Tag Archives: Institutions

Guarding Against Faction

Today’s poem about American history speaks on some basic principles as set out in largely in Federalist Paper Number 10 in which we choose to become a republic and not a democracy to protection of nation from the encroachment of … Continue reading

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Sustaining Liberty

In this election year and in the midst of the pandemic, it makes at least me want to review those things that America is supposed to stand for as our moral compass. Sustaining Liberty by Michael Doyle Inherent as sisters … Continue reading

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A Nation In Need of Unity

In the last of this series, American history continues through the present: A Nation In Need of Unity by Michael Doyle George H. Bush struggled under Reagan’s shadow With his pedigree and skills he led well as most know It … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Safety and Happiness of Society Are the Objects At Which All Political Institutions Aim and To Which All Such Institutions Must Be Sacrificed

“The safety and happiness of society are the objects at which all political institutions aim, and to which all such institutions must be sacrificed.” – James Madison, The Federalist No. 43      

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First Principles: As Government Gives Force To Public Opinions, It Is Essential That Public Opinion Should Be Enlightened

“In proportion as the structure of a government gives force to public opinion, it is essential that public opinion should be enlightened.” – George Washington (1796)      

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Thought For the Day: It is Individuals and Not Government That Solves Problems

“Never depend upon institutions or government to solve any problem. All social movements are founded by, guided by, motivated and seen through by the passion of individuals.”  – Margaret Mead Have you ever run into a situation where you found … Continue reading

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