'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…

Why glimpse of Pacific was cause for rejoicing

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…

Who said 'We have confused liberty with license'?

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_338765" align="aligncenter" width="600"] 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…

True story of YMCA (hint: forget Village People)

by Bill Federer -- The U.S. Census Bureau statistics (2009) report that over 24 million Americans play basketball and over 10 million Americans play volleyball. Did you know basketball and volleyball were more…

Why Colonial women were smarter than women today

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2598485" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Mercy Otis Warren[/caption] Mercy Otis Warren was called "The Conscience of the American Revolution." She was wife of Massachusetts House Speaker James Warren and more…