How a freak of nature saved our nation's capital

by Bill Federer -- Called the "Chief Architect of the Constitution," he wrote many of the Federalist Papers which helped convince states to ratify the Constitution. He introduced the First Amendment in more…

This is the road to freedom from religion

by Bill Federer -- On March 15, 1941, Franklin Roosevelt warned at the dinner of White House correspondents: "Modern tyrants find it necessary to eliminate all democracies. ... A few weeks ago more…

The man who discovered he was not God

by Bill Federer -- "Old Ironsides" is the nickname of the three-masted frigate USS Constitution, the oldest commissioned ship in the world still afloat. Muslim Barbary pirates of North Africa had captured more…

Seething fury led up to Revolutionary War

by Bill Federer -- Furious at the Tea Party, the king punished Boston. The king approved the Boston Port Act, March 7, 1774, effectively closing their harbor to all commerce and ruining more…