'In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue'

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1300155" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Christopher Columbus[/caption] "There are but 155 years left ... at which time ... the world will come to an end," wrote Christopher Columbus in more…

Guiding principle of this nation: In God we trust

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2050375" align="aligncenter" width="600"] John F. Kennedy[/caption] Navy torpedo boat PT 109 was rammed Aug. 2, 1943, by a Japanese destroyer and sunk. The commander sustained permanent back more…

'Secular education demands knowledge of Bible'

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2280735" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Herman Melville[/caption] "There she blows!" cried the lookout, sighting Moby Dick. Captain Ahab, driven by revenge, sailed the seas to capture this great white more…

'Cast down your bucket where you are'

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2242095" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Booker T. Washington[/caption] "Cast down your bucket where you are. ... Opportunities never come a second time" – Booker T. Washington On the third more…

Religious tolerance, brotherly love

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2272845" align="aligncenter" width="600"] William Penn[/caption] Imprisoned in the Tower of London, he later began a "holy experiment." "No people can be truly happy ... if abridged of more…

When liberty and Christianity combine

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2269705" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Alexis de Tocqueville[/caption] "Americans combine ... Christianity and ... liberty so intimately in their minds, that it is impossible to make them conceive the more…

Democrats on civil rights: Bullet or bribe?

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2242095" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Booker T. Washington[/caption] In 1857, the Supreme Court, with seven of the nine justices being Democrat, decided that Dred Scott was not a citizen, more…

Huge differences between communism, democracy

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2241855" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Korean War[/caption] "FREEDOM IS NOT FREE" is the inscription on the Korean War Memorial in Washington, D.C. The Korean War started June 25, 1950. more…

'Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom'

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1904265" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Benjamin Franklin[/caption] On July 26, 1775, Benjamin Franklin became the first postmaster general of the United States, a position he held under the British more…

Hold fast to Bible as 'anchor of liberties'

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1941195" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Ulysses S. Grant[/caption] Ulysses S. Grant was commissioned July 25, 1866, as general of the Army, the first ever to hold that rank and more…