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A House Divided

The worse war America has ever fought was the war against ourselves, the American Civil War. A House Divided by Michael Doyle Lincoln’s inaugural was an attempt at reconciliation The mystic chords of memory were bonds of affection The siege … Continue reading

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A New Nation Born Pt II

The American story series continues… A New Nation Born Pt II by Michael Doyle In the haphazard wake of 1776 There were so many constructs to fix The ancients had always taught Only a smallish sized republic should be sought … Continue reading

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First Principles: National Defense Is One of the Cardinal Duties of A Statesman

“National defense is one of the cardinal duties of a statesman.” – John Adams (1815) This bears repeating giving the hew and cry about the decision to take out a terroristic mastermind and a few of his cronies doesn’t it? … Continue reading

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It’s A Harsh Thing To Be Labelled

December 3rd is both National and International Disability Day.  In honor of this: It’s A Harsh Thing To Be Labelled by Michael Romani As I pull in to park at the facility I feel a dreaded sense of vulnerability It’s … Continue reading

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First Principles: National Defense Is One of the Cardinal Duties of A Statesman

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

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First Principles: National and Individual Happiness Comes From Love of Liberty; Respect For Laws; Habits of Industry; and Practice of Moral and Religious Obligations

“Your love of liberty — your respect for the laws — your habits of industry — and your practice of the moral and religious obligations, are the strongest claims to national and individual happiness.” – George Washington (1789)    

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First Principles: We Should Attend To the Higher Duties of Being Both Patriotic and Christian

“While we are zealously performing the duties of good citizens and soldiers, we certainly ought not to be inattentive to the higher duties of religion. To the distinguished character of Patriot, it should be our highest glory to add the … Continue reading

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

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

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First Principles: National Defense Is A Cardinal Duty

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

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First Principles: Morality Rests In the Family

“The foundation of national morality must be laid in private families.” —John Adams (1778)      

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