Strange twist saved Europe from Muslim invasion

by Bill Federer -- News arrived in Europe in 1571 that Muslim Turks, under the command of Lala Kara Mustafa Pasha, surrounded the Christians in Famagusta, Cyprus. Muslims promised the defenders of more…

What do you know of St. Patrick?

by Bill Federer -- March 17, around 461 A.D., St. Patrick died. As a teenager, the Roman Legions guarding his community in Britain had to be withdrawn to defend Rome, as invading more…

The storm that saved the nation's Capitol

by Bill Federer -- Called the "Chief Architect of the Constitution," he wrote many of the Federalist Papers which helped convince states to ratify the Constitution. He introduced the First Amendment in more…

What the 1st Amendment does not do

by Bill Federer -- On MARCH 15, 1941, Franklin Roosevelt warned at the dinner of White House correspondents: "Modern tyrants find it necessary to eliminate all democracies. ... A few weeks ago more…

Girl Scouts: How far they've fallen

by Bill Federer -- Juliette Low had chronic ear infections as a child, which made one ear deaf. A grain of rice thrown at her wedding lodged in her other ear, which more…