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Daily Prompt – Blind

There are none so fully blind As those who think they truly see Beyond the illusions of our minds Into the unfiltered and pure reality Losing those things that make up conscience As we stand here blinded by science Somehow … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Better To Be Politically Dead Than Hypocritically Immortalized

“I have always supported measures and principles and not men. I have acted fearless and independent and I never will regret my course. I would rather be politically buried than to be hypocritically immortalized.” – Davy Crockett, frontiersman, soldier, and … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Democratic Party Is On the Path To Its Own Destruction

“What is the Democratic party going to be? I am still a Democrat and when I see somebody that really says she is a socialist… If you look at the policies, those are not policies that will be supported very … Continue reading

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First Principles: Our Society’s Children Should Be Educated and Taught the Principles of Freedom

“Children should be educated and instructed in the principles of freedom.” – John Adams (1787)      

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First Principles: Pursue Your Principles To Your Death

“I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. ‘Tis the business of little minds to shrink; but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, … Continue reading

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First Principles: Stay Strong Even In Distress

“I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. ‘Tis the business of little minds to shrink; but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, … Continue reading

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First Principles: To All Persons – Exact and Equal Justice

“It is proper you should understand what I deem the essential principles of our government… Equal and exact justice to all men, of whatever persuasion, religious or political.” – Thomas Jefferson (1801)          

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First Principles: The Foundations of National Morality Rests In the Family

“The foundation of national morality must be laid in private families. … In vain are Schools, Academies, and Universities instituted, if loose principles and licentious habits are impressed upon children in their earliest years. … The vices and examples of … Continue reading

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First Principles: Children Should Be Educated In The Principles of Freedom

“Children should be educated and instructed in the principles of freedom.” –John Adams They aren’t any more.  That’s why so many problems are festering until they reach the surface.  So may of these are based on sheer ignorance of what … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Good Foreign Policy Begins With Good Government At Home

“Here is my first principle of foreign policy: good government at home.” – William Ewart Gladstone, British prime minister (29 Dec 1809-1898) Thinking on this and bringing it to its modern conclusion, my question is do we find American citizens … Continue reading

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