Think socialism is a great idea? Read this

by Bill Federer -- Rasputin, described as "The Holy Devil," moved to St. Petersburg in 1906 and began to gain access to the royal family of Tsar Nicholas II. Posing as a more…

With Castro dead, new hope for Cuba?

by Bill Federer -- A factor leading up to the 1898 Spanish-American War was slavery in Cuba. President James Buchanan wrote Dec. 19, 1859: "When a market for African slaves shall no more…

Why the United States supports Israel

by Bill Federer -- The play "Fiddler on the Roof" recounts the story of Jewish persecution in Eastern Europe and Russia. President Abraham Lincoln, shortly after he signed the Emancipation Proclamation, met more…

An examination of America's Indian policies

by Bill Federer -- Throughout history, there have been those motivated by greed, who: took land from Indians sold people into slavery hung signs in their shops: "Help Wanted-No Irish Immigrants Need more…

This date has forever lived in infamy

by Bill Federer -- "I have said this before, but I shall say it again and again and again: Your boys are not going to be sent into any foreign wars," promised more…

The brutal conquest of Mexico by Hernan Cortés

by Bill Federer -- The Muslim pirate Barbarossa wrecked havoc in the Mediterranean in the early 1500s, raiding the coasts of France, Italy and Spain, carrying away thousands of Europeans into slavery. more…

The many similarities between slavery, abortion

by Bill Federer -- During the 1787 Constitutional Convention, the pro-slavery South wanted to count slaves as part of their population so that they could have more representatives in Congress, and more more…