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First Principles: Remember Not Only To Say the Right Thing In the Right Place, But Far More Difficult Still, To Leave Unsaid the Wrong Thing At the Tempting Moment

“Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.”― Benjamin Franklin

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First Principles: Remember Not Only To Say the Right Thing In the Right Place, But Far More Difficult Still, To Leave Unsaid the Wrong Thing At the Tempting Moment

“Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.”–  Benjamin Franklin

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Split the Difference

Split the Differenceby Michael DoyleKicking back with my girls on the holidaysSharing life with them in a million waysWhen we happened on a soulful snip of movieWith a lot of heart that played out groovyThere in the middle of a … Continue reading

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Lessons From A Foggy Eve

Lessons From A Foggy Eveby Michael DoyleI.Up at the old North PoleThere’s an awful lot of snowThere’s something to this time of yearA time of hope and peace and good cheerThat is except for that yearOf the big snow that … Continue reading

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Attached In Meaning

Attached In Meaningby Michael DoyleWords are mainly symbolsSomething that vaguely resemblesAn agreement between we human beingsAs to what it is that we are meaningWe need a little less of the dictionaryAs we each act out our own PictionaryOf all that … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: When Democrats Say They Want ‘Unity’, What They Really Mean Is They Want Submission

“When Democrats say they want ‘unity,’ what they really mean is they want submission.” – Sean Davis

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Two of A Pair

Two of A Pairby Michael DoyleThat life would change and I’d be blessedWas something, I’d never have guessedUntil that day you looked my lonely wayLeaving me breathless and hoping to sayThat there might come some magical dayWhen I knew that … Continue reading

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I’ll Always Take Your Call

I’ll Always Take Your Callby Michael DoyleRipped apart deep inside my DNAFinding the scary part is the last biteWhen suddenly, I run short of what to sayAnd my wildest dreams hold me through the nightSomewhere in the geometry of the … Continue reading

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The Chicago Seven and Liberty

The Chicago Seven and Libertyby Michael DoyleThe American soul was in desperate measurePoisoned and depleted of blood and lost treasureFor the sake of a war that people didn’t understandOur republic’s principles died for in a foreign landThe Vietnam draft and … Continue reading

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Getting To the Photographer’s Prize

Getting To the Photographer’s Prizeby Michael DoyleIf you don’t want to be left in the lurchIt is always best to start with researchTrying to find the photo with something to sayCannot best be left to an improvised dayThere is not … Continue reading

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