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Thought For the Day: You Cannot Begin To Preserve Any Species of Animal Unless You Preserve the Habitat In Which It Dwells

“You cannot begin to preserve any species of animal unless you preserve the habitat in which it dwells. Disturb or destroy that habitat and you will exterminate the species as surely as if you had shot it. So conservation means … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Republic Was Not Established By Cowards, and Cowards Will Not Preserve It

“The republic was not established by cowards, and cowards will not preserve it.” – Elmer Davis (1890-1958)

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First Principles: How Difficult It Has Been For Mankind… To Preserve Their Dearest Rights and Best Privileges, Impelled As It Were By An Irresistible Fate of Despotism

“How prone all human institutions have been to decay; how subject the best-formed and most wisely organized governments have been to lose their check and totally dissolve; how difficult it has been for mankind, in all ages and countries, to … Continue reading

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First Principles: Liberty Cannot Be Preserved Without A General Knowledge Among the People

“Liberty cannot be preserved without a general knowledge among the people, who have a right, from the frame of their nature, to knowledge, as their great Creator, who does nothing in vain, has given them understandings, and a desire to … Continue reading

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First Principles: There Is Not A Single Instance In History In Which Civil Liberty Was Lost, and Religious Liberty Preserved Entire

“There is not a single instance in history in which civil liberty was lost, and religious liberty preserved entire. If therefore we yield up our temporal property, we at the same time deliver the conscience into bondage.” – John Witherspoon, … Continue reading

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First Principles: Guard With Jealous Attention the Public Liberty

“Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect every one who approaches that jewel. Unfortunately, nothing will preserve it but downright force. Whenever you give up that force, you are inevitably ruined.” – Patrick Henry (1788)

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First Principles: To Preserve Liberty, It Is Essential That the Whole Body of the People Always Possess Arms, and Be Taught Alike, Especially When Young, How To Use Them

“To preserve liberty, it is essential that the whole body of the people always possess arms, and be taught alike, especially when young, how to use them.” – Federal Farmer (1787)

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First Principles: To Be Prepared For War Is One of the Most Effectual Means of Preserving Peace

“To be prepared for war, is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace.” – George Washington (1790)

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First Principles: We Must Make Our Election Between Economy and Liberty, or Profusion and Servitude

“We must make our election between economy and Liberty, or profusion and servitude.” – Thomas Jefferson (1816)

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Na/GloPoWriMo #3: Words That Sound Good

Words That Sound Goodby Michael DoyleThere is a bit of something That is eloquently rapped into nothingThat there are words that just sound goodAnd go together well like they shouldIt’s a bit of the simplicity That is found inside the … Continue reading

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