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First Principles: Humanity, Justice and Humanity Demand We Fight and Keep Our Freedom

“Honor, justice, and humanity, forbid us tamely to surrender that freedom which we received from our gallant ancestors, and which our innocent posterity have a right to receive from us. We cannot endure the infamy and guilt of resigning succeeding … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Ceremony

The Way of the Gods is one of great ritual Processes of discipline that become habitual The nature of kami is that of complex divinity One that blends the spirit of  balanced ceremony With the worship of ancestors with dexterity … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Freedom Is Never More Than One Generation Away From Extinction

“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our sunset … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Pedigree

In the name of my heritage, I have been to hell and back In all ways fighting for the light and never fading black In the name of my jaded pedigree,  golden cause of legacy I often cite my family’s … Continue reading

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Lessons In Living History

Lessons In Living History by Michael Romani The hardest thing to comprehend Is why so many fail to understand That lessons in history tend to repeat Maybe because the lessons are incomplete Like angel wings openly spread History is more … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Assay

Listen up, the people got something they want to say Maybe it’s time that we take a moment and assay All the bad that is happening in the world today Maybe it’s time that we take our turn another way … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Mankind Is More Often Conquered By Fear and Ignorance Than War

“The tools of conquest do not necessarily come with bombs, and explosions, and fallout. There are weapons that are simply thoughts, attitudes, prejudices, to be found only in the minds of men. For the record, prejudices can kill and suspicion … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Two Years Before the Mast, Ch XXI – Dana

We have previously discussed Dana’s life as well as Two Years Before the Mast fairly thoroughly.    Another look at Dana’s actual voyage as well as other maritime heritage information can be found here: http://www.maritimeheritage.org/ You may read Chapter XXI of … Continue reading

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My Daughters’ American We

My Daughters’ American We by Michael Romani Looking on the America of today With all of its conflicts in the way It reminds me of post Revolution life Ablaze with near anarchy and civil strife We of today should be … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Exceptional

Thinking in terms of the national There are few things as exceptional Than the gifts of freedom and liberty Paid for at the foot of that given tree Where mankind pines for freedom Safe from the tyrannical kingdoms And where … Continue reading

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