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“When you disarm your subjects, however, you offend them by showing that either from cowardliness or lack of faith, you distrust them; and either conclusion will induce them to hate you.”
by Niccolo Machiavelli

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i stand relieved

Eight years ago today, my father administered the following oath to me while we were both standing on the quarterdeck of the Georgia Institute of Technology Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps unit:

I, [Linoge], do solemnly swear that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I take this obligation freely, without any […]