Man who saved the South
said it was God's doing

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1560975" align="aligncenter" width="600"] George Washington Carver[/caption] George Washington Carver was born a slave during the Civil War, possibly in 1865, but there are no records. Within a more…

George Washington hailed
as 'American Joshua'

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1551545" align="aligncenter" width="600"] George Washington depicted atop Monument to the Battle of Princeton[/caption] Frederick the Great of Prussia called these 10 days "the most brilliant in the more…

Revolution's famed flag-maker born this date

by Bill Federer -- A three-cent stamp honoring Betsy Ross was issued in Philadelphia, Jan. 2, 1952, commemorating the 200th anniversary of her birth. Born a day earlier, Jan. 1, 1752, to more…

Was America once a Christian nation?

by Bill Federer -- "Whatever we once were, we are no longer a Christian nation." – President Barack Obama, June 28, 2006 Wouldn't it be interesting to find out "whatever we once more…

The politics of lying

by Bill Federer -- "If you like your health-care plan, you can keep it. Period." – President Barak Obama Americans are stunned by the president's disregard for his promise. This makes perfect more…

Pilgrims rejecting communism gave us Thanksgiving

by Bill Federer -- How did the Pilgrims' rejection of communism result in the first Thanksgiving? Simple – that there would have been no Thanksgiving if they hadn't! The Plymouth Plantation was originally more…

Obamacare decision: Today's Dred Scott

by Bill Federer -- President Obama's Affordable Care Act, March 23, 2010, is similar to President Fillmore's Fugitive Slave Act, Sept. 18, 1850. The Supreme Court's health-care decision, June 27, 2012, is more…