6 million killed before this dictator found God

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_106589" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Napoleon Bonaparte[/caption] After the French Revolution, a slave revolt resulted in France's loss of Haiti (Saint-Domingue), one of the world's main producers of sugar. more…

70 years ago: Japanese emperor announces surrender

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1978995" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Harry S. Truman[/caption] V-J Day, Aug. 14, 1945, President Harry S. Truman stated at a news conference announcing the end of World War II: more…

Federal watchdogs charged with school-lunch fraud

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2319325" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Federal workers were charged with fraud in the school lunch program.[/caption] Five workers with the Government Accountability Office – the agency that's supposed to more…

H.G. Wells: 'Lusty, shifty leader' unworthy of praise

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2313335" align="aligncenter" width="600"] H.G. Wells[/caption] "New Jersey is being invaded by Martians!" exclaimed actor Orson Welles. He was reading the script of a 1938 radio drama based more…

Woman has sex with boy, loses teaching certificate

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NOLA) — With no discussion, the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education decided in committee Tuesday (Aug. 11) to revoke the teaching certificate of former Destrehan High more…

PC epidemic grips U.S. colleges

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE ATLANTIC) Something strange is happening at America’s colleges and universities. A movement is arising, undirected and driven largely by students, to scrub campuses clean of words, ideas, more…

Don't buy these 10 back-to-school items

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FORBES) — The National Retail Federation (NRF) reports that parents will spend an average of $630.36 for each child going back to school this year to cover clothes, more…