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First Principles: History By Apprising Citizens of the Past Will Enable Them To Judge of the Future

“History by apprising [citizens] of the past will enable them to judge of the future; it will avail them of the experience of other times and other nations; it will qualify them as judges of the actions and designs of … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Opinion Giving Judges the Right To Decide Constitutionality For All Three Branches Makes the Judiciary A Despotic Branch

“The opinion which gives to the judges the right to decide what laws are constitutional and what not, not only for themselves, in their, own sphere of action, but for the Legislature and Executive also in their spheres, would make … Continue reading

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Second Sight of the Garden of Earthly Delight

Day 6 of NaPoWriMo/GloPoWriMo 2020!  The prompt is to write an ekphrastic poem based on Hieronymous Bosch’s The Garden of Earthly Delight.  I elected to take the point of view of the artist or perhaps someone who is familiar with the … Continue reading

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As Sinners Saved By Grace

Based in part on the Book of Matthew: As Sinners Saved By Grace by Michael Romani Let there be no kind of mistake We must move beyond heartbreak For the good of God’s and our sake To give as much … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Time Is the Fairest and Toughest Judge

“Time is the fairest and toughest judge.” -Edgar Quinet, historian (17 Feb 1803-1875)    

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Thought For the Day: Truth, Forgiveness and Love Can Heal the World

“Know that truth, forgiveness, and love can heal the world. Imagine if all of us could be truthful with ourselves, start forgiving everyone, and start loving everyone. We would no longer be selfish, gossiping would be over, and we would … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Endless Gratitude of Society Would Be Merited By Restraining Judges From Usurping Legislation

“One single object . . . [will merit] the endless gratitude of the society: that of restraining the judges from usurping legislation.” – Thomas Jefferson    

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Thought For the Day: Just A Day By the Seeds You Plant and Not By the Reaped Harvest

“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” – Robert Louis Stevenson    

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American Dream

In this day and age, so many tear at the foundations of America.  They do so with an almost willful ignorance of what came before and what’s happened since.  There is an insistence that perfection be from the beginning when … Continue reading

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Surviving the Ride

From Socrates to Rush’s Neil Pert to observance of every day life, we all learn one thing fairly early on, conform or be cast out. Surviving the Ride by Michael Romani Time and again, it’s the same story All sorts … Continue reading

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