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First Principles: The Essential Principles of the United States Are Equal and Exact Justice To All Persons

“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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First Principles: Heresies In Politics and Religious Are Equally Incurable Through Persecution

“In politics, as in religion, it is equally absurd to aim at making proselytes by fire and sword. Heresies in either can rarely be cured by persecution.” – Alexander Hamilton (1787)    

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Eloquence of the Nothing Said

Sometimes whispers speak fairly loudly. Eloquence of Nothing Said by Michael Romani There’s an eloquence In the nothing said Sweet hand of Providence Rested upon his head Whispers of sacred not Abides the man who believes Wrapped in a simple … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Politics Has Little Love of Truth and Accurate Reasoning

“The political spirit is the great force in throwing the love of truth and accurate reasoning into a secondary place.”  – John Viscount Morley (1838-1923)      

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Globalization and Its Discontents

There is a struggle going on between those who seek to dominate the world under what started as the seemingly benign polices of globalization and those of us who get the need to foster cooperation but remain patriotic to our … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The First Law of Economics Is Scarcity; The First Law of Politics Is To Disregard This

“The first lesson of economics is scarcity:  There is never enough of anything to satisfy all those who want it.  The first lesson of politics is to disregard the first lesson of economics.” – Thomas Sowell    

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Thought For the Day: The Penalty In Failing To Participate In Politics Is Governance By Inferiors

“One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics 
is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.” – Plato    

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First Principles: All Should Be Given Equal and Exact Justice Under the Rule of Law

“Equal and exact justice to all men, of whatever persuasion, religious or political.” – Thomas Jefferson (1801)        

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First Principles: We Should Trust In God Not Political Manipulation

“Their arts may be more dangerous than their arms. Let us then renounce all treaty with them upon any score but that of total separation, and under God trust our cause to our swords.” – Samuel Adams (1776)    

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Thought For the Day: Politics Is Often the Art of Promising the Poor and the Rich Protection From Each Other

“Politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich, by promising to protect each from the other.” – Oscar Ameringer (1870-1943)    

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