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First Principles: The True Key For the Construction of Everything Doubtful In A Law Is the Intention of the Law-Makers

“The true key for the construction of everything doubtful in a law is the intention of the law-makers. This is most safely gathered from the words, but may be sought also in extraneous circumstances provided they do not contradict the … Continue reading

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Ungrateful

Ungratefulby Michael DoyleThere is in core functionalityAn awakened and new sense of realityIt’s another bit from our biologyThat we’re given over to our technologyWe all have our half-hidden flawsDecidedly difficult as nature’s lawsThat breaking our loops is difficultAnd when we … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Every Attempt To Gag the Free Expression of Thought Is An Unsocial Act Against Society

“Every attempt to gag the free expression of thought is an unsocial act against society. That is why judges and juries who try to enforce such laws make themselves ridiculous.” – Jay Fox (1870-1961)

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Thought For the Day: Whenever ‘A’ Attempts By Law To Impose His Moral Standards Upon ‘B’, ‘A’ Is Most Likely A Scoundrel

“Whenever ‘A’ attempts by law to impose his moral standards upon ‘B’, ‘A’ is most likely a scoundrel.” -H.L. Mencken, writer, editor, and critic (12 Sep 1880-1956)

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First Principles: Judges…Should Not Be Dependent Upon Any Man, Or Body of Men

“Judges, therefore, should be always men of learning and experience in the laws, of exemplary morals, great patience, calmness, coolness, and attention. Their minds should not be distracted with jarring interests; they should not be dependent upon any man, or … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: There Exists A Law…Inborn In Our Hearts…If Our Lives Are Endangered…Any and Every Method of Protecting Ourselves Is Morally Right

“There exists a law, not written down anywhere but inborn in our hearts; a law which comes to us not by training or custom or reading but by derivation and absorption and adoption from nature itself; a law which has … Continue reading

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Called To Freedom

Called To Freedomby Michael DoyleStanding firm on Sunday morningLiving life as if a warningDoing it as I can to my very bestFasting and testifying as I confessIt grew toward a borderline resentmentUntil I discovered what brought contentmentCalled to freedom to … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Instruments By Which the Government Must Act Are Either the Authority of the Laws or Force. If the First Is Destroyed, the Last Must Be Substituted

“The instruments by which [the government] must act are either the AUTHORITY of the laws or FORCE. If the first be destroyed, the last must be substituted; and where this becomes the ordinary instrument of government there is an end … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: We Can Survive Lapses Into Hypocrisy, But We Cannot Survive Making Hypocrisy A Ruling Principle

“If we ever allow morality or law to become just a question of whose ox is gored, then we will have taken a fatal step toward national suicide. We can survive lapses into hypocrisy, but we cannot survive making hypocrisy … Continue reading

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First Principles: Righteousness From God Comes Through Faith In Jesus Christ To All Who Believe. There Is No Difference, Fall All Have Sinned and Fall Short

“But now a righteousness from God, apart from law, has been made known, to which the Law and the Prophets testify. This righteousness from God comes through faith in Jesus Christ to all who believe. There is no difference, for … Continue reading

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