Tag Archives: Loyalty

To A Northern Cardinal

It’s almost that time…. April 1st is the first day of NaPoWriMo/GloPoWriMo 2020.  As a warm up, the first suggestion was to write a poem about any bird.  I thought of an eagle in this time when we all need … Continue reading

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Swing Around the Circle

Civil War ends and an attempt at racial justice was attempted.  How did things get so completely flawed? Swing Around the Circle by Michael Doyle A country brought to ruin sought salvation From a barren wasteland in need of transformation … Continue reading

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A New Nation Born Pt I

In a continuing cycle on America, we look at the Revolutionary War through England’s defeat at Yorktown: A New Nation Born Pt I by Michael Doyle Let’s have no sense of delusion The united states were but illusion Or, perhaps … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Trust Is Earned, Respect Is Given and Loyalty Is Demonstrated. Betrayal of Any of Those Is To Lose All Three

“Trust is earned, respect is given, and loyalty is demonstrated. Betrayal of any one of those is to lose all three.” – Ziad K. Abdelnour    

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Thought For the Day: The Foundation Stones For A Balanced Success Are Honesty, Character, Integrity, Faith, Love and Loyalty

“The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty.” – Zig Ziglar    

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Thought For the Day: Love Is Friendship That Has Caught Fire

“Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses.” – Ann Landers    

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First Principles: Equal Laws For Equal Rights Are the Best Guarantee of Loyalty and Love of Country

“Equal laws protecting equal rights; the best guarantee of loyalty and love of country.” – James Madison (1820)    

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First Principles: We Hang Together Or All Hang Separately

“We must all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately.” – Benjamin Franklin (1776)      

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First Principles: Officials Elected To Washington Tend To Lose Touch With the People

“Those gentlemen, who will be elected senators, will fix themselves in the federal town, and become citizens of that town more than of your state.” — George Mason, speech in the Virginia Ratifying Convention, 1788 George Mason more than any … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics – Agamemnon – Aeschylus

The ancient Greek Aeschylus is often called the father of tragedy.  He is also credited by, among others, Aristotle with bringing more characters into theater to allow for the conflicts that lead to character development. Among the most famous poems … Continue reading

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