What 'peace' means to Muslims; just ask Jefferson

by Bill Federer -- "The first nation to recognize my country was Morocco," stated President Obama in Cairo, Egypt, June 4, 2009. Morocco began recognizing American colonists in 1625. Governor William Bradford more…

The long and ugly history of slavery

by Bill Federer -- There are more slaves today than at any time in human history, reported Benjamin Skinner, a fellow at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at Harvard Kennedy more…

How did Russia go from wealth to communism?

by Bill Federer -- Novgorod, which means "new town," was the first and only Russian Republic. Founded as a trading port near the Baltic Sea in 859 A.D., it is considered the more…

Why do we have power of ruling in 3 branches?

by Bill Federer -- Society ... must repose on principles that do not change" – wrote Montesquieu in Book 24 of "The Spirit of the Laws." Montesquieu was a French political philosopher more…