Andrew Jackson: The good, the bad and the ugly

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2087895" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Andrew Jackson[/caption] His Scots-Irish parents emigrated from Ireland two years before his birth. At age 13, Andrew Jackson joined a local militia to fight more…

Hate-speech attack plan draws serious fire

by Bob Unruh -- Religious and secular activists both are taking aim at a new plan by the European Union to require tech companies such as Facebook and Twitter to attack "hate" more…

Tiny Christian church in holy war with Islam

by Leo Hohmann -- [caption id="attachment_3377515" align="aligncenter" width="601"] Belmont Drive Missionary Baptist sign in Hood River, Oregon.[/caption] A local pastor at a tiny church in Hood River, Oregon, a small town on more…

How a 'wicked' pirate haven literally disappeared

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2087425" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Port Royal, Jamaica, 1692[/caption] Spain laid claim to the island of Jamaica from the time Columbus landed there in 1494. In 1503, Columbus was more…

Decision in for Christian kids snatched by government

by Bob Unruh -- [caption id="attachment_2734365" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Bodnariu family[/caption] Four children who were abducted from their parents because of the family's Christian faith are returning home, according to the family's advocacy more…