Tag Archives: Heritage

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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First Principles: America’s Youth Must Always Remember Its Noble Inheritance

“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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Freedom 1776 – 2017

Freedom 1776-2017 by Michael Romani In thinking on America’s revolution In the quest for sweet freedom’s contribution Each man willing to die to be free I confess puzzlement at this mystery That a people who sought so hard for liberty … Continue reading

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First Principles: Good and Wise Government Is Dependent On Family

“[T]hat important and respectable, though small and sometimes neglected establishment, which is denominated a family…[The family is] the principle of the community; it is that seminary, on which the commonwealth, for its manners as well as its numbers, must ultimately … Continue reading

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Thought of the Day: History & Geography

History is all explained by geography. -Robert Penn Warren, novelist and poet (24 Apr 1905-1989) In coming to a more full understanding of what a particular person thought, it is useful to know a little about them.  It sets the … Continue reading

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