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Thought For the Day: You Won’t Get Gun Control By Disarming Law-Abiding Citizens

“You won’t get gun control by disarming law-abiding citizens. … There’s only one way to get real gun control: Disarm the thugs and the criminals, lock them up and if you don’t actually throw away the key, at least lose … 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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Discernment Revisited

Discernment Revisitedby Michael DoyleI guess that’s the dealLetting Jesus take the wheelLike the wisdom of Solomon’s sealIt is what keeps it realGoing deep into the ScriptureWe find the things of GodSurrendering in devotion to ScriptureWe recommit to the ways of … Continue reading

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First Principles: I Only Regret That I Have But One Life To Lose For My Country

“I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.” – Nathan Hale, before being hanged by the British, 1776

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Truths Seen

Truths Seenby Michael DoyleSilent criesStrident alibisTruths seenFor human beingsCan be mortifyingAs we live death defyingTaking risks at every turnWe live as we learnCareful from feeling the burnYet, it is that we still yearnThe world keeps on turningNever certain what we’re … Continue reading

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Back Chat of Eternal Insomnia

So many of us spend countless hours into the we hours of the night staving off the limited hours until the morning light.  Insomnia and its accompanying sleep exhaustion have claimed many of us and leading into less good than … Continue reading

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Something Somehow Selfish Worn

Based in part on 1 Cor.10:31: Something Somehow Selfish Worn by Michael Doyle There is something selfish in loving the Lord Because He loves us and we’re looking forward To that fellowship we feel here and up above And know … Continue reading

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Texas 1836

I have always found American history fascinating in all of our legends and tales, tall or not. Texas 1836 by Michael Doyle Texas, Eighteen Hundred Thirty Six Thousands of Americans invited in Finding their place in desert sand and sticks … Continue reading

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Consent of the Governed

Continuing in a series of poems about the establishment of our republican form of government and life under the rule of law as set out in our constitution: Consent of the Governed by Michael Doyle The standards are set by … Continue reading

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Renewal of Vows

Dedicated to my best friend and lady, Desiree: Renewal of Vows by Michael Doyle Emotionally connected Physically dedicated The feelings run deep Knowing love is for keeps Talking points of love Have me thinking of What it takes to make … Continue reading

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