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…

A trip which exceeded wildest expectations of success

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2610765" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Lewis and Clark with Sacagawea[/caption] "Ocian in view! O! the joy," wrote William Clark in his journal, but the next day, Nov. 8, 1805, more…

The ultimate no-fail guaranteed prepping solution

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_546941" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Billy Graham[/caption] "America has gone a long way down the wrong road. We must turn around and go back and change roads. If ever more…

You want woman power? Check out these patriots

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2598485" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Mercy Otis Warren[/caption] James Otis (1725-1783) was the king's advocate-general of the vice-admiralty court at Boston. In 1761, he was elected as a representative more…

Longest-lived signer of Declaration had 1 unique trait

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2593425" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Charles Carroll[/caption] Charles Carroll was the only Roman Catholic to sign the Declaration of Independence. He was the longest living signer of the Declaration. more…