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“The Constitution has enemies, secret and professed…”

American Minute with Bill Federer One of the five greatest Senators in U.S. history, the State of New Hampshire placed his statue in the U.S....

Tagging/Tracking Phone App ?

BY T.F. STERN Some of the new cell phone Apps have me blown away; my being from an older generation where we put coins into...

Blatant Blue State hypocrisy

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~From energy and spending, to climate and debate – silencing all dissenting voices is essential~ You’ve got to admire the full frontal audacity...

Albert Schweitzer was born JANUARY 14, 1875

American Minute with Bill Federer Albert Schweitzer was born JANUARY 14, 1875, in a village in Alsace, Germany. The son of a Lutheran-Evangelical pastor, he won...

Respecting the rank without regard for the individual

BY T.F. STERN In the movie, No Time For Sergeants, Private Stockdale, played by Andy Griffith, gives every indication he’d fallen off the proverbial turnip...

Millard Fillmore was born JANUARY 7, 1800

American Minute with Bill Federer "May God save the country, for it is obvious the people will not."- Millard Fillmore Millard Fillmore was elected to the...

America and The Hand of Providence

American Minute with Bill Federer Catherine the Great of Russia (1729-1796) rebuffed King George III's requests and bribes to have Russia side with Britain during...

George Washington died DECEMBER 14, 1799

American Minute with Bill Federer He caught a chill riding horseback several hours in the snow while inspecting his Mount Vernon farm. The next morning it...

Define Assimilation?

BY ED KUGLER The other day, a young man demanded, “Define assimilate!” He and others were responding to a Post I’d made on Facebook showing...

Hugh Williamson born DECEMBER 5, 1735

American Minute with Bill Federer When Evangelist George Whitefield began preaching the Great Awakening Revival in Philadelphia in 1739, he inspired the idea that the...

NBC Core Values

BY T.F. STERN Moments after the dismissal of Matt Lauer for “inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace” NBC issued the following statement: “Dear colleagues, on Monday...

Franklin Pierce born NOVEMBER 23, 1804

American Minute with Bill Federer President Franklin Pierce placed the first Christmas Tree in the White House in 1856. Born NOVEMBER 23, 1804, Franklin Pierce, was...

Are we celebrating Thanksgiving or Black Friday?

BY T.F. STERN What are we celebrating this Thursday?  Are we taking a day off to be with family and friends to express gratitude to...

On this day November 18th…

American Minute with Bill Federer On NOVEMBER 18, 1992, The New York Times printed Mississippi Governor Kirk Fordice's statement: "The less we emphasize the Christian religion the...

MY COUNTRY

American Minute with Bill Federer "We must not allow our creative protest to degenerate into physical violence ..." stated Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., at the...

Governments are to defend and secure rights of conscience

American Minute with Bill Federer He lost two sons in the Revolution and was the only clergyman to sign the Declaration. His name was John Witherspoon. A...

  Booker T. Washington died NOVEMBER 14, 1915

American Minute with Bill Federer Booker T. Washington, the founder of Tuskegee Institute, delivered an address at Memorial Hall in Columbus, Ohio, May 24, 1900. The...

America suffers from “a crisis of the spirit”

American Minute with Bill Federer "America has gone a long way down the wrong road. We must turn around and go back and change roads....

Mercy Otis Warren – “The Conscience of the American Revolution”

American Minute with Bill Federer 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...

“Without morals a republic cannot subsist any length of time…”

American Minute with Bill Federer Charles Carroll was the only Roman Catholic to sign the Declaration of Independence. Charles Carroll was the longest living signer of...