The secret to freedom no one wants to hear

by Bill Federer -- John Adams wrote to his cousin, Rev. Zabdiel Adams, June 21, 1776: "Statesmen, my dear Sir, may plan and speculate for liberty, but it is religion and morality more…

Forever on the sea: Cruel fictional irony

by Bill Federer -- "The Man Without a Country" was a classic novel written by Edward Everett Hale. It was loosely based around Aaron Burr, who had been Vice President under Thomas more…

The significance of an empty tomb

by Bill Federer -- George Washington's tomb is engraved with the Scripture, John 11:25, where Jesus told Martha: "I am the Resurrection and the Life; sayeth the Lord. He that believeth in more…

Why a 'United States Bank' was a really bad idea

by Bill Federer -- "When a Christian people feel themselves to be overtaken by a great public calamity, it becomes them to humble themselves under the dispensation of Divine Providence. ..." stated more…