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First Principles: We Are As A People Opposed To Secret Societies, To Secret Oaths and To Secret Proceedings

“The very word ‘secrecy’ is repugnant in a free and open society; and we are as a people inherently and historically opposed to secret societies, to secret oaths, and to secret proceedings.” – John F. Kennedy President Kennedy would be ashamed … Continue reading

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On Classical Liberalism

Classical liberalism without its foundation resting on God’s law is devoid of form, function and suitability in the governance of mankind. On Classical Liberalism by Michael Romani Looking back over the course of history It seems to be no great … Continue reading

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Taking Stock

The Summer of 1969 was a defining moment in the life of America.  The currents that led to it swept away many of the traditions of the past in that season of our discontent. Taking Stock by Michael Romani Bethel, … Continue reading

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The Path of Kindness

Based in part on Proverbs 3:3-4 The Path of Kindness by Michael Romani Stretched patience gives its opportunity As a choice of kindness felt in empathy God has given His shine into this darkness That would otherwise know not but … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Government Has No Right To Control Individual Liberty Beyond What Is Necessary To the Safety and Well-Being of Society

“Government has no right to control individual liberty beyond what is necessary to the safety and well-being of society. Such is the boundary which separates the power of the government and the liberty of the citizen or subject in the … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Virtues of Men Are of More Consequence To Society Than Their Abilities

“The virtues of men are of more consequence to society than their abilities; and for this reason, the heart should be cultivated with more assiduity than the head.” – Noah Webster (1788)      

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First Principles: It Isn’t A Question of What Mankind’s Natural Rights Are, But, How These Are To Be Guarded

“The question is, not what rights naturally belong to man, but how they may be most equally and effectually guarded in society.” – Roger Sherman    

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First Principles: Liberty Consists In Freedom To Do All Desired That Injures No One Without Limit Except To Assure This Right To Everyone Else

“Liberty consists in the freedom to do everything which injures no one else; hence the exercise of the natural rights of each man has no limits except those which assure to the other members of the society the enjoyment of … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Heart of A Father Is the Masterpiece of Nature

“The heart of a father is the masterpiece of nature.” – Antoine François Prévost d’Exiles, Manon Lescaut        

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A Gurnsey Tale

Watched a movie that I think is bound to become a classic of our times.  It was about a complicated and absolutely thought provoking movie that dealt with things as uncomplicated as love and war and what happens when the … Continue reading

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