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First Principles: If Individuals Be Not Influenced By Moral Principles, It Is In Vain To Look For Public Virtue

“If individuals be not influenced by moral principles, it is in vain to look for public virtue.” – James Madison (1789)

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First Principles: The Mild Voice of Reason…Is…Too Often Drowned…By the Clamors of An Impatient Avidity For Immediate and Immoderate Gain

“The mild voice of reason, pleading the cause of an enlarged and permanent interest, is but too often drowned, before public bodies as well as individuals, by the clamors of an impatient avidity for immediate and immoderate gain.” – James … Continue reading

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First Principles: If Individuals Be Not Influenced By Moral Principles, It Is In Vain To Look For Public Virtue

“If individuals be not influenced by moral principles, it is in vain to look for public virtue.” – James Madison (1789)

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Thought For the Day: The Main Thing Is To Have A Soul That Loves the Truth and Harbours It Where He Finds It

“The main thing is to have a soul that loves the truth and harbours it where he finds it. And another thing: truth requires constant repetition, because error is being preached about us all the time, and not only by … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: We Have the Right To Give Away As Much of Our Own Money As We Please In Charity; But As Members of Congress We Have No Right To Appropriate A Dollar of the Public Money

“We must not permit our respect for the dead or our sympathy for the living to lead us into an act of injustice to the balance of the living. I will not attempt to prove that Congress has no power … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Don’t Be Bullied By Those Seeking To Intimidate You With False Charges of Racism From Standing Up For Your Children, For Accurate History and For…Seeing and Treating People of All Races As Individuals

“Don’t be bullied by those seeking to intimidate you with false charges of racism from standing up for your children, for accurate history and for promoting the laudatory goal of seeing and treating people of all races as individuals made … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Problem For Individuals and Nations When Standards of Right and Wrong Are Abandoned Is Where It Leads

“The problem for individuals and nations when standards of right and wrong are abandoned is where it leads. Moral anarchy has been one of the contributing factors to the collapse of empires and great nations of the past. Apparently, we … Continue reading

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Effective Communications Competence

Ineffective Communications: Everyone knows that there is a great deal of truth to that adage about the proverbial age gap between parents and children.  Imagine if you would having two budding teenagers – ages 11 and 13 and being 57 … Continue reading

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