What happens to democracy without morals?

by Bill Federer -- He sat next to George Washington in the pew at St. Paul's Chapel in New York during the religious service following Washington's presidential inauguration. He helped ratify the more…

The forgotten patriot with a profound impact

by Bill Federer -- John Langdon was born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, in 1741 and grew up as a member of the North Congregational Church, where his distant relative, future Harvard President more…

Is America just 1 crisis away from dictatorship?

by Bill Federer -- Sept. 16, 1620, according to the Gregorian calendar, 102 passengers set sail on the Pilgrims' ship, Mayflower, with the blessings of their pastor, John Robinson. Their 66-day journey more…

Intent of 2nd Amendment is crystal clear

by Bill Federer -- The dean of the University of Michigan Law School was Thomas Cooley, who died Sept. 12, 1898. Thomas Cooley was chief justice of Michigan's Supreme Court, president of more…