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John David Cofield – A purple iris

Por |abril 21st, 2019|

A purple iris

bloomed for Easter

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April 2019

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Theodore Roosevelt – To announce that there must be no criticism of the President

Por |octubre 26th, 2018|

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To announce that

there must be

no criticism

of the President,

or that

we are to stand

by the President,

right or wrong,

is not only

unpatriotic and servile,

but is morally treasonable

to the American public.

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John David Cofield – Two statements on John McCain

Por |agosto 26th, 2018|

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Barack Obama’s statement on John McCain: […]

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Rc – United States Constitution – Amendment 25 – 25th Amendment – Presidential Disability and Succession

Por |enero 23rd, 2018|

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Passed by Congress July 6, 1965.

Ratified February 10, 1967.

The 25th Amendment changed a portion of Article II, Section 1.

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Abraham Lincoln – The Second Inaugural – March 4, 1865

Por |enero 23rd, 2018|

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With malice toward none,

with charity for all,

with firmness in the right

as God gives us to see the right,

let us strive on

to finish the work we are in,

to bind up the nation’s wounds,

to care for him

who shall have borne the battle

and for his widow and his orphan,

to do all which may achieve

and cherish a just and […]

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John David Cofield – Las manos de un Rey

Por |enero 4th, 2018|

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«Las manos del Rey son manos que sanan»,

dijo Ioreth, mujer sabia de Gondor.

Al hacer presente este recuerdo del pasado de su país,

Ioreth no sólo ayudó a salvar la vida

a varios de los principales personajes del «Señor de los Anillos»,

sino también expresó una creencia que estuvo extendida

en algunas zonas de Europa occidental, igual que en la Tierra Media. […]

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John David Cofield – The Hands of a King

Por |enero 4th, 2018|

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Copyright:
Reprinted from ‘Beyond Bree’,

Newsletter of
the Mensa Tolkien Special Interest Group,
issue of July 1986.

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«The hands of a king are the hands of a healer,» said Ioreth, wisewoman of Gondor.

In recalling this bit of lore from her country’s past,

Ioreth helped to save the lives of some of the most prominent characters of The Lord of the Rings.

She also voiced a belief which was once widespread in some areas of western Europe as well as in Middle-earth. […]

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Presidential Quotes on Nuclear War gathered by John David Cofield

Por |enero 4th, 2018|

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We are in the era of the thermonuclear bomb

that can obliterate cities and can be delivered across continents.

With such weapons, war has become, not just tragic, but preposterous.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

August 23, 1956

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«In the thermonuclear age, any misjudgment on either side about the intentions of the other

could rain more devastation in several hours than has been […]

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John David Cofield – There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old’s life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged.

Por |agosto 16th, 2017|

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«There are two novels

that can change

a bookish fourteen-year old’s life:

The Lord of the Rings

and Atlas Shrugged. […]

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John David Cofield – My newest rule of thumb

Por |marzo 13th, 2017|

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My newest rule of thumb:
when you are in a bookstore
and Trump’s ‘The Art of the Deal’
is shelved in Philosophy,
turn around and leave. […]

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