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First Principles: All Mankind Is By Nature Free and Independent Having Inherent Rights of Which They Cannot By Any Compact Be Deprived

“There are certain maxims by which every wise and enlightened people will regulate their conduct. There are certain political maxims, which no free people out ever to abandon. Maxims of which the observance is essential to the security of happiness. … Continue reading

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A New Nation Born Pt II

The American story series continues… A New Nation Born Pt II by Michael Doyle In the haphazard wake of 1776 There were so many constructs to fix The ancients had always taught Only a smallish sized republic should be sought … Continue reading

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On the Importance of True History

How did an intellectual fraud like Howard Zinn become the go to guy for American history in our public schools?   It’s sort of outrageous.   I remember when I was of a different mindset and more open to his … Continue reading

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Dead Men and Their Tales

Even Al Capone thought of himself as a public servant… Dead Men and Their Tales by Michael Doyle It is strange so it seems Clinging to faraway dreams Thoughts stuffed inside my head Dedicated to a father long since dead … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned As To Revenge

Living well is the best revenge taken.  Forgiveness over anger.  Love instead of indifference, pain or extreme dislike. Lessons Learned As To Revenge by Michael Romani Revenge is our undoing A debt that keeps accruing When really best left alone … Continue reading

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Place In the Kingdom With You

Based in part on 1 Chron 12:32 Place In the Kingdom With You by Michael Romani Sculpting away the outer shell Until at last we find and reveal The best that we can truly be Given way until with His … Continue reading

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Somewhere In A Hobbit’s Town

The whole creative process behind the making of the Hobbit and Lord of the Rings movies and the original tales has and have always fascinated me.  How about you? Somewhere In A Hobbit’s Town by Michael Romani Somewhere in Switzerland … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Wise Teacher Leads You To the Threshold of Your Mind, Not Theirs

“If  (the teacher) is indeed wise, he does not bid you enter the house of his wisdom, but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind.” – Kahlil Gibran    

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Like Sand Becomes A Pearl

On December 7, 1941, the then Japanese Empire attacked America killing some 2,400 people and bringing the US into World War II.  Today is remembered in the US as National Pearl Harbor Day of Remembrance.   Like Sand Becomes A … Continue reading

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First Principles: Republics Are Created By the Virtue, Public Spirit and Intelligence of the Citizens

“Republics are created by the virtue, public spirit, and intelligence of the citizens. They fall, when the wise are banished from the public councils, because they dare to be honest, and the profligate are rewarded, because they flatter the people, … Continue reading

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