The invention that changed the world

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2346275" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Johannes Gutenberg in his print shop[/caption] From the beginning of recorded human history around 3300 B.C. till 1400 A.D., Western civilization wrote on papyrus more…

Author: Jefferson's slaves not a 'black and white' issue

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_1891575" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Thomas Jefferson[/caption] By Paul Bremmer Democrats who are eager to expunge the name of Thomas Jefferson from their party need to think carefully, warns more…

Jimmy Carter teaches Sunday school at his church

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MACON) — PLAINS -- An overflow crowd of worshipers from across America flocked to former President Jimmy Carter’s hometown church for his Sunday school class. The gathering of more…

'Don't give up the ship!' ultimately changed history

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2346035" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Defeating the British in Lake Erie[/caption] Amongst the U.S. Navy and Marine heroes confronting Tripoli's Muslim Barbary pirates was Captain James Lawrence. In 1804, more…

Why read classical literature?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- By Edward B. Driscoll, Jr. When British-American writer Christopher Hitchens died of complications from esophageal cancer in 2011, he garnered praise from across the political spectrum. "Everything he more…

This man of war prayed for peace

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_337045" align="aligncenter" width="596"] General Norman Schwarzkopf[/caption] On Aug. 22, 1935, President Franklin D. Roosevelt greeted by telephone the bicentennial celebration of Sainte Genevieve, Missouri: "The history of more…

Common Core opposition ranks GOP candidates

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CHRISTIAN POST) Two organizations that strongly oppose the Common Core State Standards for education have graded the 2016 Republican presidential candidates on their efforts to combat the standards. more…