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First Principles: We Cannot Govern Based On Hopes For Lasting Peace

“To model our political system upon speculations of lasting tranquility, is to calculate on the weaker springs of the human character.” – Alexander Hamilton (1788)        

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First Principles: Human Government Is As Good As It Is Godly And Moral

“Human government is more or less perfect as it approaches nearer or diverges farther from the imitation of this perfect plan of divine and moral government.” – John Adams, draft of a Newspaper Communication, 1770        

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Firefighter 54

I wrote this on the way back from my sister’s funeral. Today, it is really hitting me hard.  I miss my sister so much.  She was so much more than my older sister.  She was my confidant and best friend.  … Continue reading

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