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An Elegy To Common Sense

Poem A Day #11 is to be an elegy.  The word prompt is ‘black hole’. Milkwood’s definition of elegy is limited to the following.  I would argue that the person who wrote the notecard needs to revisit this.  I have … Continue reading

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First Principles: Every Master of Slaves Is A Petty Tyrant Bringing Judgment of Heaven On Their Nations

“Every master of slaves is born a petty tyrant. They bring the judgement of heaven upon a country. As nations cannot be rewarded or punished in the next world, they must be in this. By an inevitable chain of causes … Continue reading

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Samson (X)

Continuing in the retelling of the story of Samson and Delilah as told in The Book of Judges: Samson (X) by Michael Romani X It is as it must That God’s wrath is just To watch his people die Or leave … Continue reading

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Samson IX

Continuing the story of Samson and Delilah as told in the Book of Judges: Samson (IX) by Michael Romani In the rocky passage of history There are signs of Divine certainty When God’s voice has spoken clear Stilling waters and calming … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: There Is No Greater Love Than to Lay Down One’s Life For Friends

“Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.” —John 15:12-14 This then is the only knee that should ever be taken.  To do otherwise is nothing but utter disrespect for all who have … Continue reading

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Polemics and Passion

Lessons are learned about injustice and how love can reach past those injustices.  Where there is love, it will always find its way. Polemics and Passion by Michael Romani Polemics and passion Caught in moonlight Tropes that fashion But never … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: America Is Herself When Engaged In High Moral Principle

“America is never wholly herself unless she is engaged in high moral principle. We as a people have such a purpose today. It is to make kinder the face of the nation and gentler the face of the world.” – … Continue reading

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First Principles: The God Who Gave Us Life Gave Us Liberty

“God who gave us life gave us Liberty. Can the liberties of a nation be secure when we have removed a conviction that these liberties are the gift of God? Indeed I tremble for my country when I reflect that … Continue reading

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First Principles: National Defense Is A Cardinal Duty of Every Statesman

“National defense is one of the cardinal duties of a statesman.” – John Adams (1815)        

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American Lion: Speaker of Truth

Frederick Douglass was a Republican.   I love when I read the Left try to work its way around that with lies and pretense and then try to make the case anything but than it was.  The Republicans formed in … Continue reading

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