Famous poet saw America through the eyes of God

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2222295" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Carl Sandburg[/caption] "I see America not in the setting sun of a black night of despair. ... I see America in the crimson light more…

Scopes Trial illustrated what science can't do

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2218155" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Scopes Monkey Trial[/caption] The Scopes Monkey Trial in 1925 pitted evolution against creation. Clarence Darrow defended evolution. Darrow had previously defended Leopold and Loeb, more…

The day communion was served on the moon

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2220875" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Astronaut Buzz Aldrin walks on the surface of the Moon[/caption] "One small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind," stated Astronaut Neil more…

Was Winston Churchill an Islamophobe?

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_231313" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Winston Churchill: V for Victory[/caption] It was on July 19, 1941, that British Prime Minister Winston Churchill held up two fingers as a sign more…

George Washington: A mightier warrior than people know

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2795625" align="aligncenter" width="600"] George Washington in Battle of Princeton[/caption] In the decades prior to the Revolutionary War, tensions arose between the two largest global powers: Britain, led more…

Greed vs. Gospel: Startling differences in motivation

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2222095" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Bartolomé de Las Casas[/caption] Apostle of the Indies, Bartolomé de Las Casas, died July 17, 1566. In 1502, he left Spain for the West more…

The faith of the Apollo 11 moon-walk mission astronauts

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2220875" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Astronaut Buzz Aldrin walks on the surface of the Moon[/caption] "Godspeed, John Glenn," radioed backup-pilot Scott Carpenter from the blockhouse as the rockets fired more…

1st Bible printed in America

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2216885" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Bible of the Revolution[/caption] In colonial America, Bibles had to be imported from Britain, as the British government strictly regulated the printing of religious more…

What was Gerald Ford's most repeated warning?

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_597197" align="aligncenter" width="600"] President Gerald Ford at work in the Oval Office, Aug. 12, 1976[/caption] President Gerald Ford stated in Rockford, Illinois, March 11, 1976: "People say more…

French Revolution: When bad was good, good was bad

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2209465" align="aligncenter" width="600"] French Revolution[/caption] France's King Louis XVI sent his navy and troops to help America win independence, for which France got nothing in return except more…