Tag Archives: Patriot

The Clouds of Uncivil War Approach

If there’s any one single foremost predicator that led to the American Civil War more than others, it was beyond any doubt the Mexican-American War. The Clouds of Uncivil War Approach by Michael Doyle While careful in thinking too linearly … Continue reading

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First Principles: To Restore Harmony As One People Acting As One Nation Should Be the Object Of Every Patriot

“To restore … harmony … to render us again one people acting as one nation should be the object of every man really a patriot.” – Thomas Jefferson (1801)      

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First Principles: To the Distinguished Character of Patriot, Our Highest Glory Is To Add Our Christian Morality

“While we are zealously performing the duties of good citizens and soldiers, we certainly ought not to be inattentive to the higher duties of religion. To the distinguished character of Patriot, it should be our highest glory to add the … Continue reading

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In Memory of 9/11

We must never forget what extremists brought on this day We must always linger on the troubles that come humanity’s way We must also never forget that we are all the children of God And that God would have us … Continue reading

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Heartland United

Tales of the American Heartland… Heartland United by Michael Romani We have one heartland united In a nation too divided Filled with hop and our heartbreak The nation’s heart awakes From Nebraska to the Central Valley There is a flavor … Continue reading

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First Principles: We Should Attend To the Higher Duties of Being Both Patriotic and Christian

“While we are zealously performing the duties of good citizens and soldiers, we certainly ought not to be inattentive to the higher duties of religion. To the distinguished character of Patriot, it should be our highest glory to add the … Continue reading

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An Elegy To Common Sense

Poem A Day #11 is to be an elegy.  The word prompt is ‘black hole’. Milkwood’s definition of elegy is limited to the following.  I would argue that the person who wrote the notecard needs to revisit this.  I have … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Distinguished Character of Patriot Is Made More Glorious By Being A Christian

‘To the distinguished Character of Patriot, it should be our highest Glory to add the more distinguished Character of Christian.’” – George Washington      

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Ways of Freedom

From time to time, it seems necessary to think on choices made and principles kept. Ways of Freedom by Michael Romani “Times march on”, says the old soldier Remembering back on times bolder But some things are best and better … Continue reading

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Happy Veterans Day!!

Hug your veterans today!!  Let them know that they are loved and appreciated!! Even if they’re active duty now, they’ll appreciate it!          

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