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Thought For the Day: If You’re the Most Powerful Person In the World and You Can’t Field Questions From the Media Without Losing Your Temper, Maybe You’re In the Wrong Business

“If you’re the most powerful person in the world and you can’t field questions from the media without losing your temper, maybe you’re in the wrong business.” – Olivia Nuzzi in response to Joe Biden going off on CNN’s Kaitlan … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Justice In the Hands of the Powerful Is Merely A Governing System Like Any Other

“Justice in the hands of the powerful is merely a governing system like any other. Why call it justice? Let us rather call it injustice, but of a sly effective order, based entirely on cruel knowledge of the resistance of … Continue reading

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First Principles: No Man Has A More Perfect Reliance On the Alwise and the Powerful Dispensations of the Supreme Being Than I Nor Thinks His Aid More Necessary

“No Man has a more perfect Reliance on the alwise, and powerful dispensations of the Supreme Being than I have nor thinks his aid more necessary.” – George Washington

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In the Truth of Poetry

In the Truth of Poetryby Michael DoyleLife, it seems in as far as it is reachableIs filled with those moments that are teachableOne of the most powerful of lessons to learnIs the ability to quick study, determine and discernA poem … Continue reading

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First Principles: To Listen Well Is As Powerful A Means of Communication and Influence As To Talk Well

“To listen well is as powerful a means of communication and influence as to talk well.” ­– John Marshall

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First Principles: Act Worthy of Yourselves

“Our enemies are numerous and powerful; but we have many friends, determining to be free, and heaven and earth will aid the resolution. On you depend the fortunes of America. You are to decide the important question, on which rest … Continue reading

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First Principles: Act Worthy of Yourselves

“Our country is in danger, but not to be despaired of. Our enemies are numerous and powerful; but we have many friends, determining to be free, and heaven and earth will aid the resolution. On you depend the fortunes of … Continue reading

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Consent of the Governed

Continuing in a series of poems about the establishment of our republican form of government and life under the rule of law as set out in our constitution: Consent of the Governed by Michael Doyle The standards are set by … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: More Powerful Than American Arms Is the Strength of American Hearts

“More powerful than the strength of American arms was the strength of American hearts.” – Donald Trump, commemorating D-Day Also, noteworthy in his remarks: “We are gathered here on Freedom’s Altar. On these shores, on these bluffs, on this day … Continue reading

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Thought for the Day: Power v. Justice

“Justice in the hands of the powerful is merely a governing system like any other. Why call it justice? Let us rather call it injustice, but of a sly effective order, based entirely on cruel knowledge of the resistance of … Continue reading

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