This is the definition of character

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1891575" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Thomas Jefferson[/caption] Commenting on the "liberty to worship our Creator" Thomas Jefferson wrote to Captain John Thomas of the Newhope Baptist Church, Nov. 18, more…

She was 1 of world's greatest monarchs

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2639295" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Queen Elizabeth I[/caption] "Bloody Mary," daughter of Henry VIII, reigned five years, during which time her government sentenced 300 people to death. On Oct. more…

'God is just and His justice cannot sleep forever'

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2190125" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Liberty Bell[/caption] "We must not allow our creative protest to degenerate into physical violence ..." stated Martin Luther King, Jr., at the civil-rights march more…

They don't breed men like this anymore

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2632505" align="aligncenter" width="600"] John Witherspoon[/caption] He lost two sons in the Revolution and was the only clergyman to sign the Declaration. A delegate from New Jersey, he more…

'The Negro who does the shooting is uneducated'

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2631955" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Booker T. Washington[/caption] Booker T. Washington, the founder of Tuskegee Institute, delivered an address at Memorial Hall in Columbus, Ohio, May 24, 1900. The more…

Antiwar peace movement thwarted victory in Vietnam

by Bill Federer -- The Vietnam War Memorial was dedicated Nov. 13, 1982, honoring 58,000 American troops who died. U.S. forces inflicted over a million enemy fatalities, yet involvement by politicians thwarted more…

Communism experiment in 1620 an utter disaster

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2424215" align="alignright" width="601"] Signing the Mayflower Compact[/caption] High winds and treacherous tides along North America's coast prevented the Pilgrims from sailing south to join Virginia's settlement at more…

The real story behind Dr. Livingstone (I presume)

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2617695" align="aligncenter" width="600"] David Livingstone[/caption] "Doctor Livingstone, I presume?" stated New York Herald reporter Henry Stanley, Nov. 10, 1871, as he met David Livingstone on the banks more…

Eisenhower warned us about 'tremendous attacks'

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2241785" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Dwight D. Eisenhower[/caption] "We are under tremendous attacks. ..." stated President Dwight Eisenhower, Nov. 9, 1954. He added: "We are attacked by the Communists more…