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First Principles: To Be Prepared For War Is One of the Most Effectual Means of Preserving Peace

“To be prepared for war, is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace.” – George Washington (1790)

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First Principles: A Good Government Implies Two Things; First, Fidelity To the Objects of the Government; Secondly, A Knowledge of the Means By Which Those Objects Can Be Best Attained

“A good government implies two things; first, fidelity to the objects of the government; secondly, a knowledge of the means, by which those objects can be best attained.” – Joseph Story (1833)

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Thought For the Day: Liberty Is Not A Means To A Higher Political End. It Is the Highest Political End.

“Liberty is not a means to a higher political end. It is the highest political end.” – Lord Acton (1834-1902)

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Thought For the Day: If Liberty Means Anything At All, It Means the Right To Tell People What They Do Not Want To Hear

 “If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.” – George Orwell (1903-1950)

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Thought For the Day: Without Deviation, Without Exception, Without Any Ifs, Buts, or Whereases, Freedom of Speech Means That You Shall Not Do Something To People Either For Views They Express, Or the Words They Speak Or Write

“Without deviation, without exception, without any ifs, buts, or whereases, freedom of speech means that you shall not do something to people either for the views they express, or the words they speak or write.” – Justice Hugo L. Black … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Ability To Simplify Means To Eliminate the Unnecessary So That the Necessary May Speak

“The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.” -Hans Hofmann, painter (21 Mar 1880-1966)

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Thought For the Day: Christmas Doesn’t Come From A Store. Maybe Christmas Perhaps Means A Little Bit More

“Christmas doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas perhaps means a little bit more.” – Dr. Seuss

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First Principles: To Be Prepared For War Is One of the Most Effectual Means of Preserving Peace

“To be prepared for war, is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace.” -George Washington (1790)

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Thought For the Day: Crime Is Contagious. If the Government Becomes A Lawbreaker, It Breeds Contempt For the Law

“Crime is contagious. If the government becomes a law breaker, it breeds contempt for the law.” – Justice Louis D. Brandeis (1856-1941)

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First Principles: To Be Prepared For War Is One of the Most Effectual Means of Preserving Peace

“To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace.” – George Washington

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