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First Principles: A Person May Cause Evil To Others Not Only By His Actions But By His Inaction, and In Either Case He Is Justly Accountable To Them For the Injury

“A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.” -John Stuart Mill, philosopher and economist (1806-1873)

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First Principles: 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

“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: If You’re the Most Powerful Person In the World and You Can’t Field Questions From the Media Without Losing Your Temper, Maybe You’re In the Wrong Business

“If you’re the most powerful person in the world and you can’t field questions from the media without losing your temper, maybe you’re in the wrong business.” – Olivia Nuzzi in response to Joe Biden going off on CNN’s Kaitlan … Continue reading

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First Principles: Where An Excess of Power Prevails, Property of No Sort Is Duly Respected

“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: An Expert Is A Man Who Has Made All the Mistakes Which Can Be Made In A Very Narrow Field

“An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made in a very narrow field.”– Niels Bohr, physicist, Nobel laureate (7 Oct 1885-1962)

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Thought For the Day: A Prudent Person Foresees Danger and Takes Precautions, A Simpleton Goes Blindly On and Suffers the Consequences

“A prudent person foresees danger and takes precautions, a simpleton goes blindly on and suffers the consequences” (Proverbs 22:3, NLT)

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First Principles: A Man Who Has Nothing For Which He Is Willing To Fight, Nothing Which Is More Important Than His Own Personal Safety, Is A Miserable Creature and Has No Chance of Being Free Unless Made and Kept So By the Exertions of Better Men

“War is an ugly thing but not the ugliest of things; the decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feelings which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse. A man who has nothing for which he is … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Difference Between the Impossible and the Possible Lies In A Person’s Determination

“The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person’s determination.” – Tommy Lasorda      

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Thought For the Day: You Just Can’t Beat the Person Who Never Gives Up

“You just can’t beat the person who never gives up.” – Babe Ruth   Remember this in the days ahead.  Keep encouraged.  Be strong.  Keep following the necessary sanitation rules.   In this case more than ever cleanliness is next to … Continue reading

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