Tag Archives: Opposition

First Principles: Be Leery of Transferring Political Disagreements Into Personal Hatred

“It has been a source of great pain to me to have met with so many among [my] opponents who had not the liberality to distinguish between political and social opposition; who transferred at once to the person, the hatred … Continue reading

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Humble Obedience

Based on Wednesday night’s sermon: Humble Obedience by Michael Romani When the going gets tough as it often does We respond getting caught up in the buzz When we are faced with the opposition We tend to fall back into … Continue reading

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First Principles: It Contravenes Classical Liberalism To Transfer Political Opposition To the Person

“It has been a source of great pain to me to have met with so many among [my] opponents who had not the liberality to distinguish between political and social opposition; who transferred at once to the person, the hatred … Continue reading

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The Squishy Sound of Democracy

The suppression of free speech is a leading indicator of fascism not freedom and certainly not the small r republican values our Founding Fathers advocated in their classical liberalism.  I for one refuse to bend to tyranny from any camp… … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Music Makes Us All A Little Immortal

“When I hear music, I fear no danger.  I am invulnerable.   I see no foe.  I am related to the earliest times, and to the latest.” – Henry David Thoreau This post dedicated to a blogger who made me … Continue reading

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First Principles: It Is Not An Easy Task To Be President

“The second office of this government is honorable and easy, the first is but a splendid misery.” —Thomas Jefferson (1797) It is easier to be a critic and a naysayer than it is to govern.  It’s harder still when you … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Voice of Opposition Should Not Be Silenced

“Once a government is committed to the principle of silencing the voice of opposition, it has only one way to go, and that is down the path of increasingly repressive measures, until it becomes a source of terror to all … Continue reading

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