There's a reason soldiers believe in God

by Bill Federer -- After having the Declaration of Independence read to his troops, General George Washington issued the order, July 9, 1776: "Commanding officers of each regiment are directed to procure more…

The reason God will bless or curse this nation

by Bill Federer -- Sir William Blackstone's "Commentaries on the Laws of England," published 1765-1769 by Oxford's Clarendon Press, had an immense influence on America's founders, being considered the definitive pre-Revolutionary source more…

The worldwide legacy of Napoleon Bonaparte

by Bill Federer -- After the French Revolution, a slave revolt resulted in France's loss of Haiti (Saint-Domingue), one of the world's main producers of sugar. Desiring to replace it with another more…

What happens if America stumbles and falls?

by Bill Federer -- V-J Day, Aug. 14, 1945, President Harry S. Truman stated at a News Conference announcing the end of World War II: "I have received this afternoon a message more…

How H.G. Wells felt about Islam

by Bill Federer -- New Jersey is being invaded by Martians!" exclaimed actor Orson Welles. He was reading the script of a 1938 radio drama based on the novel "The War of more…

Should Nixon have resigned?

by Bill Federer -- White House scandals have been motivated by greed, love of power, lust or a conviction that one's political agenda is so good it justifies going around the law, more…