Spain's biggest military blunder in history

by Bill Federer -- Spain led the Holy League to defeat the Muslim Ottoman Turkish Navy at the Battle of Lepanto near Corinth, Greece, in 1571. Hilaire Belloc wrote in "The Great more…

It's simple: No God, no moral obligations

by Bill Federer -- The first chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, being appointed by George Washington, was also president of the American Bible Society. Who was he? John Jay, who more…

The many hardships of Christopher Columbus

by Bill Federer -- Muslim Turks conquered Constantinople on May 29, 1453. William Lawson Grant, Professor of Colonial History at Queens University, Kingston, Ontario, wrote in the introduction to "Voyages and Explorations" more…