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First Principles: The Difference Between A Balanced Republic and Democracy Is Like That Between Order and Chaos

“Between a balanced republic and a democracy, the difference is like that between order and chaos.” – John Marshall    

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Thought For the Day: Art Is An Attempt To Bring Order Out of Chaos

“Art, in itself, is an attempt to bring order out of chaos.” – Stephen Sondheim    

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Borne From the Violence

From the chaos that surrounds us, we find our way to the order that allows us to thrive. Borne From the Violence by Michael Romani Our world was borne from the violence Demanding from us, our best vigilance To duck … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Gratitude Unlocks the Fullness of Life

“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Choice Isn’t Left Or Right; It’s Up Or Down

“You and I are told we must choose between a left or right, but I suggest there is no such thing as a left or right. There is only an up or down.” – Ronald Reagan My response to Bernie … Continue reading

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Moth To Flame

It’s dangerous world out there.  But, it is filled by those who love as well. Moth To Flame by Michael Romani The nightmares that we live by Are enough to make brave men cry Fate whispers and a man answers … Continue reading

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First Principles: To Be Respected Be Respectable

“No government, any more than an individual, will long be respected without being truly respectable; nor be truly respectable, without possessing a certain portion of order and stability.” – James Madison, Federalist No. 62, 1788      

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Thought For the Day: The History of Science Has Been the Gradual Realization That Events Are Orderly

“The whole history of science has been the gradual realization that events do not happen in an arbitrary manner, but that they reflect a certain underlying order, which may or may not be divinely inspired.”  – Stephen Hawking Forget about … Continue reading

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First Principles: Where There Is No Law, There Is No Liberty

“[W]here there is no law, there is no liberty; and nothing deserves the name of law but that which is certain and universal in its operation upon all the members of the community.” – Benjamin Rush, 1788       … Continue reading

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Thought For The Day: When Christianity and Caesar Met In the Arena Christ Won

“There is no greater drama in human record than the sight of a few Christians, scorned or oppressed by a succession of emperors, bearing all trials with a fierce tenacity, multiplying quietly, building order while their enemies generated chaos, fighting … Continue reading

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