'Greatest constitutional document of all times'

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2111695" align="aligncenter" width="600"] King John signing Magna Carta, June 15, 1215 A.D.[/caption] England was invaded by "Dane" Vikings from Scandinavia who destroyed churches, libraries and defeated all more…

'13 stars and 13 stripes'

by Bill Federer -- On June 14, 1777, the Second Continental Congress selected the flag of the United States. In 1916, President Woodrow Wilson signed the proclamation making June 14 "National Flag more…

Lafayette's unbelievable service to America

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2110795" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Marquis de Lafayette, George Washington at Valley Forge[/caption] Born Sept. 6, 1757, his father died before he was two years old and his mother more…

Communism based on belief man is weak, inadequate

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2099205" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Tearing down Berlin Wall, 1989[/caption] "Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!" announced President Ronald Reagan at the Berlin Wall, June 12, 1987. Begun after more…

Stripped, bayoneted, shoved in ditch for America

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2098425" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Dr. Joseph Warren[/caption] Dr. Joseph Warren sent Paul Revere and William Dawes on their midnight ride to warn Lexington and Concord that the government more…

Security through strength, lest good turn to evil

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2094695" align="aligncenter" width="600"] United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland[/caption] The United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland, graduated its first class on June 10, 1854. The more…

Predictions of 'useless public officers'
came true

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2094155" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Billboard, 1944[/caption] Withholding taxes from paychecks began June 9, 1943. Congress passed it as an emergency measure during World War II to get money more…

Bible: 'The Rock upon which our republic rests'

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2087895" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Andrew Jackson[/caption] His Scots-Irish parents emigrated from Ireland two years before his birth. At age 13, Andrew Jackson joined a local militia to fight more…

On D-day 71 years ago, Allies began liberation

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2087235" align="aligncenter" width="600"] D-Day, June 6, 1944[/caption] D-Day was June 6, 1944. Over 160,000 troops from America, Britain, Canada, free France, Poland and other nations landed along more…

Miraculous survival of Israel despite adversity

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2072975" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Six-Day War[/caption] On June 5, 1967, the Six-Day War began. Egypt sent 80,000 troops and 900 tanks to attack Israel. Jordan and Syria, with more…