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First Principles: Government Is Instituted To Protect Property of Every Sort

“Government is instituted to protect property of every sort; as well that which lies in the various rights of individuals, as that which the term particularly expresses. This being the end of government, that alone is a just government which … Continue reading

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First Principles: No Subject Shall Be Restrained…For Worshipping God In the Manner Most Agreeable To the Dictates of His Own Conscience

“It is the duty of all men in society, publicly, and at stated seasons, to worship the SUPREME BEING, the great Creator and Preserver of the universe. And no subject shall be hurt, molested, or restrained, in his person, liberty, … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: A Man Should Never Be Ashamed To Own That He Has Been In the Wrong, Which Is But Saying, … That He Is Wiser Today Than Yesterday

“A man should never be ashamed to own that he has been in the wrong, which is but saying, in other words, that he is wiser today than he was yesterday.” – Alexander Pope (1688-1744)    

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Basket Case Blues

Dedicated to many a victim of the music industry who thought themselves gods only to wake up suddenly finding differently… Basket Case Blues by Michael Doyle With your name up in the bright lights Enraptured by a million neon nights … Continue reading

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A Cowboy Slips Into Easy

Some of my heroes have been cowboys.  At least one of them was a cowgirl.  My sister.  She’s likely riding the North Back 40 in heaven now looking down on us all and encouraging us to ride through this storm … Continue reading

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The Way of Swords

A warrior knows the  ways of war.  It’s that fighting soul so often missing in these times. The Way of Swords by Michael Doyle The way of swords Knows its own destiny Like an apple sliced and cored It is … Continue reading

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Set’s Blinding of Horus

Egypt has some fascinating legends from long ago.  Some get slightly retold as time goes on. Set’s Blinding of Horus by Michael Doyle Few know the whole of the story A tale needed in all of its glory In a … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Happiness Is Not Ready-Made. It Comes From Your Own Actions.

“Happiness is not ready-made.  It comes from your own actions.”  – Dalai Lama    

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Smiled On A Blue Note

Despite all the controversies surrounding the band, probably my all time favorite musical group is Led Zeppelin.  I was reminded of this only just yesterday. Smiled On A Blue Note by Michael Romani Come to me so gently Floated on … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Everyone Is Entitled To Their Own Opinion, but, Not Their Own Facts

“Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts.”  – Daniel Patrick Moynihan    

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