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It is not the critic who counts, not the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs […]

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“Experience must be our only guide. Reason may mislead us.“ John Dickinson at the Constitutional Convention (1787) He then added , “It was not reason that discovered the singular and admirable mechanism of the English constitution. It was not reason that discovered, or ever could have discovered, the odd, and, in the eyes of those […]

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At heart, the Great Case was this critical conflict of faiths; that is why it was a great case. On a scale personal enough to be felt by all, but big enough to be symbolic, the two irreconcilable faiths of our time — Communism and Freedom — came to grips in the persons of two […]

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“Freedom is more precious than any gifts for which you may be tempted to give it up.” Maxim number 286 of Oráculo Manual y Arte de Prudencia (1647) by Baltasar Gracián, translated to English as The Art of Worldly Wisdom by Joseph Jacobs (1892) “If a nation values anything more than freedom, it will lose […]

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I’m giving you not one, but SEVERAL quotes of the day. Because that’s how I roll. The first four of these inspiring truisms were written by me for various paper products. Because capitalism is also how I roll. I just write down my life and they give me money. Well okay they aren’t necessarily inspiring […]

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This too shall pass.  I revere my father, no surprise to anyone who knows me. His death eight years ago has not lessened that. Whenever things got too hard for me to handle, he would always have gentle wisdom words of wisdom for the solution, encouragement and praise for my wounded sense of self, and […]

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Times of late at Ricochet have been somewhat rancorous; however, as has been said by others “This too shall pass”. As we move towards more amicable times in concert with the Winter Holy Days and holidays, I thought I would take a moment to see if Mr. Calvin Coolidge has any words of wisdom for us. […]

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A salute to honest, ethical attorneys at law (you know who you are) —   I have had the privilege of being represented by two different attorneys, at two different times, both of them skilled, eloquent, honest, experienced, compassionate, generous, thoughtful, powerful and effective men who have restored my faith in their profession. As John Adams […]

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