Tag Archives: War

Among the First Casualties

Among the First Casualtiesby Michael DoyleAmong the first casualties of warIs the promise that love will live onAnd if something goes wrong, lovers will love moreThe white heat of passion burns until it’s goneA touch, a line, a singular traceA … Continue reading

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A Little Time To Kill

A Little Time To Killby Michael DoyleShe had a little time to killAmong other thingsHe had a need for a big game thrillAnd to find out what tomorrow bringsWith a single shot, she found whatShe was looking for and it … Continue reading

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First Principles: If We Desire To Secure Peace…It Must Be Known, That We Are At All Times Ready For War

“If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel it; if we desire to secure peace, one of the most powerful instruments of our rising prosperity, it must be known, that we are at all times ready … Continue reading

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Beginning and Ending With the Heart

Beginning and Ending With the Heartby Michael DoyleThere are more thingsWe agree onThan we disagree onThere are more common groundsThan causes for pugilistic roundsIf we only address these simplyCatholic or Protestant in IrelandTwo rooms in God’s good mansionThat need to … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: One Cannot Wage War Under Present Conditions Without the Support of Public Opinion, Which Is Tremendously Molded By the Press and Other Forms of Propaganda

“One cannot wage war under present conditions without the support of public opinion, which is tremendously molded by the press and other forms of propaganda.” – General Douglas MacArthur (1880-1964)

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First Principles: War Is Not the Best Engine For Us To Resort To; Nature Has Given Us One In Our Commerce

“War is not the best engine for us to resort to; nature has given us one in our commerce, which if properly managed, will be a better instrument for obliging the interested nations of Europe to treat us with justice.” … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Politics Is War Without Bloodshed While War Is Politics With Bloodshed

“Politics is war without bloodshed while war is politics with bloodshed.” – Mao Tse-Tung (1893-1976)

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Thought For the Day: You May Not Be Interested In War, but War Is Very Interested In You

“You may not be interested in war, but war is very interested in you.” – Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoi (1828-1910)

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First Principles: Whensoever Hostile Aggression…Requires A Resort To War, We Must Meet Our Duty and Convince the World That We Are Just Friends and Brave Enemies

“Whensoever hostile aggression…requires a resort to war, we must meet our duty and convince the world that we are just friends and brave enemies.” – Thomas Jefferson

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