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Government is Instituted for the Common Good

“Government is instituted for the common good; for the protection, safety, prosperity, and happiness of the people; and not for profit, honor, or private interest of any one man, family, or class of men; therefore, the people alone have an incontestable, unalienable, and indefeasible right to institute government; and to reform, alter, or totally change the same, when their protection, safety, prosperity, and happiness require it.” 7 more words

Founding Fathers

Moderation in Principle is a Species of Vice...

“Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle, is a species of vice.” — Thomas Paine, Letter Addressed to the Addressers on the Late Proclamation, 1792

Founding Fathers

Extreme Selfie Attempt Costs Russian Teen Her Life

Russian Teen Plunges To Her Death Attempting To Take A Daring Selfie

” A 17-year-old named Xenia Ignatyeva fell 30 feet to her death from a railway bridge in the Krasnogvardeysky district of Saint Petersburg, Russia.

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Shame

Part 2 - What do I Expect of My Representatives in Government?

Note to Readers: Keep in mind, this is an “opinion statement,” and also keep in mind that I vote. If you agree with my general position, then your vote along with mine doubles the strength of our position. 1,415 more words

Viewpoint From Pelham

Is World Peace Possible?

There are wars and rumors of wars. Where is the peace and rumors of peace? Daily we are inundated with the talk of currents wars and imminent wars. 207 more words

Peace

Poison, Poison In Your Hair; Time To Change Your Underware

Thursday it was released that 200 pounds of Sulfur Dioxide was accidentally released from the Delaware City’s PBF refinery..

It was allegedly caused by a mechanical malfunction at the facility …..   603 more words

America's Morals

We Want a Society Where People are Free to Make Choices...

“We want a society where people are free to make choices, to make mistakes, to be generous and compassionate. This is what we mean by a moral society; not a society where the state is responsible for everything, and no one is responsible for the state.” — Margaret Thatcher (1925-2013)

Freedom/Liberty