Tag Archives: United

First Principles: United We Stand, Divided We Fall

“United we stand, divided we fall. Let us not split into factions which must destroy that union upon which our existence hangs.” – Patrick Henry      

Posted in First Principles | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Heartland United

Tales of the American Heartland… Heartland United by Michael Romani We have one heartland united In a nation too divided Filled with hop and our heartbreak The nation’s heart awakes From Nebraska to the Central Valley There is a flavor … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry and Poems | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

First Principles: No National Church Should Be Established

“All religions united with government are more or less inimical to liberty. All, separated from government, are compatible with liberty.” – Henry Clay, statesman and orator (12 Apr 1777-1852) Clay was really from the second generation of the Republic, but, … Continue reading

Posted in First Principles | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

First Principles: United America Is Formidable To Foreign Ambition

“America united with a handful of troops, or without a single soldier, exhibits a more forbidding posture to foreign ambition than America disunited, with a hundred thousand veterans ready for combat.” – James Madison (1787)    

Posted in First Principles | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Shoreline Conditions

Part IV of the story of the fall of legendary Troy: Shoreline Conditions by Michael Romani All the terms and conditions In even the earliest renditions Speak of two lovers washed on a shoreline Hand in hand, impervious to their … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry and Poems | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

First Principles: We Are Either A United Nation Or Not A Nation

“We are either a United people, or we are not. If the former, let us, in all matters of general concern act as a nation, which have national objects to promote, and a national character to support. If we are … Continue reading

Posted in First Principles | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

First Principles: A House Divided Will Not Long Stand

“Then join hand in hand, brave Americans all! By uniting we stand, by dividing we fall.” – John Dickinson, in The Liberty Song (1768) America needs to take heed of these words and soon.    The Left seems bent to destroying … Continue reading

Posted in First Principles, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Short Form Poetry Workshop – Rispetto – Making America Great Again Rispetto

How remiss of me, I forgot to post that I attended the Short Form Poetry Workshop this past Tuesday.  The form studied this week is the Rispetto: How do you write a Rispetto • 8 lines broken into 2 stanza … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry and Poems | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Thought For the Day: There Is Only One Race, The Human Race

“Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn’t matter which color does the hating. It’s just plain wrong.”   – Muhammed Ali Ali was most of the way there as far as Aloha Promises Forever is concerned.  … Continue reading

Posted in Thought For the Day | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

First Principles: In Uniting, We Stand…

Then join in hand, brave Americans all! By uniting we stand, by dividing we fall. – John Dickinson, lyrics from The Liberty Song Most of my life, I have mistakenly believed this phrase as being another part of American history first.  … Continue reading

Posted in First Principles | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment