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First Principles: Men of Energy of Character Must Have Enemies

“Men of energy of character must have enemies; because there are two sides to every question, and taking one with decision, and acting on it with effect, those who take the other will of course be hostile in proportion as … Continue reading

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First Principles: As Long As There Are Two Or More Sides To Every Question, People Acting With Character and Energy Will Have Enemies

“Men of energy of character must have enemies; because there are two sides to every question, and taking one with decision, and acting on it with effect, those who take the other will of course be hostile in proportion as … Continue reading

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First Principles: When War Is Required, We Must Meet Our Duty To Convince the World That We are Just Friends and Brave Enemies

“Whensoever hostile aggressions…require a resort to war, we must meet our duty and convince the world that we are just friends and brave enemies.” – Thomas Jefferson, Letter to Andrew Jackson (December 3, 1806)   It’s been going on for quite some … Continue reading

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First Principles: We Must Stand Firm Over Every Form of Tyranny Over the Minds of Mankind

“I have sworn upon the altar of God, eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.” – Thomas Jefferson (1800)    

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Journalistic Contradiction

Jou Journalistic Contradiction by Michael Romani With opinions come views Often dressed up as news It’s comical to discuss trust When trustworthiness is a bust The truth is in this contradiction That objectivity is lost in nuance and projection Basing … Continue reading

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First Principles: Sovereign Power Tends To Be Hostile To Those Seeking Restraint Of Its Operations

“There is in the nature of sovereign power an impatience of control, that disposes those who are invested with the exercise of it, to look with an evil eye upon all external attempts to restrain or direct its operations.” – … Continue reading

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First Principles: Be Just Friends and Brave Enemies

“I am ever unwilling that [peace] should be disturbed as long as the rights and interests of the nations can be preserved. But whensoever hostile aggressions require a resort to war, we must meet our duty and convince the world … Continue reading

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