Tag Archives: History

That Works For Me

That Works For Meby Michael DoyleShooting photos from a different perspectiveIs easy, fun and a bit magically reflectiveSeagulls flying around the statue’s baseAnd twilight falls giving its new embraceSo many things seen all of the timeNothing hard in finding the … Continue reading

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Covid and the Constitution

Covid and the Constitutionby Michael DoyleVoices arrayed together against an institutionOut of control of the reining in by the ConstitutionChecks and balances swept away along with our rightsStill, we ride forward like beleaguered knightsStay at home orders meant for communicable … Continue reading

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First Principles: History and Experience Prove That Foreign Influence Is One of the Most Baneful Foes of 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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The Solace of Life’s Magnitude

The Solace of Life’s Magnitudeby Michael DoyleI’ve never quite decided the tragedyIn the inches of life’s comedyIt’s all just another way to dieQuite laughable in how it brings another cryThere in the bullet that’s firedIs the bang up finish that … Continue reading

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First Principles: It Is the Duty of Every Good Citizen To Use All the Opportunities Which Occur To Him, For Preserving Documents Relating To the History of Our Country

“It is the duty of every good citizen to use all the opportunities which occur to him, for preserving documents relating to the history of our country.” – Thomas Jefferson (1823)

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On Being Indigenous In the 21st Century

On Being Indigenous In the 21st Centuryby Michael DoyleIn this world of the modern ageWhen most wish to appear a wise sageIt is pithy to posture and sayIn that pseudo-intellectual wayThat the indigenous follow Mother Nature’s wayThough if you were … Continue reading

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Reality Check

To listen to the DNC the last 2 nights and a portion of today, you would think they could do no evil and that President Trump can do no right. If perhaps you don’t fact check what they say and … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: A Small Body of Determined Spirits Fired By An Unquenchable Faith In Their Mission Can Alter the Course of History

A Small Body of Determined Spirits Fired By An Unquenchable Faith In Their Mission Can Alter the Course of History. – Mahatma Gandhi

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Theatrical Dawg Bones Thrown

However much the director whines that he’s only got 2 1/2 hours to present his hip hop distortions of American history and however much he manages to make his errors rhyme and dance match the music’s time, I don’t appreciate … Continue reading

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Bucket List Cools

During this time of limited travel and doing what we can to get through while making history simply by living as well as possible as we adapt to Covid, it’s maybe time to look at bucket lists. Bucket List Cools … Continue reading

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