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First Principles: To Be An American Is To Have A Just Sense of Patriotism

“The name of American, which belongs to you, in your national capacity, must always exalt the just pride of Patriotism, more than any appellation derived from local discriminations.” – George Washington      

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Thought For the Day: Duty, Honor, Country, Service and Sacrifice Are the Hallmarks of Veterans

“My estimate of him was formed on the battlefields many, many years ago, and has never changed. I regarded him then, as I regard him now, as one of the world’s noblest figures; not only as one of the finest … Continue reading

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Points of Consideration

Tonight on election eve, it seems we have some things to think about in the US.  This is how my side sees it.  It wouldn’t be my side if I didn’t tend to agree, ya know? Points of Consideration by … Continue reading

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Globalization and Its Discontents

There is a struggle going on between those who seek to dominate the world under what started as the seemingly benign polices of globalization and those of us who get the need to foster cooperation but remain patriotic to our … Continue reading

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First Principles: Beware the Bluster of Feigned Patriotism

“Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.” – George Washington (1796)      

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First Principles: Every Patriot Should Work Toward the Harmony of Acting As One Nation

“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: Beware of Fake Patriots

“Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.”  – George Washington      

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Taken Breath

A poem based on a Memorial Day dance and a reality for far too many: Taken Breath by Michael Romani Whisper has it that it took away your breath The day they called to inform you of my death Seems … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Noble Inheritance of America Should Be Taught, Guarded and Only Wisely Improved On

“Let the American youth never forget, that they possess a noble inheritance, bought by the toils, and sufferings, and blood of their ancestors; and capacity, if wisely improved, and faithfully guarded, of transmitting to their latest posterity all the substantial … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Rebel

Having done almost nothing consequential Hillary approached wishing to be presidential Her party groomed her with soft platitudes But not enough to make up for her attitudes While an outsider came along to Trump her Leaving her in a frenzied … Continue reading

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