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First Principles: Let Each Citizen Remember At the Moment They Are Offering Their Vote … They Are Executing One of the Most Solemn Trusts In Human Society For Which They are Accountable to God and Country

“Let each citizen remember at the moment he is offering his vote that he is not making a present or a compliment to please an individual — or at least that he ought not so to do; but that he … Continue reading

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Consent of the Governed

Continuing in a series of poems about the establishment of our republican form of government and life under the rule of law as set out in our constitution: Consent of the Governed by Michael Doyle The standards are set by … Continue reading

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The Turbulence Begins

American history continues: The Turbulence Begins by Michael Doyle As the post-war alliance fell apart, the United Nations started The start of Cold War began and sustained as peace departed Confrontations began and nuclear weapons were on both sides’ hands … Continue reading

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Swing Around the Circle

Civil War ends and an attempt at racial justice was attempted.  How did things get so completely flawed? Swing Around the Circle by Michael Doyle A country brought to ruin sought salvation From a barren wasteland in need of transformation … Continue reading

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In Memory of Presidents Day

Although I truly believe there should be a separate Washington’s and Lincoln’s birthdays celebrated in the US, I get that I’ve been outvoted… soooo….. In memory of our fine presidents that we have had throughout our country’s history:   Long … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: A Christian’s First Duty Is To God and As A Matter of Course To Carry This Belief To the Polls To Vote Accordingly

“A Christian’s first duty is to God. It then follows, as a matter of course, that it is his duty to carry his Christian code to the polls and vote them… If Christians should vote their duty to God at … Continue reading

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First Principles: Always Vote For Principle And Your Vote Is Never Lost

Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost. – John Quincy Adams      

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Those Who Have To Shower

How did the alleged party of the working man in my country become so elitist and based on class division?  Go watch the last Democratic debates and see how many references were made to those who have to shower after … Continue reading

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First Principles: The End of Our Republic Is Heralded By People Voting Themselves Money

“When the people find that they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.” – Benjamin Franklin    

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