D-Day: Success came from both valor and prayer

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2087235" align="aligncenter" width="600"] D-Day, June 6, 1944[/caption] D-Day was June 6, 1944. Over 160,000 troops from America, Britain, Canada, free France, Poland, and other nations landed along more…

Six-Day War proves Israel a modern miracle

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_4456281" align="alignright" width="300"] Six-Day War[/caption] June 5, 1967, the Six-Day War began. Egypt sent 80,000 troops and 900 tanks to attack Israel. Jordan and Syria, with Soviet more…

Battle of Midway: 75 years ago today

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_4453081" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Battle of Midway[/caption] In 1942, Imperial Japan invaded Singapore and took around 25,000 prisoners. Next was the Philippines. With Imperial Japan's relentless bombardment by more…

Yep, America is a Christian nation

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_3257904" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Wall Street, around 1621[/caption] Spain's "Iron Duke," the Grand Duke of Alba, fought the Ottoman Muslims in 1535, recapturing Tunis, North Africa. Spain financed more…

The Treaty of Tripoli: Not what atheists think

by Bill Federer -- The Treaty of Tripoli is of particular interest as secularists attempt to use its wording as a definitive expression of the intent of America's founders regarding religion and more…

The single biggest reason America is losing ground

by Bill Federer -- Just six weeks after the battles of Lexington and Concord, Harvard President Samuel Langdon, May 31, 1775, spoke to the Massachusetts Provincial Congress. Samuel Langdon's address was titled more…

John F. Kennedy: Good president or bad?

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_3343274" align="aligncenter" width="600"] John F. Kennedy[/caption] He was awarded the Navy's medal of heroism during World War II. He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for his book more…

Remember – never forget – what soldiers do

by Bill Federer -- Southern women scattered spring flowers on graves of both northern Union and southern Confederate soldiers of the Civil War in which over a half-million died. Many places claimed more…

Why 'an ignorant people cannot be a free people'

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1899545" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Noah Webster[/caption] The earliest human records appeared about 3,000 or 4,000 B.C. – Sumerian cuneiform on clay tablets in the Mesopotamian Valley. This was more…