Tag Archives: Unity

First Principles: A Key Duty of the Executive Is To Promote Unity

“The ingredients which constitute energy in the Executive are, first, unity…” – Alexander Hamilton, Federalist Paper, Number 70    

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

One

All life began from one cell.  Sometimes cells mutate in less than desirable ways. One by Michael Romani A cell Four and a half billon years ago A cell Divided into two Then as though compelled And having nowhere else … Continue reading

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

Points of Consideration

Tonight on election eve, it seems we have some things to think about in the US.  This is how my side sees it.  It wouldn’t be my side if I didn’t tend to agree, ya know? Points of Consideration by … Continue reading

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

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

Posted in Poetry and Poems | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in First Principles, Uncategorized | 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

First Principles: United We Stand

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

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