Tag Archives: Pursuit

On the Articles of Confederation

In these down times, I am taking a moment to reexamine and better understand the Constitution.   The following is a look at the deficiencies of the Articles of Confederation under which America arose as a nation. On the Articles … Continue reading

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First Principles: Justice Is the End of Government and Civil Society

“Justice is the end of government. It is the end of civil society. It ever has been and ever will be pursued until it be obtained, or until liberty be lost in the pursuit.” – James Madison, in The Federalist Papers, … Continue reading

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Dreams Taken Wing

Happy National Wright Brothers Day! Dreams Taken Wing by Michael Romani Dreams taken wing In that godlike machine Soaring into heights High above the lights There the Brothers Wright Took their token flight Drifting slightly in elevation High as heavens … Continue reading

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Further Reaches

There’s magic in the stardust that goes beyond the physical world we live in.  This is a bit half inspired by a tale of two worlds and of course blended with thoughts about my recent past… Further Reaches by Michael … Continue reading

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In Pursuit of Peace

Based in part on Romans 14:19: In Pursuit of Peace by Michael Romani Intentionally we learn to pursue Peace and building up me and you Saved by the cross bought in the loss Born again to calm the storm toss … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Aim of Every Constitution Should Be To Obtain Governance By the Wise and Virtuous

“The aim of every political constitution is, or ought to be, first to obtain for rulers men who possess most wisdom to discern, and most virtue to pursue, the common good of the society.” – James Madison (1788)     … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Government Should Be A Referee, Not An Active Player

“When government — in pursuit of good intentions — tries to rearrange the economy, legislate morality, or help special interests, the cost come in inefficiency, lack of motivation, and loss of freedom. Government should be a referee, not an active … Continue reading

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Word Prompt – Pursuit

There’s that ole stray cat up on the garden wall Without a care in the world that she’ll fall In full pursuit, she chases dandelions in the wind All day and night without pause, without end Not a care in … Continue reading

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First Principles: Seek Truth Steadily

“There is but one straight course, and that is to seek truth and pursue it steadily.” — George Washington        

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