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Thought For the Day: Individualism, Love of Enterprise and Pride In Personal Freedom Are the Hallmarks of Americanism

“Individualism, the love of enterprise, and the pride in personal freedom, have been deemed by Americans not only as their choicest, but their peculiar and exclusive possessions.” – James Bryce (1838-1922)    

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Thought For the Day: Freedom Is the Sure Possession of Those Alone Who Have the Courage To Defend It

“Freedom is the sure possession of those alone who have the courage to defend it.” – Pericles    

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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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Black Friday Concessions

Crass commercialism versus spirit of Christmas anyone? Black Friday Concessions by Michael Romani Looking down from my self imposed mountain I spied a parade announcing one thing certain At the end of one very long advertisement Santa Claus’s arrival came … Continue reading

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Shoreline Conditions

Part IV of the story of the fall of legendary Troy: Shoreline Conditions by Michael Romani All the terms and conditions In even the earliest renditions Speak of two lovers washed on a shoreline Hand in hand, impervious to their … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Thin

There’s a thin line between thunder And the lightning that strikes, she thought Between the water that pulls you under And the gasping breath reached for and sought There’s a thin line between love and what’s mine Selfishness and desire … Continue reading

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Toll of the Witching Hour

Toll of the Witching Hour by Michael Romani Tell me then, is it treason? To believe that all must have a reason There before the witches’ fire While the coven outside spoke words so dire The Master seeks her most … Continue reading

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