Tag Archives: Weak

Let Justice Be Done

Let Justice Be Doneby Michael DoyleLet justice be done though the heavens fallIs a worthy maxim that we all seem to recallJustice must be done regardless of consequenceIt’s a powerful construct said with confidenceBut let it be remembered that Piso’s … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: History Does Not Entrust the Care of Freedom To the Weak or the Timid

“History does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969)

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First Principles: In A Society Under the Forms of Which the Stronger Faction Can Readily Unite and Oppress the Weaker, Anarchy May As Truly Be Said To Reign As In A State of Nature

“In a society under the forms of which the stronger faction can readily unite and oppress the weaker, anarchy may as truly be said to reign as in a state of nature.” – James Madison (1788)

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There You Are, It’s Spoken

There You Are, It’s Spokenby Michael DoyleOh, it’s a messy messIf only the truthYou would confessA shake of a handUsed to be the bondSincerity, we could understandBut when you pretendSnaking aroundAs if it’s something you can defendWhy you stalk and … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo #23: In Response To That Other Fantasy

Na/GloPoWriMo #23: In Response To That Other Fantasyby Michael DoyleKeep your head on straightInstead of rushing head longWe’re always a bit short and latePretending our weak as something strongPartying on in our faded delusionThat we want to live foreverDisrespected as … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Moment Men Obtain Perfect Freedom, That Moment They Erect A Stage For the Manifestation of Their Faults

 “The moment men obtain perfect freedom, that moment they erect a stage for the manifestation of their faults. The strong characters begin to go wrong by excess of energy; the weak by remissness of action.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe … Continue reading

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

“However weak our country may be, I hope we shall never sacrifice our liberties.” -Alexander Hamilton (1790)

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For God So Loved the World

For God So Loved the Worldby Michael DoyleSpeaking across the latitude of agesComes the noble language of sagesTouching each soul as each an individualComprehended as fully as we are capableEternal questions fill up our needAs we learn and grow as … Continue reading

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

“However weak our country may be, I hope we shall never sacrifice our liberties.” -Alexander Hamilton (1790)

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To My Not So Anonymous Enemy

Don’t worry.  I have a pretty good idea who you are.   shrugs… Your game is all but washed out…Incidentally, if you think being an ocean apart somehow protects against slander and libel in an electronic communication, well, I guess I’m … Continue reading

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