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First Principles: The Right of Self-Defense Never Ceases. It Is Among the Most Sacred and Alike Necessary To Nations and To Individuals

“The right of self-defense never ceases. It is among the most sacred, and alike necessary to nations and to individuals.” – President James Monroe (November 16, 1818)

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Thought For the Day: America Uniquely Among Nations Has the Capacity To Champion Human Rights and the Dignity of Every Human Being Made In the Image of God

“America uniquely among nations has the capacity to champion human rights and the dignity of every human being made in the image of God, no matter their nation.” – Mike Pompeo, Secretary of State of the United States of America … Continue reading

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To Find Peace

So many movies and books predict nothing but darkness and gloom in our future.   Maybe that’s easy enough to understand with the fact that we so often seek force rather than reason to overcome past and present hurts.  But, maybe … Continue reading

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First Principles: We Must Meet Our Duty and Convince the World That We are Just Friends and Brave Enemies

“I am ever unwilling that [peace] should be disturbed as long as the rights and interests of the nations can be preserved. But whensoever hostile aggressions require a resort to war, we must meet our duty and convince the world … Continue reading

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Mathing the COVID-19 Curve

Day 7 of Na/GloPoWriMo!  The target objective? “…a poem based on a news article.” My subject today can be drawn on any number of articles plastered throughout our daily news periodicals to the point it cannot be escaped really.  But, … Continue reading

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First Principles: It Is the Duty of All Nations To Acknowledge the Providence of Almighty God

“What students would learn in American schools above all is the religion of Jesus Christ.  It is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey his will, to be grateful for his benefits, and … Continue reading

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First Principles: It Is the Duty of All Nations To Acknowledge the Providence of Almighty God, To Obey His Will, To be Grateful For His Benefits and Humbly Implore His Favor

“It is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey his will, to be grateful for his benefits, and humbly to implore his protection and favors.” — George Washington (1789)      

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Like Sand Becomes A Pearl

On December 7, 1941, the then Japanese Empire attacked America killing some 2,400 people and bringing the US into World War II.  Today is remembered in the US as National Pearl Harbor Day of Remembrance.   Like Sand Becomes A … Continue reading

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First Principles: It Is the Duty of All Nations To Acknowledge the Providence of Almighty God

“It is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God.” – George Washington    

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