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Set’s Blinding of Horus

Egypt has some fascinating legends from long ago.  Some get slightly retold as time goes on. Set’s Blinding of Horus by Michael Doyle Few know the whole of the story A tale needed in all of its glory In a … Continue reading

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God From Machine

We live in interestingly troubled times. God From Machine by Michael Doyle In the spiraled stairs leading to the future Is a universal fate we must embrace and nurture Asking who is worthy to be given and receive The truth … Continue reading

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On This St Nicholas Day 2019

Happiest of St Nicholas’ Days 2019!  This is the day that I will forever and a day celebrate the beginning of the Christmas season.  Though honestly, I believe the world would be all the better if we kept Christmas in … Continue reading

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First Principles: We Cannot Make Financial Matters Right By Taking From One What He Has Honestly Acquired To Give to Another Who Has Not Earned

“The indiscriminate denunciation of the rich is mischievous…. No poor man was ever made richer or happier by it. It is quite as illogical to despise a man because he is rich as because he is poor. Not what a … Continue reading

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First Principles: There Are No Necessary Evils In Government. Its Evils Exist Only In Its Abuses

“There are no necessary evils in government. Its evils exist only in its abuses.” – Andrew Jackson      

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An Elegy To Common Sense

Poem A Day #11 is to be an elegy.  The word prompt is ‘black hole’. Milkwood’s definition of elegy is limited to the following.  I would argue that the person who wrote the notecard needs to revisit this.  I have … Continue reading

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Conflict Of Civilizations

There is a conflict in the West that draws down deeper than radical Islam versus West.  It is Leftism versus Tradition.  I think it’s pretty clear which side of this divide I am on. Conflict Of Civilizations by Michael Romani … Continue reading

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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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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Juxtaposition

In a curious matter of tested disposition There exists a  maddening juxtaposition That each city finds itself this paradox So few men walk the walk that he talks The poor man has wealth a rich soul While the wealthy struggle … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Invisible

Out there on that shameful toxic corner So many stand around being mourners Always out to seek their wanted for own Or having lost it, they turn their hearts to stone The things that make us feel good maybe invincible … Continue reading

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