Tag Archives: Rule

First Principles: The Governing Maxim In Interpreting the Law Is To Discover the Meaning of Those Who Made It

“The first and governing maxim in the interpretation of a statute is, to discover the meaning of those, who made it. The first rule, subservient to the principle of the governing maxim, is, to discover what the law was, before … Continue reading

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A Pillow’s Talk of Things

The ninth day of Na/GloPoWriMo is based on the lists found in Sei Shonagon’ s The Pillow Talk.  As the hour has grown later than I had hoped and only just recently finished a show along with a late dinner and … Continue reading

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Secular Ideal

To hear the communists and socialists tell it the 20th Century must have been the advent of civilization as they and the secularists strove to drive God out of the public square and it was sheer coincidence that it was … Continue reading

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Free Expression Heeded

The world we meet and grow in should be one in which free thought leads to free expression.  Some will be good.  Some will be bad.  But, each thought should be allowed it’s space to be experienced and grown from.  … Continue reading

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Wishing The Maybe

Do you ever have moments where you stop and pause and think on things like maybe things might have been different or maybe this or that?  I do.  Those are the moments to be quiet and listen in.  Trying to … Continue reading

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First Principles: A Government of Unjust Laws Cannot Stand Before An Armed People

“Before a standing army can rule, the people must be disarmed; as they are in almost every kingdom of Europe. The supreme power in America cannot enforce unjust laws by the sword; because the whole body of the people are … Continue reading

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Samson V

Continuing the tale in poetic form and based on the Book of Judges: Samson by Michael Romani V Too often living by pleasure and whim Seeing only what is in front of him Yet, still the living God is within … Continue reading

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First Principles: Standing Armies Cannot Impose Unjust Laws When the People Are Sufficiently Armed

“Before a standing army can rule, the people must be disarmed; as they are in almost every kingdom of Europe. The supreme power in America cannot enforce unjust laws by the sword; because the whole body of the people are … Continue reading

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Patience In Action

I suppose that every creative thinker knows this.  Maybe we all do? Patience In Action by Michael Romani Rodin says that patience is action I do believe I see this satisfaction No matter what direction that I turn It’s there … Continue reading

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Warrior Unknown

More light of truth shines on the valor of the few than ever before in history.  Yet, as always, the unknown warriors are those who more than often make the rulers who they are. Warrior Unknown by Michael Romani It … Continue reading

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