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Nathan Hale was hanged SEPTEMBER 22, 1776

American Minute with Bill Federer "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country" were the last words of 21-year-old...

Oaths and the Constitution

American Minute with Bill Federer Chief Justice James Kent explained in People v. Ruggles, 1811, what made OATHS effective: "In Taylor's case ... the court ......

Fisher Ames helped ratify the Constitution

American Minute with Bill Federer He sat next to George Washington in the pew at St. Paul's Chapel in New York during the religious service...

President Washington’s Farewell Address

American Minute with Bill Federer The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolken describes man's insatiable lust for "the Ring of Power," as Gandalf exclaimed: "Always...

John Langdon died SEPTEMBER 18, 1819

American Minute with Bill Federer John Langdon was born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, in 1741 and grew up as a member of the North Congregational...

Emerson, “America is another name for opportunity…”

American Minute with Bill Federer "Done ... the SEVENTEENTH DAY of SEPTEMBER, in the year of our LORD one thousand seven hundred and eighty seven." This...

Keep carbon taxes in the ground

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Permanently bury these job-killing proposals, after pounding wooded stakes through their hearts~ The House of Representatives recently passed a sense of Congress resolution...

Pilgrims, Mayflower and God

American Minute with Bill Federer SEPTEMBER 16, 1620, according to the Gregorian Calendar, 102 passengers set sail on the Pilgrims' ship, Mayflower, with the blessings...

William Howard Taft born SEPTEMBER 15, 1857

American Minute with Bill Federer He was the only U.S. President to be appointed Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. His name was William Howard...

Harvard’s purpose – “To train a literate clergy”

American Minute with Bill Federer John Harvard's grandfather lived in Stratford-upon-Avon and was an associate of Shakespeare's father. His father was a butcher and owner of...

The Battle of Fort McHenry

American Minute with Bill Federer On SEPTEMBER 13, 1814, just weeks after they burned the U.S. Capitol, British forces attacked Baltimore, Maryland -- the third...

Thomas McIntyre Cooley died SEPTEMBER 12, 1898

American Minute with Bill Federer The dean of the University of Michigan Law School was Thomas McIntyre Cooley, who died SEPTEMBER 12, 1898. Thomas M. Cooley...

On this day – SEPTEMBER 11

American Minute with Bill Federer SEPTEMBER 11, 1565: Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent dominated the Mediterranean, with intentions of not only invading Sicily, Sardinia, Majorca, and southern...

Joseph Story died SEPTEMBER 10, 1845

American Minute with Bill Federer His father was a Boston Tea Party "Indian." He graduated second in his class from Harvard, was a U.S. Representative, then...

California – the 31st State SEPTEMBER 9, 1850

American Minute with Bill Federer In 1535, Hernán Cortés explored the Baja California Peninsula, sailing the Sea of Cortés and founding the city of La...

The coming decarbonization tsunami

~San Francisco Climate Action Summit intends to set the stage for controlling our lives~  Dr. Jay Lehr and Tom Harris Batten down the hatches! A tsunami...

As the world and climate change yet again –

~Who is helping to create a better world? Who is determined to hold everyone back?~ John Shanahan The world has changed tremendously since the early 1800s,...

Day of Prayer and Remembrance SEPTEMBER 8, 2005

American Minute with Bill Federer Solomon's Temple in Jerusalem was destroyed by the Babylonians in 587 BC on the date in the Jewish calendar 9th...

Mother Teresa’s influence and faith

American Minute with Bill Federer The area of Albania had controlled by the Roman Empire since the 3rd century, along with Macedonia, Dalmatia, Serbia, and...

What Direction Are We Headed?

BY T.F. STERN This morning while glancing over Facebook with its variety of politically charged events, menu items for the home grillers, birthday wishes for...

Assyria was the world’s first empire

American Minute with Bill Federer Did you know Assyria was the world's first empire? It was located in what is today Syria and Iraq. It was mentioned...

Mohammedanism was based on Arab nationalism

American Minute with Bill Federer Constantinople was the capital of the eastern Roman Christian world since Emperor Constantine in 330 AD. It was conquered by the...

Lessons from the fall of the Roman Empire

American Minute with Bill Federer THE FALL OF ROME was a culmination of external and internal factors. GREAT WALL OF CHINA By 220AD, the Later Eastern Han...

Endangerment Finding delenda est

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Replacing Clean Power Plan with less harmful ACE rule does not fix fraudulent CO2 science~ As the Punic Wars dragged on, Cato the...

The Istanbul riot – Septemeber 3, 1955

American Minute with Bill Federer Constantinople was the capital of the eastern Roman Christian world since Emperor Constantine in 330 AD. It was conquered by the...

Japan surrendered SEPTEMBER 2, 1945

American Minute with Bill Federer Imperial Japan's emperor claimed to be an incarnate divinity who was to be obeyed completely. It was forbidden for his...

May, “Truth and Justice, Religion and Piety, prevail…”

American Minute with Bill Federer First Prayer in Congress "It was enough" says Mr. Adams, "to melt a heart of stone." The First Session of the...

Victory for Counseling Freedom: CA Counseling Ban Dead

LIBERTY COUNSEL SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, Liberty Counsel celebrates that the dangerous California AB 2943 bill is dead. This horrendous bill would have established government-enforced censorship of counselors who...

U.S. Stops Funding to Palestinian Authority

LIBERTY ALERTS, ACLJ Earlier this year, the President promised to cut funding to the terrorist affiliated Palestinian Authority (PA) as long as they continued to...

Stupid Media and the Claim that Woman are Better Drivers than Men

BY SELWYN DUKE There’s the Stupid Media and the Smart Media. Part of the job of the Smart Media (yours truly, among others), though it...

The misguided Affordable Clean Energy rule

Why is the US EPA still determined to control plant food and drive up electricity prices? DR. TIM BALL AND TOM HARRIS On August 29, 2018,...

John Bunyan’s – The Pilgrim’s Progress

American Minute with Bill Federer He was imprisoned 12 years for preaching without a license from the government. This was John Bunyan, who died AUGUST 31,...

Enemies foreign and domestic

American Minute with Bill Federer In July of 1775, General Washington appointed Dr. Benjamin Church as the first surgeon general of the Continental Army. Three months...

Can Kelli Ward Pull Off This Nail-Biter Election?

LLOYD MARCUS, THE UNHYPHENATED AMERICAN Hello, America. Lloyd Marcus, The Unhyphenated American, here, reporting in from the GOP U.S. Senate primary in Arizona. All month,...

How do you keep track of all that stuff?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP … If Sir you can … lay your Hands on that Letter (I am told, you have for many years been in the practice...

Is the EPA Changing the Regulatory Paradigm?

PATRICK J. MICHAELS, CATO INSTITUTE Sometimes it’s worth reading the fine print in obscure regulatory proposals. One such example is contained in a “proposed rulemaking”...