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First Principles: Patriotism Is As Much A Virtue As Justice, and Is As Necessary for the Support of Societies As Natural Affection Is for the Support of Families

“Patriotism is as much a virtue as justice, and is as necessary for the support of societies as natural affection is for the support of families.” – Benjamin Rush (1773)

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First Principles: It Is Necessary For Every American, With Becoming Energy To Endeavor To Stop the Dissemination of Principles Evidently Destructive of the Cause For Which They Have Bled

“It is necessary for every American, with becoming energy to endeavor to stop the dissemination of principles evidently destructive of the cause for which they have bled. It must be the combined virtue of the rulers and of the people … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Principles That the End Justifies the Means Is In Individualist Ethics Regarded As the Denial of All Morals. In Collectivist Ethics It Becomes Necessarily the Supreme Rule

“The principle that the end justifies the means is in individualist ethics regarded as the denial of all morals. In collectivist ethics it becomes necessarily the supreme rule.” – Friedrich August von Hayek (1899-1992)

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First Principles: No Man Has A More Perfect Reliance On the Alwise and the Powerful Dispensations of the Supreme Being Than I Nor Thinks His Aid More Necessary

“No Man has a more perfect Reliance on the alwise, and powerful dispensations of the Supreme Being than I have nor thinks his aid more necessary.” – George Washington

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In the Precedent of 2020

In the Precedent of 2020by Michael DoyleThere is something setQuietly there in the precedentAn unlikely principle we forgetThat we’d not be without accidentWho it is that we are todayI hope that’s not too flippant to sayThat despite our efforts to … Continue reading

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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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First Principles: To Prevent Crimes Is the Noblest End and Aim of Criminal Jurisprudence

“To prevent crimes, is the noblest end and aim of criminal jurisprudence. To punish them, is one of the means necessary for the accomplishment of this noble end and aim.“ – James Wilson (1790)

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First Principles: Patriotism Is As Much A Virtue As Justice and Is As Necessary For the Support of Societies As Natural Affection Is For the Support of Families

“Patriotism is as much a virtue as justice, and is as necessary for the support of societies as natural affection is for the support of families.” – Benjamin Rush (1773)

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For God So Loved the World

For God So Loved the Worldby Michael DoyleSpeaking across the latitude of agesComes the noble language of sagesTouching each soul as each an individualComprehended as fully as we are capableEternal questions fill up our needAs we learn and grow as … Continue reading

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