by the servile dread of his power. But a free government, which of … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Whole Art of Government Consists In the Art of Being Honest. Only Aim To Do Your Duty, and Mankind Will Give You Credit Where You Fail

“The whole art of government consists in the art of being honest. Only aim to do your duty, and mankind will give you credit where you fail.” – Thomas Jefferson (1774)

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