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Splintering Healed

Splintering Healed by Michael Romani From Peter to Paul We take in it all celebrating an Octave Of sacred Christian unity That we might have The linked arms of you and me Leading to Holy Pentecost A holy procession for … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Ruin of Many Nations Comes Through Unjust Favoritism

“History affords us many instances of the ruin of states, by the prosecution of measures ill suited to the temper and genius of their people. The ordaining of laws in favor of one part of the nation, to the prejudice … Continue reading

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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

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First Principles: From Many Parts We Have Become An American One

The distinctions between Virginians, Pennsylvanians, New Yorkers and New Englanders are no more. I am not a Virginian, but an American.  – Patrick Henry, Speech in the First Continental Congress, Philadelphia (14 October 1774) All of this polarization keeps getting nastier … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Washington’s Farewell Address – George Washington

There are contradictory reports of when George Washington’s Farewell Address was first published.  I will stick with the date being September 15, 1796 until I can confirm otherwise.  This is the date I have read previously.  The second date I … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Greatest Good for Our Country Is Healing and Unity

“The greatest good we can do our country is to heal its party divisions and make them one people.” —Thomas Jefferson (1801) Interesting sidebar here.. before anyone goes tearing down monuments for Thomas Jefferson, please know this.  He proposed ending … Continue reading

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First Principles: United We Stand

“We must all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately.”  – Benjamin Franklin        

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Thought of the Day: Beauty Is In Discovery

There is a beauty in discovery. There is mathematics in music, a kinship of science and poetry in the description of nature, and exquisite form in a molecule. Attempts to place different disciplines in different camps are revealed as artificial … Continue reading

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