Tag Archives: Stable

First Principles: Facts Are Stubborn Things

“Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclination, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.” – John Adams (1770)

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Thought For the Day: Once In Our World, A Stable Had Something In It That Was Bigger Than Our Whole World

“Once in our world, a stable had something in it that was bigger than our whole world.” – C.S. Lewis 

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One Family Seen

In looking down on this world from space what might we see? One Family Seen by Michael Romani Ten million bats seen in migration Descend on the fruited Zambian nation Always in motion as they play their part Delivering the … Continue reading

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All In All Contribution

Seen from space all of this is one shared place of revolving interconnection.  I bet it’s like that in God’s eyes as well. All In All Contribution by Michael Romani An ice face collapses into sea With a familiar popping … Continue reading

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First Principles: All Commercial Policy Should Be Equal and Impartial As We Seek Harmonious, Liberal Trade With All Nations

“Harmony, liberal intercourse with all Nations, are recommended by policy, humanity and interest. But even our Commercial policy should hold an equal and impartial hand: neither seeking nor granting exclusive favours or preferences; consulting the natural course of things; diffusing … Continue reading

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A Parchment To Write On

Today, April 1, 2019, marks the beginning of the annual National/Global Poetry Writing Month.  The first gauntlet flung down is to write a poem based on the idea of making something.  A friend suggested parchment.  This became to me how … Continue reading

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The Practice of Kindness

Based in part on the Gospel according to Luke: The Practice of Kindness by Michael Romani In this world of madness Inundated with sadness What happened to kindness In this world of blindness A moment’s thought for others All of … Continue reading

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First Principles: To Give Trade A Stable Course, Commercial Policy Should Hold An Equal and Impartial Hand

“Harmony, liberal intercourse with all Nations, are recommended by policy, humanity and interest. But even our commercial policy should hold an equal and impartial hand: neither seeking nor granting exclusive favors or preferences; consulting the natural course of things; diffusing … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Promotion of Trade Offers Stability

“Harmony, liberal intercourse with all Nations, are recommended by policy, humanity and interest. But even our commercial policy should hold an equal and impartial hand: neither seeking nor granting exclusive favors or preferences; consulting the natural course of things; diffusing … Continue reading

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