Why wait for 'the whites of their eyes'?

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_4447671" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Battle of Bunker Hill[/caption] "Don't shoot until you see the whites of their eyes!" commanded Colonel William Prescott, repeating the order of General Israel more…

Famous scientist's research confirmed belief in God

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2118845" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Wernher von Braun[/caption] The "Father of Modern Space Flight" was Wernher von Braun. He acknowledged his debt to the "Father of Modern Rocketry," American more…

America owes huge debt to this Medieval document

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2111695" align="aligncenter" width="600"] King John signing Magna Carta, June 15, 1215 A.D.[/caption] England was invaded by "Dane" Vikings from Scandinavia who destroyed churches, libraries and defeated all more…

Flag Day: What it really means

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_4481771" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Flag Day ceremony[/caption] On June 14, 1777, the Second Continental Congress selected the FLAG of the United States. In 1916, President Woodrow Wilson designated more…

The Frenchman who helped save America

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2110795" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Marquis de Lafayette, George Washington at Valley Forge[/caption] Born Sept. 6, 1757, his father died before he was 2 years old and his mother more…

True goal of socialism from the horse's mouth

by Bill Federer -- "Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!" announced President Ronald Reagan at the Berlin Wall, June 12, 1987. Begun after Lenin's Bolshevik Revolution in 1917, the Soviet Union existed more…

How easy it is to forget sacrifices of early Patriots

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2098425" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Dr. Joseph Warren[/caption] Dr. Joseph Warren sent Paul Revere and William Dawes on their midnight ride to warn Lexington and Concord that the government more…

Why are we taxed so much?

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2094155" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Billboard, 1943[/caption] Withholding taxes from paychecks began June 9, 1943. Congress passed it as an emergency measure during World War II to get money more…

Andrew Jackson: The good, the bad, and the ugly

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2087895" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Andrew Jackson[/caption] His Scots-Irish parents emigrated from Ireland two years before his birth. At age 13, Andrew Jackson joined a local militia to fight more…

The sudden disappearance of a pirate haven

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2087425" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Port Royal, Jamaica, 1692[/caption] Spain laid claim to the island of Jamaica from the time Columbus landed there in 1494. In 1503, Columbus was more…