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Thought For the Day: A Politician Best Serves His or Her Party By Serving the Country Well (Not By Partisanship)

“He serves his party best who serves the country best.” – Rutherford B. Hayes, 19th US president (4 Oct 1822-1893)    

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First Principles: The President Is To Periodically Report On the State of the Union Along With His Recommendations

“He shall from time to time give to the Congress Information of the State of the Union, and recommend to their Consideration such Measures as he shall judge necessary and expedient.” – Article II, Section 3 of the U.S. Constitution … Continue reading

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A Hero’s Legacy

Indelible character is a rarity.  George H. Bush was just such a man of noble character.  I didn’t always agree with him.  Do know that he lost my vote once.  But, never my belief that he is and was the … Continue reading

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First Principles: Executive Nominees Are Subject To Congressional Approval To Weed Out the Bad Seed

“If the president alone was vested with the power of appointing all officers, and was left to select a council for himself, he would be liable to be deceived by flatterers and pretenders to patriotism.”  – Roger Sherman, to John … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo Day 24: Elegy For A Matriarch

The Na/GloPoWriMo Day 24 challenge is to write an elegy of some sort.  Presently, one person comes to mind that despite her good influence on the world probably won’t get have the recognition that she richly deserves. This elegy is … Continue reading

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