The immigrant who wrote nation's most patriotic songs

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1991565" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Song composer Irving Berlin[/caption] The son of a rabbi, he was born May 11, 1888. At four years old, he immigrated with his family more…

This tiny state used to be an independent nation

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_3277044" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Vermont[/caption] On April 20, 1534, King Francis I of France sent explorer Jacques Cartier to sail west to find a sea route to Asia. more…

Male prof faces sanction for elevator joke

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Fox News) A male professor who made a joke in a crowded elevator at an academic conference is now facing disciplinary charges after a female professor who was more…

The end of the American republic?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Nothing less than whether or not we are witnessing the decline and fall of the American republic is the focus of a conference this weekend featuring scholar and more…