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Thought For the Day: People Should Be As Concerned With Clearing the Innocent As Punishing the Guilty

“I hear much of people’s calling out to punish the guilty, but very few are concerned to clear the innocent.” – Daniel Defoe (1660-1731)    

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First Principles: Knowledge Will Forever Govern Ignorance and A People Who Mean To Be Their Own Governors Must Arm Themselves With the Power Which Knowledge Gives

“Knowledge will forever govern ignorance; and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.” – James Madison      

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First Principles: Our Constitution Is Made Only For A Moral and Religious People and Wholly Inadequate To the Government of Any Others

“Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.” – John Adams (1798) The choice in this pending election is liberty or socialism.  Choose wisely.    

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First Principles: As Long As There Are Two Or More Sides To Every Question, People Acting With Character and Energy Will Have Enemies

“Men of energy of character must have enemies; because there are two sides to every question, and taking one with decision, and acting on it with effect, those who take the other will of course be hostile in proportion as … Continue reading

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A Side of Forgiveness

Love, life and laughter all take forgiveness to be best lived. A Side of Forgiveness by Michael Romani She smiles as she whispers Speaking directly as to what occurs To her mind when it listens to her heart About the … Continue reading

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First Principles: Only Aim To Do Your Duty And Mankind Will Give You Credit Where You Fail

“It behooves you, therefore, to think and act for yourself and your people. The great principles of right and wrong are legible to every reader; to pursue them requires not the aid of many counselors. The whole art of government … Continue reading

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First Principles: No People Will Tamely Surrender Their Liberties Or Be Easily Subdued When Knowledge Is Diffused and Virtue Is Preserved

“No people will tamely surrender their Liberties, nor can any be easily subdued, when knowledge is diffused and virtue is preserved. On the contrary, when people are universally ignorant, and debauched in their manners, they will sink under their own … Continue reading

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First Principles: All Tyranny Needs To Gain A Foothold Is For People of Good Conscience To Remain Silent

“We in America do not have government by the majority—we have government by the majority who participate…. All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.” – Thomas Jefferson    

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Thought For the Day: Things Turn Out Best For the People Who Make the Best of the Way Things Turn Out

“Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.” – John Wooden  

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Thought For the Day: Be A Yardstick of Quality

“Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren’t used to an environment where excellence is expected.” – Steve Jobs    

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