The amazing mind of Benjamin Franklin

by Bill Federer -- On July 26, 1775, Benjamin Franklin became the first postmaster general of the United States, a position he held under the British Crown before the Revolution. Franklin's public more…

What a concept: Money should have value

by Bill Federer -- He was the only person to sign all four of what are considered America's founding documents: Articles of Association, 1774 Declaration of Independence, 1776 Articles of Confederation, 1777 more…

Scopes Trial illustrated what science can't do

by Bill Federer -- The Scopes Monkey Trial in 1925 pitted evolution against creation. Clarence Darrow defended evolution. Darrow had previously defended Leopold and Loeb, the homosexual teenage thrill killers who murdered more…

The day communion was served on the moon

by Bill Federer -- "One small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind," stated Astronaut Neil Armstrong, July 20, 1969, as he became the first man to walk on the more…

Was Winston Churchill an Islamophobe?

by Bill Federer -- It was on July 19, 1941, that British Prime Minister Winston Churchill held up two fingers as a sign of victory. It became a symbol for all Western more…