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Mark Twain’s The Innocents Abroad

American Minute with Bill Federer "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" was his first popular story, written in 1865 while he was in San...

Enough is enough!

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP I am an enemy to all these douceurs , tributes & humiliations. what the laws impose on us let us execute faithfully;...

NSA App?

BY T.F. STERN Browsing through Apps available for my Android device was mind boggling to say the least.  It was amazing; literally thousands upon thousands...

C.S. Lewis, born NOVEMBER 29, 1898

American Minute with Bill Federer His death went unnoticed, as he died the same day John F. Kennedy was shot. His books are some of the...

Turkeys we’re not thankful for

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~The tasty birds are affordable. Government turkeys enrich crony corporatists, but cost us dearly.~ To commemorate Thanksgiving – and garner First Family photo...

James Warren died NOVEMBER 28, 1808

American Minute with Bill Federer Following the hated Stamp Act of 1765, the British committed the Boston Massacre in 1770, firing into a crowd, killing...

The United Nations

American Minute with Bill Federer During World War I, Britain's war effort was hindered by their ineffective manufacturing of explosives. Britain's situation suddenly changed when a...

Famous Days of Thanksgiving

American Minute with Bill Federer Ben Franklin wrote of the first Thanksgiving (The Compleated Autobiography by Benjamin Franklin, editors Mark & Jo Ann Skousen, Regnery,...

Sojourner Truth died NOVEMBER 25, 1883

American Minute with Bill Federer Born a slave in New York in 1797, she spoke only Dutch until sold around the age of 9, together...

John Knox died NOVEMBER 24, 1572

American Minute with Bill Federer Muslims conquered the Eastern Roman Empire, Syria, Palestine, Eastern Anatolia, Armenia, Upper Egypt, Lower Egypt and North Africa between 634-644AD. Muslim...

Endangering our citrus industry

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Appeals court decision makes it harder to protect trees from a devastating citrus disease ~ Florida’s citrus harvest has plummeted 60 percent from...

Let us observe Thanksgiving on December 9.

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP Whereas the Honourable the General Congress, impressed with a grateful sense of the goodness of Almighty God ... hath thought proper ......

Franklin Pierce born NOVEMBER 23, 1804

American Minute with Bill Federer His only son, 11-year-old Bennie, was killed when their campaign train rolled off its tracks. This happened to 14th President Franklin...

America the Last Man Standing

American Minute with Bill Federer On NOVEMBER 22, 1963, in Dallas, Texas, shots rang out as President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. The youngest President ever...

Muslim Piracy, Slavery and Pilgrims?

American Minute with Bill Federer On NOVEMBER 21, 1620 (NS), the Pilgrims signed the Mayflower Compact and began their Plymouth Colony. Five years later, in 1625,...

God’s Country not Allah’s

BY T.F. STERN I haven’t heard the expression, “This is God’s Country”, in quite some time as folks show gratitude for all that is around...

Weak leaders avoid the tough calls.

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP I have known mr Page from the time we were boys & classmates together, & love him as a brother. but I...

America started out a Christian Nation

American Minute with Bill Federer The longest serving member of the United States Congress was Senate Majority Leader Robert Byrd from West Virginia, who was...

The Gettysburg Address – a reminder?

American Minute with Bill Federer NOVEMBER 19, 1863, Abraham Lincoln delivered his Gettysburg Address where 50,000 soldiers were killed or wounded in a 3 day...

Terrorism – a cold winter refugee crisis

BY PAUL DRIESSEN and JOE D'ALEO ~A brutal cold spell could kill refugees. Paris COP21 delegates need to discuss this climate issue~ Even after the latest...