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American Minute with Bill Federer On April 16, 1859, French historian Alexis de Tocqueville died. After nine months of traveling the United States, he wrote Democracy in America in 1835, which has been described as "the most comprehensive ... analysis of character and society in America ever written." Alexis de Tocqueville wrote: "Upon my arrival in the United States the religious aspect of the...
THEY WERE BELIEVERS, JAMES MADISON Madison letter to William Bradford, 9 November 1772 My Dear Billey, You moralize so prettily that if I were to judge from some parts of your letter of October 13 I should take you for an old Philosopher that had experienced the emptiness of Earthly Happiness. And I am very glad that you have so early seen...
CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, FOUNDING ERA SERMONS: JOHN LELAND 1791 Divines generally inform us that there is such a time to come (called the Latter-Day Glory) when the knowledge of the Lord shall cover the earth as the waters do the sea, and that this day will appear upon the destruction of antichrist. If so, I am well convinced that Jesus will...

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Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville

American Minute with Bill Federer On April 16, 1859, French historian Alexis de Tocqueville died. After nine months of traveling the United States, he wrote Democracy...

African Methodist Episcopal Church

American Minute with Bill Federer Richard Allen was born to slave parents in Philadelphia and sold with his family to a plantation in Dover, Delaware. As...

Impeach Trump? I Don’t Think So

LLOYD MARCUS, THE UNHYPHENATED AMERICAN The Left continues to relentlessly promote their lie that Trump stole the election by scheming with the Russians. Their goal...

Christianity and Freedom: A Personal View

BY PHILIP VANDER ELST For decades, many observers of the contemporary cultural scene have been rightly concerned about the growing evidence that materially advanced Western...

Trigger-warning Tyrants

BY SELWYN DUKE People like thinking the best of themselves, which is partially why we have “trigger warnings,” “microaggressions” and claims of “taking offense” —...

Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Meeting with Members of the House Freedom Caucus

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release, March 23, 2017 President Donald J. Trump held a productive meeting with more than 30 members...

Gorsuch Nomination Coming Down to This Question: Do You Support or Oppose the Second...

SECOND AMENDMENT, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA The confirmation hearings for Neil Gorsuch are now over, having lasted for four long days. And anti-gun Senator Dianne Feinstein...

1st African American Missionaries

American Minute with Bill Federer Who were the first African American missionaries sent out from the United States? George Lisle, the first ordained African American, went...

Anti-Slavery movement – a short history

American Minute with Bill Federer There has never been an abolitionist movement to completely end slavery in the Islamic world, as Mohammed himself owned slaves. The...
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Facebook Investigating After Christian Mom Says Media Giant Still Censors Her Page

Facebook Investigating After Christian Mom Says Media Giant Still Censors Her Page http://www1.cbn.com/cbnnews/us/2017/march/facebook-investigating-after-christian-mom-says-media-giant-still-censors-her-page  

The undeniable innovation-leadership impulse

~How can society better ensure that leaders and innovators are there when we need them?~ James E. Smith, PhD Leadership is too often overlooked by the...

The silver-tongued liars’ playbook

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Coal ash scare stories are the latest tactic in their long war on coal-fueled electricity generation~   Coal-fired power plant scrubbers now remove 80-90...

ACLJ Asks Supreme Court to Strike Down Pro-Abortion Law and Protect Free Speech

JAY SEKULOW, ACLJ Today , the ACLJ filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court asking it to intervene in a critically important First Amendment...

Medicine that Hurts

BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON The Republican-proposed American Health Care Act (AHCA) that the House of Representatives is expected to vote on this Thursday has been...

Pastors Lead the Charge

By David Barton March 17 is annually celebrated in Boston as "Evacuation Day," commemorating the departure of the British from the city after an extended...

The chickens WILL come home to roost.

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP It is with real mortification that, instead of a remittance … now due, I am obliged to send you this letter. …...

“Son of ObamaCare” Bill Must be Amended to Eliminate Anti-Gun Aspects

SECOND AMENDMENT, GUN OWNERS OF AMERICA The battle over the anti-gun ObamaCare law is raging. Conservatives in the House's Freedom Caucus -- in addition to conservatives...

Homeschooling: Restoring Parents’ Right to Raise Their Children as God Intended?

LLOYD MARCUS, THE UNHYPHENATED AMERICAN I am a black Tea Party guy; speaker, singer, activist and prolific writer. I became exposed and educated about home-schooled...

PATRICK HENRY’S WARNING

American Minute with Bill Federer The Declaration of Independence indicted King George III because: "He has obstructed the administration of justice ..." "He has made judges dependent...

What will we teach the next generation?

American Minute with Bill Federer On MARCH 22, 1758, Princeton University President Jonathan Edwards died from a smallpox inoculation. He had been the valedictorian of his...

Johann Sebastian Bach’s faith

American Minute with Bill Federer Johann Sebastian Bach was born MARCH 21, 1685. By age 10, both his parents had died. At 18, Bach was a church...

A serious climate opportunity

~Why does government refuse to do the one thing that would help our forests and climate?~ By Greg Walcher For years, politicians have waged war...

How We Spent Spring Break

BY T.F. STERN My wife and I went to Florida this past week.  We found that travel and lodging during Spring Break involves cashing in...

Isaac Newton died MAR 20, 1727

American Minute with Bill Federer Sir Isaac Newton was born in 1642, the same year Galileo died. His mother was widowed twice, resulting in him being...

Islam’s war on Christianity is nothing new

American Minute with Bill Federer News arrived in Europe in 1571 that Muslim Turks, under the command of Lala Kara Mustafa Pasha, surrounded the Christians...

Financial Stability Board climate deceit

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~FSB, Climate Cabal expand power and wealth, by targeting financial and insurance industries~ The $1.5-trillion Climate Crisis industry is not about to go...

John Chapman AKA Johnny Appleseed

American Minute with Bill Federer 70-years-old, he visited his friend William Worth one evening, ate some milk and bread, read out loud from the Bible,...

Transportation Reforms Take to the Fast Lane in Trump Budget

BY MICHAEL SARGENT Following on his pledge to eliminate wasteful and inappropriate federal programs, President Donald Trump’s budget blueprint delivers when it comes to the...

Trump Budget Plan Curbs Federal Intervention in Higher Education

MARY CLARE REIM, HERITAGE FOUNDATION The Trump administration’s proposed budget blueprint for 2018 significantly cuts waste in federal higher education spending. For decades, the federal government...

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In Defence of Israel: Key Facts About the Arab-Israeli Conflict

BY PHILIP VANDER ELST

The Jews’ unbroken connection with the land of Israel

Contrary to what many people believe, the Jews did not return to Palestine in the 20th century, and dispossess its Arab inhabitants, after a total absence from the land of two thousand years.  In reality, they maintained their presence in their historic homeland for 3,700 years, despite all attempts to exterminate them or drive them into exile. A minority of Jews continued to dwell in Palestine even after the destruction of Jerusalem by the Romans in 70 A.D. In fact, large Jewish communities had been re-established in Jerusalem and Tiberias by the 9th century. In the 11th century, Jewish communities grew in Rafah, Gaza, Ashkelon, Jaffa and Ceasarea. By 1844, long before the birth of the official Zionist movement in 1897, Jews were already the single largest ethnic group in Jerusalem, and by 1880, they formed a majority of the population there.

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DAILY DABBLE IN THE CLASSICS

DAILY DABBLE IN THE CLASSICS, JOHN CALVIN Do not abate your speed, because you approach the goal, ... By too much delay the harvest-time will pass by, and the cold of a perpetual winter set in. The more age weighs on you, the more swiftly ought you to press on, lest your conscience reproach you for your tardiness, should you...

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