What George Washington, Frodo Baggins had in common

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_3693414" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Frodo Baggins in "The Lord of the Rings"[/caption] "The Lord of the Rings" by J.R.R. Tolken describes man's insatiable lust for "the Ring of more…

Turkey 'Islamic hotspot to watch'

by Bob Unruh -- [caption id="attachment_3356864" align="aligncenter" width="610"] Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan and President Obama[/caption] After quelling a military coup attempt, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan continues to consolidate military and diplomatic more…

69 eye-opening facts about Hillary's VP pick

by Garth Kant -- [caption id="attachment_3698024" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Democratic vice-presidential candidate Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va.[/caption] WASHINGTON – In light of Hillary Clinton's very public and seemingly serious health issues, the question has more…

Priest who performed 70,000 exorcisms dies

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NATIONAL CATHOLIC REGISTER) — The renowned exorcist, Pauline Father Gabriele Amorth, has died at the age of 91. A priest of the diocese of Rome, Father Amorth was more…

The forgotten patriot with a profound impact

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2428895" align="aligncenter" width="600"] John Langdon, first governor of New Hampshire[/caption] John Langdon was born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, in 1741 and grew up as a member of more…