Why Communism never works

by Bill Federer -- "We are under tremendous attacks. ..." stated President Dwight Eisenhower, Nov. 9, 1954. He added: "We are attacked by the Communists who in their own documents state that more…

A trip which exceeded wildest expectations of success

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2610765" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Lewis and Clark with Sacagawea[/caption] "Ocian in view! O! the joy," wrote William Clark in his journal, but the next day, Nov. 8, 1805, more…

The ultimate no-fail guaranteed prepping solution

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_546941" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Billy Graham[/caption] "America has gone a long way down the wrong road. We must turn around and go back and change roads. If ever more…

You want woman power? Check out these patriots

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2598485" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Mercy Otis Warren[/caption] James Otis (1725-1783) was the king's advocate-general of the vice-admiralty court at Boston. In 1761, he was elected as a representative more…

Longest-lived signer of Declaration had 1 unique trait

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2593425" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Charles Carroll[/caption] Charles Carroll was the only Roman Catholic to sign the Declaration of Independence. He was the longest living signer of the Declaration. more…

Why King George called Washington 'greatest man in the world'

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_4035591" align="aligncenter" width="596"] The inauguration of President George Washington[/caption] After the victory over the British at Yorktown, many of the Continental soldiers grew disillusioned with the new more…

What every American president needs to do

by Bill Federer -- On Nov. 1, 1800, John Adams became the first U.S. president to move into the White House. The following day he wrote a letter to his wife, Abigail, more…

500 years ago today: The birth of Protestantism

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_4625571" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Martin Luther[/caption] On Oct. 31, 1517, an Augustinian monk named Martin Luther posted 95 debate questions on the door of Wittenberg Church, which began more…