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First Principles: To Be Respected and Trusted, We Must Keep Our Agreements

“States, like individuals, who observe their engagements, are respected and trusted: while the reverse is the fate of those who pursue an opposite conduct.” – Alexander Hamilton (1790)      

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First Principles: We Must Be Careful of the Ability of the Press To Stoke the Fires of Resentment and Revenge

“As unbalanced parties of every description can never tolerate a free inquiry of any kind, when employed against themselves, the license, and even the most temperate freedom of the press, soon excite resentment and revenge.” – John Adams, Discourses on … Continue reading

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First Principles: To All Persons – Exact and Equal Justice

“It is proper you should understand what I deem the essential principles of our government… Equal and exact justice to all men, of whatever persuasion, religious or political.” – Thomas Jefferson (1801)          

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Thought For the Day: All Great People Eradicate Hypocrisy From Their Hearts

“The first virtue of all really great men is that they are sincere. They eradicate hypocrisy from their hearts.”  – Anatole France            

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