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A Brodsky View of the Pandemic

A Brodsky View of the Pandemicby Michael DoyleShow trial advances without stayCharges pressed without any delayThe time arrives to dispense all playIn a fluke filled with fearsCame the nice as if to cheersThat would repeat themselves through yearsQuickly then comes … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: I Fear To See the Consequences of the Court’s Practice of Substituting Its Own Concepts of Decency and Fundamental Justice For the Language of the Bill of Rights

“In my judgment the people of no nation can lose their liberty so long as a Bill of Rights like ours survives and its basic purposes are conscientiously interpreted, enforced and respected so as to afford continuous protection against old, … Continue reading

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First Principles: Men, To Act With Vigor and Effect, Must Have Time To Mature Measures…As To the Best Method of Applying Them

“Men, to act with vigor and effect, must have time to mature measures, and judgment and experience, as to the best method of applying them. They must not be hurried on to their conclusions by the passions, or the fears … Continue reading

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Before It’s Too Late

Before It’s Too Lateby Michael DoyleI hold no real begrudgementAgainst the Holy God of judgmentAnd how it seems most on meNot them, yet as a matter of theologyThat it is most how it should beToo often, I cross the linePretending … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Your Righteousness Is Like the Great Mountains; Your Judgments Are A Great Deep; O Lord, You Preserve Man and Beast

“Your righteousness is like the great mountains; your great judgment are a great deep; O Lord, you preserve man and beast.” – Psalm 36:6

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First Principles: No Man Is Allowed To Be A Judge In His Own Cause, Because His Interest Would Certainly Bias His Judgment, and, Not Improbably, Corrupt His Integrity

“No man is allowed to be a judge in his own cause, because his interest would certainly bias his judgment, and, not improbably, corrupt his integrity.” – James Madison (1787)

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First Principles: The Judicial Branch May Truly Be Said To Have Neither Force Nor Will, But Merely Judgment and Must Ultimately Depend On the Aid of the Executive Arm Even For the Efficacy of Its Judgments

“[The judicial branch] may truly be said to have neither FORCE nor WILL, but merely judgment; and must ultimately depend upon the aid of the executive arm even for the efficacy of its judgments.” – Alexander Hamilton (1788)

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Thought For the Day: Angry Answers Stir Up Men’s Passions, But Never Convince Their Judgments, Nor Set Truth In A Clear Light

“Angry answers stir up men’s passions, but never convince their judgments, nor set truth in a clear light.” – Matthew Henry (1662-1714)

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For God So Loved the World

For God So Loved the Worldby Michael DoyleSpeaking across the latitude of agesComes the noble language of sagesTouching each soul as each an individualComprehended as fully as we are capableEternal questions fill up our needAs we learn and grow as … Continue reading

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Flaws of My Heart

Sat in on an early morning sermon today.   While listening in, this came to mind… Flaws of My Heart by Michael Doyle My flaws of the heart Directed by sin from the start My eyes closed to Godly fear I … Continue reading

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