Tag Archives: History

Thought For the Day: There Are Years That Ask Questions and Years That Answer Them

“There are years that ask questions and years that answer.” – Zora Neale Hurston, folklorist and writer (7 Jan 1891-1960)      

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First Principles: Foreign Influence Is A Baneful Foe To Republican Government

“History and experience prove that foreign influence is one of the most baneful foes of Republican Government.” – George Washington (1796)    

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Misunderstanding Of A Little House

There is a massive campaign to distort historical reality.  It seemingly stops at nothing to turn history on its head to achieve this moment’s agenda.  I believe it cannot be more wrong.  Where possible I attempt to reasonably act against … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Value

Thinking on all these things that I value Like the air that I breathe And the honest love given by you Never one to deceive You have danced with me slowly Walking, not running, to know me We’re working on … Continue reading

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Seventeen Years To This Day

On 9/11/2001, cowards struck and killed many innocent people for wrongs mostly imagined, some perhaps real.  But, none of these directly attributable to 99% who died that day.  Let’s never, ever forget this. Seventeen Years To This Day by Michael … Continue reading

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Remnants of Dysfunction

Everyone likes a good ghost story, right? Remnants of Dysfunction by Michael Romani To tell a great ghost story Requires moving past gory But nothing strikes this passion Like a dilapidated mansion Remnants of dysfunction Are held in the conjunction … Continue reading

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Eichmann’s Finale

For some crimes there is never enough justice.   That Eichmann attempted to make the case that simply following orders somehow exonerated his deeds has always struck me as horrific. Eichmann’s Finale by Michael Romani Shattered echoes fill the mind … Continue reading

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Hearts That Burn

History shows a weird thread of interlacing love and hate that has come to influence all of humanity.  Were it God’s way and not ours, I am thinking and believing there would be a lot more love and maybe none … Continue reading

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Ghost Towns of Russia

600 million miles of history, quite a lot of it tragically beautiful: Ghost Towns of Russia by Michael Romani The provocative label of ghost town Once chased around Tells the story of another dead town Across 600 million Russian miles … Continue reading

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Word Prompt – Venus

Usually make up a new poem here for the word prompts.  This time however, a repeat from 2017: Venus, Bringer of Peace by Michael Romani In the early 1900s, so many were struck by Theosophy Falling into studying the occult, … Continue reading

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