Six-Day War proves Israel a modern miracle

by Bill Federer -- June 5, 1967, the Six-Day War began. Egypt sent 80,000 troops and 900 tanks to attack Israel. Jordan and Syria, with Soviet weapons, violently shelled Jerusalem and Israeli more…

Battle of Midway: 75 years ago today

by Bill Federer -- In 1942, Imperial Japan invaded Singapore and took around 25,000 prisoners. Next was the Philippines. With Imperial Japan's relentless bombardment by planes and heavy siege guns, President Franklin more…

Yep, America is a Christian nation

by Bill Federer -- Spain's "Iron Duke," the Grand Duke of Alba, fought the Ottoman Muslims in 1535, recapturing Tunis, North Africa. Spain financed its war with gold from the Inca Empire. more…

The Treaty of Tripoli: Not what atheists think

by Bill Federer -- The Treaty of Tripoli is of particular interest as secularists attempt to use its wording as a definitive expression of the intent of America's founders regarding religion and more…

The single biggest reason America is losing ground

by Bill Federer -- Just six weeks after the battles of Lexington and Concord, Harvard President Samuel Langdon, May 31, 1775, spoke to the Massachusetts Provincial Congress. Samuel Langdon's address was titled more…

John F. Kennedy: Good president or bad?

by Bill Federer -- He was awarded the Navy's medal of heroism during World War II. He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for his book "Profiles in Courage." He was the youngest-elected more…

Remember – never forget – what soldiers do

by Bill Federer -- Southern women scattered spring flowers on graves of both northern Union and southern Confederate soldiers of the Civil War in which over a half-million died. Many places claimed more…

Why 'an ignorant people
cannot be a free people'

by Bill Federer -- The earliest human records appeared about 3,000 or 4,000 B.C. – Sumerian cuneiform on clay tablets in the Mesopotamian Valley. This was followed by Egyptian hieroglyphics on papyrus, more…