They don't breed men like this anymore

by Bill Federer -- He lost two sons in the Revolution and was the only clergyman to sign the Declaration. A delegate from New Jersey, he declared: "Gentlemen, New Jersey is ready more…

'The Negro who does the shooting is uneducated'

by Bill Federer -- Booker T. Washington, the founder of Tuskegee Institute, delivered an address at Memorial Hall in Columbus, Ohio, May 24, 1900. The description was recorded in "The Booker T. more…

Antiwar peace movement thwarted victory in Vietnam

by Bill Federer -- The Vietnam War Memorial was dedicated Nov. 13, 1982, honoring 58,000 American troops who died. U.S. forces inflicted over a million enemy fatalities, yet involvement by politicians thwarted more…

Communism experiment in 1620 an utter disaster

by Bill Federer -- High winds and treacherous tides along North America's coast prevented the Pilgrims from sailing south to join Virginia's settlement at Jamestown, founded 14 years earlier. Having to disembark more…

The real story behind Dr. Livingstone (I presume)

by Bill Federer -- "Doctor Livingstone, I presume?" stated New York Herald reporter Henry Stanley, Nov. 10, 1871, as he met David Livingstone on the banks of Africa's Lake Tanganyika. Dr. Livingstone more…

Eisenhower warned us about 'tremendous attacks'

by Bill Federer -- "We are under tremendous attacks. ..." stated President Dwight Eisenhower, Nov. 9, 1954. He added: "We are attacked by the Communists who in their own documents state that more…

True story of YMCA (hint: forget Village People)

by Bill Federer -- The U.S. Census Bureau statistics (2009) report that over 24 million Americans play basketball and over 10 million Americans play volleyball. Did you know basketball and volleyball were more…