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First Principles: It Is Necessary For Every American…To Endeavor To Stop the Dissemination of Principles…Destructive of the Cause For Which They Have Bled

“It is necessary for every American, with becoming energy to endeavor to stop the dissemination of principles evidently destructive of the cause for which they have bled. It must be the combined virtue of the rulers and of the people … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Time To Guard Against Corruption and Tyranny, Is Before They Have Gotten Hold On Us

“The time to guard against corruption and tyranny, is before they shall have gotten hold on us. It is better to keep the wolf out of the fold, than to trust to drawing his teeth and talons after he shall … Continue reading

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First Principles: Enlighten the People, Generally, and Tyranny and Oppressions of the Body and Mind Will Vanish Like Spirits At the Dawn of Day

“Enlighten the people, generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like spirits at the dawn of day.” – Thomas Jefferson (1816)

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Thought For the Day: Of All Tyrannies A Tyranny Sincerely Exercised For the Good of Its Victim May Be the Most Oppressive

“Of all tyrannies a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victim may be the most oppressive. It may be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies.” – C.S. Lewis

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First Principles: It Is Necessary For Every American, With Becoming Energy To Endeavor To Stop the Dissemination of Principles Evidently Destructive of the Cause For Which They Have Bled

“It is necessary for every American, with becoming energy to endeavor to stop the dissemination of principles evidently destructive of the cause for which they have bled. It must be the combined virtue of the rulers and of the people … Continue reading

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Trees Are Overrated

Trees Are Overrated by Michael DoyleSpeaking of paradigms outdatedIt turns out trees are overratedThis thought comes I am knee-deepIn a prairie’s secrets to keepIn the verdant landscape, songbirds singProviding a soundtrack to the blessed thingsDancing blue granma and sand dropseedTrace … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Second Amendment Was Given To Us As Protection Against Tyranny By the Federal Government and the Congress of the United States

“Recent school shootings have lured ill-informed Americans into a war on our Second Amendment guarantees, led by the nation’s tyrants and their useful idiots. … The Second Amendment was given to us as protection against tyranny by the federal government … Continue reading

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Cicero Speaks On Becoming Older

Cicero Speaks On Becoming Olderby Michael DoyleLife passes through many a stageUntil calumniating in old ageIt’s a folly to hold this in despiseWe’d be better off to open our eyesCicero offers us his philosopher’s lookIn his writing of many a … Continue reading

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First Principles: I Have Sworn Upon the Altar of God, Eternal Hostility Against Every Form of Tyranny Over the Mind of Man

“I have sworn upon the altar of God, eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.” – Thomas Jefferson (1800)

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Thought For the Day: Tyranny Seldom Announces Itself….A Whole Government, Even A Democratically Elected One, May Be Tyrannical

“Tyranny seldom announces itself. … In fact, a tyranny may exist without an individual tyrant. A whole government, even a democratically elected one, may be tyrannical.” – Joseph Sobran (1946-2010)

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