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A New Nation Born Pt I

In a continuing cycle on America, we look at the Revolutionary War through England’s defeat at Yorktown: A New Nation Born Pt I by Michael Doyle Let’s have no sense of delusion The united states were but illusion Or, perhaps … Continue reading

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First Principles: However Weak Our Country May Come To Be, I Hope We Never Sacrifice Our Liberties

“However weak our country may be, I hope we shall never sacrifice our liberties.” – Alexander Hamilton    

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First Principles: A Nation, Despicable By Its Weakness, Forfeits Even the Privilege of Being Neutral

“The rights of neutrality will only be respected when they are defended by an adequate power.   A nation, despicable by its weakness, forfeits even the privilege of being neutral.” – Alexander Hamilton,  Federalist No. 11    

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First Principles: The Battle Is Not To the Strong Alone; It Is To the Vigilant, the Active, the Brave

“We are not weak if we make a proper use of those means which the God of Nature has placed in our power… The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Argument Established By Noise and Command Shows Weakness In Reason

“He who establishes his argument by noise and command, shows that his reason is weak.” – Michel De Montaigne, essayist (28 Feb 1533-1592)    

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The Rock

A poem of gratitude #19: The Rock by Michael Romani Steadfast in the rock that is my messiah Sadly, I still fall victim to my worse desires Like Peter, I know that I would have lied If I falsely stated, … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Weak Cannot Be Built Up By Pulling Down the Strong

“Don’t expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.” – Calvin Coolidge    

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Thought For the Day: It Is Those Whose Case Is Weak Who Make the Most Clamour

“When one person makes an accusation, check to be sure he himself is not the guilty one. Sometimes it is those whose case is weak who make the most clamour.” – Piers Anthony      

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Thought For the Day: Weak People Seek Revenge; the Strong Forgive; the Intelligent Ignore

“Weak people revenge. Strong people forgive. Intelligent People Ignore.” – Albert Einstein    

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Fades Away

Life leaves us all, eventually… or, do we really transform into something else? Time will tell. Fades Away by Michael Romani Being somewhat civilized I kept my discontents to myself More probably cause I realized I’d find my better answers … Continue reading

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