Why Islam is incompatible with rest of the world

by Bill Federer -- Franklin Roosevelt coined the name "United Nations" for the allied countries fighting together against the National Socialist Workers Party (Nazi) and their totalitarian axis powers. Speaking on Justice more…

Mountain men: Heroes of the untamed West

by Bill Federer -- John Colter accompanied Lewis and Clark on their expedition, 1804-1806. Colter then traveled the mountain wilderness alone for months, being considered the first "mountain man." In 1807, Colter more…

Why the Constitution can never be 'outdated'

by Bill Federer -- At a time when most of the world was ruled by kings, Americans held its first popularly elected legislative assembly. Jamestown was initially a "company colony," run by more…

Is religious freedom threatened in the U.S.?

by Bill Federer -- June 20, 1632, King Charles I of England granted a charter for the Colony of Maryland, named for his Catholic wife, Queen Henrietta Maria, stating: "Charles, by the more…

War of 1812: When Britain ticked off America

by Bill Federer -- The French Revolution had left that country in chaos. Twenty-six-year-old Napoleon fired cannons down the streets of Paris, mowing down French citizens in the 13 Vendémiaire revolt, 1795. more…

The Revolutionary War's forgotten carnage

by Bill Federer -- "Don't shoot until you see the whites of their eyes!" commanded Colonel William Prescott, repeating the order of General Israel Putnam, June 17, 1775. Colonel William Prescott's men more…

Why a scientist believes in God

by Bill Federer -- The "Father of Modern Space Flight" was Wernher von Braun. He acknowledged his debt to the "Father of Modern Rocketry," American scientist Robert H. Goddard (1882-1945): "Goddard's rockets more…