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First Principles: Sometimes It Is Said That Man Cannot Be Trusted With Government of Himself. Can He, Then, Be Trusted With the Government of Others?

“Sometimes it is said that man can not be trusted with government of himself. Can he, then, be trusted with the government of others?” – Thomas Jefferson (1801)

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Thought For the Day: The Most Effective Way To Destroy A People Is To Deny and Obliterate Their Own Understanding of Their History

“The most effective way to destroy a people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.” – George Orwell

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The New Intolerance

The New Intoleranceby Michael DoyleCritical race theoryHas a death grip on America’s legacyTurning politics into identityAnd causing division to loom in our historyBig Tech pushes its aggressionMarking each day with a new transgressionNeutering language to shape theoryThat offers nothing good … Continue reading

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In the Sweetness of Money

In the Sweetness of Moneyby Michael DoyleThe band leader says, “One, two..”And the band knows what to doEspecially slick with his brand new shoesFilled as he is with his particular viewsStepping it up to make it betterIn the harmony of … Continue reading

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Walking With the Giants

Walking With the Giantsby Michael DoyleWalking with the giantsWe stand in our defianceCalling out the holy namesKnown with the mark of God’s fameWalking in the faith that’s knownConfidence that has grownThough the future remains unseenIn this assurance, we find new … Continue reading

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Lessons From A Foggy Eve

Lessons From A Foggy Eveby Michael DoyleI.Up at the old North PoleThere’s an awful lot of snowThere’s something to this time of yearA time of hope and peace and good cheerThat is except for that yearOf the big snow that … Continue reading

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For Bill of Rights Day

For Bill of Rights Dayby Michael DoyleTo embark on teaching history of the pastEngages us with the things that lastThe best way of doing this of courseIs to teach things right from the sourceBefore going further, let me just sayHappy … Continue reading

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Making A Difference In Possible End Days Blues

Making A Difference In Possible End Days Bluesby Michael DoyleDetermined that I am going to make a differenceHolding my head up high but still in reverenceAs I am making way through 2020’s day to daySpending my soul’s debt down, giving … Continue reading

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The Boundaries of Humanity

The Boundaries of Humanityby Michael DoyleA problem in law that too often escapes detectionIs the weakest in life to have adequate protectionRather the unborn or those at the ends of their lifeEach deserves their own good without facing strifeTo pursue … Continue reading

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A Most Holy Compact

The Mayflower Compact serves as the rudimentary model for the governance of the United States of America. As a document, it also served as a model for both the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution itself. This year … Continue reading

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