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Can government REALLY be made smaller?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP Levees are done away. The first communication to the next Congress will be, like all subsequent ones, by message to which no...

The Great Awakening Revival

American Minute with Bill Federer Beginning in 1740, George Whitefield preached seven times in America, to crowds sometimes over 25,000. He spread the Great Awakening Revival,...

Climate alarmists use RICO to silence us

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Losing the climate science battle, climate alarmists want government to silence skeptics~ They haven’t employed the thumb screws, rack or auto-da-fe that churches...

Squanto and the Pilgrims

American Minute with Bill Federer Governor William Bradford called him "a special instrument sent of God." Of 102 Pilgrims that landed in Massachusetts in November of...

How should the President invite you to dinner?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP Th: Jefferson requests the favor of Dr. Thornton, Mrs. Thornton and Mrs. Bridau’s company to dinner tomorrow at three oclock. Source: To William Thornton...

Louis Pasteur died SEPTEMBER 28, 1895

American Minute with Bill Federer Washing hands to prevent the spread of disease was recommended in 1844 to the doctors of the Vienna General Hospital...

Samuel Adams born SEPTEMBER 27, 1722

American Minute with Bill Federer Crying "No taxation without representation," he instigated the Stamp Act riots and the Boston Tea Party. After the "Boston Massacre," he...

Daniel Boone a true legend

American Minute with Bill Federer Daniel Boone served with George Washington in 1755 during the French and Indian War, under British General Edward Braddock. In 1765,...

I serve you best by saying no.

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP I am duly sensible of the proof of confidence you are so good as to repose in me, resulting from the wish...

The Father of the Bill of Rights

American Minute with Bill Federer "Congress shall make no law respecting the establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof." Thus began the first of...

John Marshall born SEPTEMBER 24, 1755

American Minute with Bill Federer "The power to tax involves the power to destroy," wrote Chief Justice John Marshall, McCulloch v. Maryland, 1819. No one had...

Do you make it easy for others to rely on you?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP you see how I grow upon your goodness: but it is so frank that one cannot but grow on it. I do...

John Paul Jones never gave up

American Minute with Bill Federer "I have not yet begun to fight!" shouted John Paul Jones when the captain of the 50-gun British frigate HMS...

Nathan Hale 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...

Today’s Progressives Want To Take Us Back To The 16th Century

BY MARK HENDRICKSON Life in the 16th century was bleak. Unless you were lucky enough to have been born into the sliver of the population...

You CAN get here from there, barely.

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP I tried the road by Ravensworth ... 2 miles of it which I think cannot be passed by your carriage without oversetting...

OATHS and God

American Minute with Bill Federer Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James announced September 17, 2014, that the U.S. Air Force OATH no longer...

Insanity on steroids!

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Economies collapsing, Middle East imploding – and Obama & Pals obsess over … the climate!~   The Middle East is imploding. Islamic State...

Fisher Ames wrote the 1st Amendment

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...

Who’s really in charge?

~We don’t need to shut down government to exert congressional authority. Here’s an alternative.~ By Greg Walcher The President thought government spending was out of control,...