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Thought For the Day: Guard Your Kindness Within; Knowing How To Give Without Hesitation; Lose Without Regret and Acquire Without Meanness

“Guard within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness.” – George Sand [pen name of Amantine-Aurore-Lucile Dupin], novelist (1 Jul 1804-1876)    

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To Find Peace

Based in part on Book of Philippians 4:4-7 : To Find Peace by Michael Romani This world is filled with turmoil Where tempers find their boil And peace is so hard to find How did do we leave this behind … Continue reading

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First Principles: Guard Public Liberty Vigilantly Against Anyone Who Seeks To Encroach On This

“Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect every one who approaches that jewel. Unfortunately, nothing will preserve it but downright force. Whenever you give up that force, you are inevitably ruined.” – Patrick Henry, speech in the Virginia Ratifying Convention, … Continue reading

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First Principles: Let Us Never Forget That America’s Inheritance Rests On A History of Heroes Struggling For Our Future Generations

“Let the American youth never forget, that they possess a noble inheritance, bought by the toils, and sufferings, and blood of their ancestors; and capacity, if wisely improved, and faithfully guarded, of transmitting to their latest posterity all the substantial … Continue reading

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First Principles: It Is Essential To Preserve Liberty That All People Possess Arms and Be Taught How To Use Them

“Whereas, to preserve liberty, it is essential that the whole body of the people always possess arms, and be taught alike, especially when young, how to use them; nor does it follow from this, that all promiscuously must go into … Continue reading

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First Principles: To Preserve Liberty, It Is Necessary That People Keep Arms and Are Trained In Using These

“Whereas, to preserve liberty, it is essential that the whole body of the people always possess arms, and be taught alike, especially when young, how to use them; nor does it follow from this, that all promiscuously must go into … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – To Be Scared of the Dark

Every child knows what it is like to be scared of the dark.  As do many, adult still.  Some for more real reasons than others.  But, fear is an emotion not reason, right? To Be Scared of the Dark by … Continue reading

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First Principles: Public Liberty Is the Most Precious Jewel For Mankind

“Is the relinquishment of the trial by jury and the liberty of the press necessary for your liberty? Will the abandonment of your most sacred rights tend to the security of your liberty? Liberty, the greatest of all earthly blessings … Continue reading

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First Principles: Reason Is the Guard Against Humanity’s Absurdities

“Man, once surrendering his reason, has no remaining guard against absurdities the most monstrous, and like a ship without rudder, is the spot of every wind. With such persons, gullability, which they call faith, takes the helm from the hand … Continue reading

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First Principles: Beware the Bluster of Feigned Patriotism

“Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.” – George Washington (1796)      

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