War-hero president credits God for victory

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1570105" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Andrew Jackson at Battle of New Orleans[/caption] 500 men, women and children were massacred at Fort Mims, Alabama, on Aug. 30, 1813, by the more…

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…