The general who wanted nothing more than peace

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_4606571" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Norman Schwarzkopf[/caption] On Aug. 22, 1935, President Franklin D. Roosevelt greeted by telephone the bicentennial celebration of Sainte Genevieve, Missouri: "The history of the more…

Novel concept for interpreting founding documents

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2335145" align="aligncenter" width="600"] James Wilson[/caption] He was one of six founding fathers to sign both the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. President Washington appointed him to more…

Pressuring pastors against conscience is nothing new

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2334545" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Methodist circuit preacher Francis Asbury[/caption] He rode 300,000 miles on horseback, from the Atlantic to the Appalachians, from Maine to the Gulf of Mexico. more…