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Thought For the Day: Those Calling for the Silencing of People With Whom They Disagree Politically – What the Democrats Are Currently Doing – Will Only Work To Stoke the Fires of Division and Hatred

“Those calling for the silencing of people with whom they disagree politically — what the Democrats are currently doing — will only work to stoke the fires of division and hatred. Genuine unity requires offering genuine respect and acceptance of … Continue reading

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Thought for the Day: People Who Demand Neutrality In Any Situation Are Usually Not Neutral But In Favor of the Status Quo

“People who demand neutrality in any situation are usually not neutral but in favor of the status quo.” -Max Eastman, journalist and poet (4 Jan 1883-1969)

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Thought For the Day: The Real Index of Civilization Is When People Are Kinder Than They Need To Be

“The real index of civilization is when people are kinder than they need to be.” – Louis de Bernieres, novelist (b. 8 Dec 1954)

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First Principles: Nothing Is More Certain Than That A General Profligacy and Corruption of Manners Make A People Ripe For Destruction

“Nothing is more certain than that a general profligacy and corruption of manners make a people ripe for destruction.” – John Witherspoon (1776

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First Principles: The Best Means of Forming A…Virtuous, and Happy People Will Be Found In the Right Education of Youth

“The best means of forming a manly, virtuous, and happy people will be found in the right education of youth. Without this foundation, every other means, in my opinion, must fail.” – George Washington (1784) The only thing needed to … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: There Are Two Kinds of People: Those Who Work and Those Who Take the Credit…Try To Be In the First Group; There Was Less Competition

“My grandfather once told me that there are two kinds of people: those who work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was less competition there.” – Indira Gandhi … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Problem In Our Country Isn’t With Books Being Banned, But With People No Longer Reading

“The problem in our country isn’t with books being banned, but with people no longer reading. … You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.” – Ray Bradbury, science-fiction writer (22 … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: America’s Abundance Was Created Not By Public Sacrifices To ‘the Common Good’, But By the Productive Genius of Free Men

“America’s abundance was created not by public sacrifices to ‘the common good,’ but by the productive genius of free men.” – Ayn Rand (1905-1982)

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Thought For the Day: The Budget Should Be Balanced, the Treasury Should Be Refilled, Public Debt Should Be Reduced… Lest Rome Become Bankrupt

“The budget should be balanced, the Treasury should be refilled, public debt should be reduced, the arrogance of officialdom should be tempered and controlled, and the assistance to foreign lands should be curtailed lest Rome become bankrupt. People must again … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: I Imagine One of the Reasons People Cling To Their Hates So Stubbornly Is Because They Sense, Once Hate Is Gone, They’ll Be Forced To Deal With Pain

“I imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sense, once hate is gone, they will be forced to deal with pain” -James Baldwin, writer (2 Aug 1924-1987)

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