What's wrong with our judges?

by Bill Federer -- Nov. 19, 1863, Abraham Lincoln delivered his Gettysburg Address where 50,000 soldiers were killed or wounded in a 3 day battle: Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers more…

What is the definition of 'character'?

by Bill Federer -- On Nov. 18, 1992, the New York Times printed Mississippi Governor Kirk Fordice's statement: "The less we emphasize the Christian religion the further we fall into the abyss more…

How Queen Elizabeth I impacted U.S. history

by Bill Federer -- "Bloody Mary," daughter of Henry VIII, reigned five years, during which time her government sentenced 300 people to death. On Oct. 16, 1555, facing their execution, Bishop Hugh more…

A good lesson for modern Millennials

by Bill Federer -- He lost two sons in the Revolution and was the only clergyman to sign the Declaration. His name was John Witherspoon. A delegate from New Jersey, he declared: more…

Early communism: As much a failure then as now

by Bill Federer -- High winds and treacherous tides along North America's coast prevented the Pilgrims from sailing south to join Virginia's settlement at Jamestown, founded 14 years earlier. Having to disembark more…

Why Communism never works

by Bill Federer -- "We are under tremendous attacks. ..." stated President Dwight Eisenhower, Nov. 9, 1954. He added: "We are attacked by the Communists who in their own documents state that more…