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Thought For the Day: The Ultimate Measure of A Person Is Where He or Stands At Times of Challenge and Controversy

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.    

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First Principles: A People Intent To Be Free Must Be Prepared To Fight For It Themselves

“A people who mean to be free must be prepared to meet danger in person, and not rely upon the fallacious protection of armies.” – Edmund Randolph    

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Thought For the Day: Have Deep Gratitude For Those Who Light the Flame Within Us

“At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.” – Albert Schweitzer      … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Stoop Low To Rise High

“There are no persons capable of stooping so low as those who desire to rise in the world.” – Lady Marguerite Blessington, writer (4 Apr 1789-1849)    

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A Prairie Sky’s Truth

Sometimes seeing things differently is mental illness; sometimes it’s seeing things differently.  A show I was watching at the suggestion of a person who is increasingly important to me portrayed that in an interesting bit that I have attempted to … Continue reading

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First Principles: Where An Excess of Power Prevails, No Person Is Safe As To Opinion, Person, Faculties or Possessions

“Where an excess of power prevails, property of no sort is duly respected. No man is safe in his opinions, his person, his faculties, or his possessions.” – James Madison (1792)        

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Thought For the Day: Self Reliance Is the Only Road To True Freedom

“Self-reliance is the only road to true freedom, and being one’s own person is its ultimate reward.” – Patricia Sampson (1921-1998)      

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First Principles: Be Leery of Transferring Political Disagreements Into Personal Hatred

“It has been a source of great pain to me to have met with so many among [my] opponents who had not the liberality to distinguish between political and social opposition; who transferred at once to the person, the hatred … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Defense of Oneself and Others Is the Primary Law Of Nature and Cannot Be Abrogated

“The defense of one’s self, justly called the primary law of nature, is not, nor can it be abrogated by any regulation of municipal law. This principle of defense is not confined merely to the person; it extends to the … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: There Are No Limits To What Can Be Done Where Credit For It Doesn’t Matter

“There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go if he doesn’t mind who gets the credit.” – Ronald Reagan      

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