Why patriots should not be without religion

by Bill Federer -- Mercy Otis Warren was called "The Conscience of the American Revolution." She was sister of patriot James Otis. Her husband was Massachusetts House Speaker James Warren. Mercy Otis more…

Surprise! America does have a king

by Bill Federer -- Who is the king in America? Noah Webster's 1828 Dictionary defined "king" as: "King, n. 1. the chief or sovereign of a nation; a man invested with supreme more…

How a German monk influenced U.S. foundation

by Bill Federer -- On Oct. 31, 1517, an Augustinian monk named Martin Luther posted 95 debate questions on the door of Wittenberg Church, which began the movement known as "the Reformation." more…

What the Statue of Liberty really represents

by Bill Federer -- The Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World was dedicated Oct. 28, 1886. The 450,000-lb. statue, standing 305 feet above the pedestal base, was a gift from France. Earlier more…