Here is the true origin of Valentine's Day

by Bill Federer -- In the third century, the Roman Empire was being invaded by Goths. At the same time, the plague of Cyprian, probably smallpox, broke out killing at its height more…

Horrific results of 'men turning away from God'

by Bill Federer -- In 1570, Ivan the Terrible attacked Novgorod, which had been for centuries a successful Russian republic on the Baltic Sea. Ivan's first command was to subjugate the church. more…

This is the 'great dread' we were warned about

by Bill Federer -- "Tippecanoe and Tyler too" was the campaign slogan of ninth President William Henry Harrison, born Feb. 9, 1773. Harrison was an aide-de-camp to General "Mad Anthony" Wayne, who more…

A critical factor between slavery, freedom

by Bill Federer -- Frederick Douglass was born Frederick "Baily" on a Maryland plantation around Feb. 7, 1817, though no accurate records exist, as he was a slave. He later chose the more…

Examples of 'health care without conscience'

by Bill Federer -- The National Socialist Workers' Party leader, Adolph Hitler, became chancellor of Germany on Jan. 30, 1933, and began implementing a plan of universal health care, with no regard more…