The forgotten patriot with a profound impact

by Bill Federer -- John Langdon was born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, in 1741 and grew up as a member of the North Congregational Church, where his distant relative, future Harvard President more…

Is America just 1 crisis away from dictatorship?

by Bill Federer -- Sept. 16, 1620, according to the Gregorian calendar, 102 passengers set sail on the Pilgrims' ship, Mayflower, with the blessings of their pastor, John Robinson. Their 66-day journey more…

Intent of 2nd Amendment is crystal clear

by Bill Federer -- The dean of the University of Michigan Law School was Thomas Cooley, who died Sept. 12, 1898. Thomas Cooley was chief justice of Michigan's Supreme Court, president of more…