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First Principles: The Liberties of Our Nation Are Secured By the Conviction These Are the Gift of God

“And can the liberties of a nation be thought secure when we have removed their only firm basis, a conviction in the minds of the people that these liberties are the gift of God? That they are not to be … Continue reading

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Taking Stock

The Summer of 1969 was a defining moment in the life of America.  The currents that led to it swept away many of the traditions of the past in that season of our discontent. Taking Stock by Michael Romani Bethel, … Continue reading

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First Principles: Only A Virtuous People Are Capable of Freedom. As Nations Become Corrupt and Vicious, They Have More Need of Masters.

“Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom. As nations become corrupt and vicious, they have more need of masters.“ – Benjamin Franklin    

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A Conspiracy of Lambs

There’s a Netflix series called The Family.  I am only two episodes into it but so far I’m  both laughing and somewhat concerned.  The Bible admonishes Christians to pray for our leaders both spiritual and in government.  It is the Christian … Continue reading

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Walking Talk of Talking Walk

Some say that a nice walk is the best time and way to observe, think and observe.  I see the point of this.  For me, it use to be to go on a nice 10-15 mile run.   Those days … Continue reading

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First Principles: Whoever Would Overthrow A Nation’s Liberty Must Begin By Subduing Free Speech

“Whoever would overthrow the liberty of a nation must begin by subduing the freeness of speech.” –  Benjamin Franklin    

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Heartland United

Tales of the American Heartland… Heartland United by Michael Romani We have one heartland united In a nation too divided Filled with hop and our heartbreak The nation’s heart awakes From Nebraska to the Central Valley There is a flavor … Continue reading

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Thoughts On Arlington (Memorial Day 2019)

America has never been so seemingly divided since our Civil War. Thoughts On Arlington by Michael Romani With so many jokes out to rewrite history It really isn’t much of a mystery That our nation barely stands divided With too … Continue reading

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In A Question of Liberty

On this second day of Na/GloPoWriMo,  we are invited to explore writing a poem that avoids closure by providing the open end of the question.  I believe that as an invitation to explore a significant question raised by a far … Continue reading

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First Principles: Can the Liberties of A Nation Be Secure When The Conviction That the Liberties Are A Gift From God?

“God who gave us life gave us liberty. And can the liberties of a nation be thought secure when we have removed their only firm basis, a conviction in the minds of the people that these liberties are of the … Continue reading

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