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A Dragon Born

A Dragon Bornby Michael DoyleIn the province of Henan, gungfu was bornTo rise to defeat China’s enemies as swornShaolin’s grace side by side with Tai Chi’s schoolBrought honor to their disciples’ ruleA battle head was one of strictly set contestFighting … Continue reading

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First Principles: When We Are Planning For Posterity, We Ought To Remember That Virtue Is Not Hereditary

“When we are planning for posterity, we ought to remember that virtue is not hereditary.” – Thomas Paine (1776)

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Thought For the Day: When Someone Says Its Not About the Money, It’s About the Money

“When somebody says it’s not about the money, it’s about the money.”  – H.L. Mencken

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First Principles: When the Well’s Dry, We Know the Worth of Water

“When the well’s dry, we know the worth of water.” – Benjamin Franklin

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Thought For the Day: When Democrats Say They Want ‘Unity’, What They Really Mean Is They Want Submission

“When Democrats say they want ‘unity,’ what they really mean is they want submission.” – Sean Davis

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Thought For the Day: Whenever Government Assumes To Deliver Us From the Trouble of Thinking For Ourselves, the Only Consequence It Produces Are Those of Torpor and Imbecility

“Whenever government assumes to deliver us from the trouble of thinking for ourselves, the only consequences it produces are those of torpor and imbecility.” -William Godwin (1756-1836)

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From Darkness To Light

Spent an interesting day learning, seeking and then seeing and then simply being … Or maybe, it was more like several hours in 90+ degrees photographing left me more just taking it all in while conveniently clicking to take photos … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: When Even One American – Who Has Done Nothing Wrong – Is Forced By Fear To Shut His Mind and Close His Mouth, Then All Americans Are In Peril

“When even one American — who has done nothing wrong — is forced by fear to shut his mind and close his mouth, then all Americans are in peril.” – Harry S. Truman (1884-1972)      

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The Mystery of Crow

Another inspired by the blues I listened to on my road trip today.   I have to say, while there are scenic road trip guides, this is the first time I’ve driven the beautiful country roads of Morgan and Monroe … Continue reading

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A Cowboy Slips Into Easy

Some of my heroes have been cowboys.  At least one of them was a cowgirl.  My sister.  She’s likely riding the North Back 40 in heaven now looking down on us all and encouraging us to ride through this storm … Continue reading

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