'Love of power, love of money' leads to tyranny

by Bill Federer -- The Constitutional Convention was in a deadlock over how large and small states could be represented equally. Some delegates left. Then, on June 28, 1787, 81-year-old Benjamin Franklin more…

'Self-pity is our worst enemy'

by Bill Federer -- Helen Keller was born June 27, 1880. At the age of two she suffered an illness that left her blind and deaf. Her parents took her to Dr. more…

Famous explorer relied on God for guidance

by Bill Federer -- His travels were exceeded only by Lewis and Clark. He led expeditions up the Missouri River with such characters as keelboatman Mike Fink. He helped discover the South more…

When peace reigned between Indians, settlers

by Bill Federer -- In the summer of 1683, Ottoman General Mustafa Pasha was laying siege to Vienna, Austria, with 200,000 Muslim warriors. Sultan Mehmed IV sent the message to the Catholic more…

Why electing 'immoral men' betrays the country

by Bill Federer -- The most common form of government in all of recorded world history is monarchy, where only one person's vote really mattered – the king's. In colonial America, Britain more…

The reason why American courts expelled God

by Bill Federer -- June 20, 1632, King Charles I of England granted a charter for the colony of Maryland, named for his Catholic wife, Queen Henrietta Maria, stating: "Charles, by the more…