Tag Archives: Republican

Daily Prompt – Declaration

Among the truths that remain self evident There is especially on that is quite relevant When so many declare God’s death so openly They so at great peril for our republican society For if there is no God on which … 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 Republican Form of Government Is the Only Form of Government Not At War With the Rights of Man

“The republican is the only form of government which is not eternally at open or secret war with the rights of mankind.”  – Thomas Jefferson, Letter to William Hunter, 1790    

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First Principles: No Government Can Restrain Humanity Set Free By Morality and Religion

“We have no government armed with power capable of contending with human passions unbridled by morality and religion.”  – John Adams (1798) .. But GQ thinks you should read smutty fiction instead…    

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First Principles: Protection of Person and Property Are the Two Proper Aims of Government

“It is sufficiently obvious, that persons and property are the two great subjects on which Governments are to act; and that the rights of persons, and the rights of property, are the objects, for the protection of which Government was … Continue reading

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First Principles: The First Line of Safety Is People Helping People

“The ingredients which constitute safety in the republican sense are, first, a due dependence on the people, secondly, a due responsibility.” —Alexander Hamilton (1788) One need only look at how people of walks in life have come together and helped … Continue reading

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First Principles: A Republic Is the Only Government Not At War With Man

“The republican is the only form of government which is not eternally at open or secret war with the rights of mankind.” —Thomas Jefferson (1790)

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Take Five, #3: Recognizing the Enemy

The third poem from tonigh’s short-form poetry workshop relied on the following words: Take Five, Part 2: 1 – defenestration the action of throwing someone or something out of a window. the action of dismissing someone from a position of … Continue reading

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