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Don’t Tread on Me and Other Reflections on Independence Day

Quote of the Day: She never begins an attack, nor, when once engaged, ever surrenders: She is therefore an emblem of magnanimity and true courage. As if anxious to prevent all pretensions of quarreling with her, the weapons with which … Continue reading

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TB’s Exclusive Interview Series–Ben Franklin

Quote of the Day: “No one can replace him Sir; I am only his successor.” Thomas Jefferson, in 1785 in response to a query from Msr. Vergennes, the French foreign minister, as to he being Dr. Franklin’s replacement As is … Continue reading

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Things Learned as Dad (the lesser list)

Quote of the Day: Sometimes I catch her dreamin and wonder where that little mind meandersIs she strollin along the shore or cruisin oer the broad savannahI know someday shell learn to make up her own rhymesSomeday shes gonna learn … Continue reading

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