Brutal event led to Texas independence

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_3004414" align="aligncenter" width="600"] 'The Goliad Massacre' by Norman Mills Price[/caption] The Alamo mission at San Antonio was assaulted by 1,800 troops. By the 13th day, Santa Anna's more…

Cop who taunted gang members in video resigns

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) A Louisiana sheriff's captain who released a combative video earlier this month that targeted alleged gang members, generated millions of views and was criticized by the more…

How did U.S. govern itself before Constitution?

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_3004304" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Drafting the Articles of Confederation, 1781[/caption] What was the government in the United States before the U.S. Constitution was written? It was the Articles more…

Judge: Resistance to Obama's migrant program futile

by Douglas Ernst -- [caption id="attachment_2031335" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Indiana Gov. Mike Pence[/caption] Indiana's attempt to resist President Obama's Syrian refugee program was sidetracked by a federal judge on Monday. Petition Congress to more…