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First Principles: No Nation Has Ever Been Ruined By Trade

“No nation was ever ruined by trade, even seemingly the most disadvantageous.” – Benjamin Franklin (1774)    

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Forest

Life is a journey with twisted turns and not a test Still there are lessons to learn by walking its forest Life is not a race but growth that forms slowly The best of which happens almost incrementally In hoping … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: It Is Perfectly Appropriate To Copy The Nuances, Mannerisms, Styles and Cultural Idioms of Other Cultures

“By now you’ve probably heard that an American teenager wore a traditional Chinese dress to her prom. The young lady, Keziah Daum, is not ethnically Chinese or Asian. And this infuriated a lot of people on Twitter. … Cultural appropriation … Continue reading

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Thought for the Day: Prosperity and Human Fulfillment Are Created From the Bottom Up

“We who live in free market societies believe that growth, prosperity and ultimately human fulfillment are created from the bottom up, not the government down.” – Ronald Reagan      

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Mad As A Hatter

Mad As A Hatter by Michael Romani Some people spend a lifetime Without ever really visiting the world I think this to be very nearly a crime And raise against this with flag unfurled Ready to do the impossible before … Continue reading

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First Principles: Excessive Taxes Reduce Consumption Which Reduces Taxes

“If duties are too high, they lessen the consumption; the collection is eluded; and the product to the treasury is not so great as when they are confined within proper and moderate bounds. This forms a complete barrier against any … Continue reading

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Trials and Corrections

Trials and Corrections by Michael RomaniMoving through our trials Facing it all with smiles With God as the Father We’re His sons and daughtersAccepting His correction He guides us in the right direction Creator of the universe He sculpts us … Continue reading

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The Reach of Heaven

The Reach of Heaven by Michael Romani Of all these shapes That form our hopes and fancy There is the Kingdom of Heaven Waiting on us lastly An assessable empire of benevolence Where love reigns supreme And mankind puts aside … Continue reading

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The After Hours

Based on┬áThe Twilight Zone, Season 1: Episode 34: The After Hours by Michael Romani There before our amazed and waiting wondering eyes The scene opens on a department store high rise A young lady is wandering, appears listless and bored … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Priceless

An old song meandered in on a thought About how the best of life cannot be bought Like the precious and few moments spent Those that a loving God has lent Even to a sinner like me Days of beauty … Continue reading

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