Tag Archives: Power

Death Under the Moon

Halloween Poem #16: Death Under the Moon by Michael Romani With our demons friended All light has ended We walk in the darkness Keenly aware of our harshness Such is the power and insistence That good gives way without resistance … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Only Legitimate Right To Govern Is An Express Grant of Power From the Governed

“We admit of no government by divine right, believing that so far as power is concerned the Beneficent Creator has made no distinction amongst men; that all are upon an equality, and that the only legitimate right to govern is … Continue reading

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First Principles: It Is Absolutely Necessary That the President Should Have the Power of Removing His Subordinates From Office

“I think it absolutely necessary that the President should have the power of removing his subordinates from office; it will make him, in a peculiar manner, responsible for their conduct, and subject him to impeachment himself, if he suffers them … Continue reading

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First Principles: Congress Has No Power To Make Any Religious Establishments

“Congress has no power to make any religious establishments.” – Roger Sherman    

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First Principles: Be A Mortal Enemy To Arbitrary Government and Unlimited Power

“I am a mortal enemy to arbitrary government and unlimited power. I am naturally very jealous for the rights and liberties of my country, and the least encroachment of those invaluable privileges is apt to make my blood boil.” – Benjamin … Continue reading

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First Principles: In God We Trust

“Nothing short of the Almighty Power of God can Save us – it is not in our Numbers, our Union, or our Valour that I dare trust.” – Abraham Clark    

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First Principles: Even Under the Best Forms of Government, Those Entrusted With Power Have Perverted It To Tyranny

“Experience hath shewn, That Even Under the Best Forms of Government, Those Entrusted With Power Have, In Time, and By Slow Operations, Perverted It To Tyranny.”  – Thomas Jefferson Still think Obama understood the Constitutional law he lectured on?   … Continue reading

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Angel Falls (Recalls)

There’s a lot of power in the water that flows on this planet of ours.  Like the sun .. but a lot cooler.. it is a bringer of both life and destruction…. Angel Falls (Recalls) by Michael Romani Angel Falls … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Government Has No Right To Control Individual Liberty Beyond What Is Necessary To the Safety and Well-Being of Society

“Government has no right to control individual liberty beyond what is necessary to the safety and well-being of society. Such is the boundary which separates the power of the government and the liberty of the citizen or subject in the … Continue reading

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Strong On Defense

The Sun is one part friend and one part foe.  It’s amazing thinking of the ways the Earth protects us from this. Strong On Defense by Michael Romani What is the strength of the solar flares To measure this, we … Continue reading

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