History lesson: Why is Communism bad?

by Bill Federer -- "Freedom is not free" is the inscription on the Korean War Memorial in Washington, D.C. The Korean War started June 25, 1950. Communist North Korea invaded South Korea, more…

Founding Father wrote his own witty epitaph

by Bill Federer -- On July 26, 1775, Benjamin Franklin became the first postmaster general of the United States, a position he held under the British crown before the Revolution. Franklin's public more…

What state suffered huge losses in Civil War?

by Bill Federer -- Spanish Explorers Hernando de Soto, in 1540, and Juan Pardo, in 1567, traveled inland from North America's eastern coast and passed through a Native American village named "Tanasqui." more…

What was actually said at Scopes Monkey trial?

by Bill Federer -- The Scopes Monkey Trial in 1925 pitted evolution against creation. Clarence Darrow defended evolution. Darrow previously defended Leopold and Loeb, the homosexual teenage thrill killers who murdered 14-year-old more…

The 1st global war wasn't what you think

by Bill Federer -- In the decades prior to the Revolutionary War, tensions arose between the two largest global powers: Britain, led by King George II, and France, led by King Louis more…