Lady Liberty's promise: Mankind's 2nd chance

by Bill Federer -- The Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World was dedicated Oct. 28, 1886. A gift from France, it weighs 450,000 lbs, and stands on a pedestal base, rising 305 more…

What Teddy Roosevelt thought about Islam

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_799531" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Theodore Roosevelt[/caption] Theodore Roosevelt was born Oct. 27, 1858. His wife and mother died on Valentine's Day, Feb. 14, 1884. He wrote in his more…

The ancient roots of the 2nd Amendment

by Bill Federer -- In September of 1774, Dr. Joseph Warren wrote the Suffolk Resolves.British statesman Edmund Burke cited the Suffolk Resolves as a major development in colonial animosity, which eventually led more…

Grover Cleveland: An earlier version of Trump?

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_4623997" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Grover Cleveland[/caption] Democrat President Grover Cleveland condemned Islamic terrorism committed against Armenian Christians in Turkey, Dec. 2, 1895: "Massacres of Christians in Armenia and more…

United Nations: From a good idea to a bad idea

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2140545" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Signing of the United Nations charter[/caption] The United Nations officially began Oct. 24, 1945. Its name was coined by President Franklin Roosevelt. The United more…

Leftist tactic: 'Accuse the victim of what you do'

by Bill Federer -- Shocking reports reveal Muslim Brotherhood, ISIS and Boko Haram fighters in Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and Africa beheading, kidnapping, enslaving and displacing millions of Christians, Kurds and other minorities. more…

Sam Houston: Larger than life – for good reason

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2546185" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Sam Houston[/caption] At age 16, Sam Houston ran off to live with Cherokee Indians on the Tennessee River in 1809. His great great-grandfather, Sir more…

When did duty cease being a virtue?

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2546065" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Admiral Horatio Nelson[/caption] In 1794, British Admiral Horatio Nelson lost his right eye capturing Corsica and his right arm attacking the Canary Islands in more…

Fickle history trashed Herbert Hoover's legacy

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_3565804" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Herbert Hoover[/caption] Born in 1874, his Quaker mother taught Sunday School and spoke at Friend's meetings before dying when he was 10. Hoover lived more…