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The Louisiana Purchase – April 30, 1803

American Minute with Bill Federer Spain claimed most of the Americas from its native inhabitants by virtue of first discovery. Conquistadors who explored North America include: Ponce...

The Oceans, God and Science…

American Minute with Bill Federer "Damn the torpedoes! Full speed ahead!" yelled Admiral David Glasgow Farragut, who had lashed himself atop the mainsail to see...

This is very practical help we can give.

Thomas Jefferson Leadership These people are becoming very sensible of the baneful effects produced on their morals, their health & existence by the abuse of...

The Prayer of Enos for Our Time

BY T.F. STERN Our studies in Sunday School took us through the Book of Enos this past week.  It’s only a page long; but holds...

James Monroe born APRIL 28, 1758

American Minute with Bill Federer Leading the charge at the Battle of Trenton, a musket ball struck his shoulder, hitting an artery. He recovered and continued...

Ulysses S. Grant born APRIL 27, 1822

American Minute with Bill Federer   Born APRIL 27, 1822, into a Methodist family in Ohio, he was nominated at age 17 for a position at...

I have had it with you!

Thomas Jefferson Leadership Having daily to read voluminous letters & documents for the dispatch of the public affairs, your letters have consumed a portion of...

“Establishment” of religion?

American Minute with Bill Federer Ten years before William Shakespeare died, the Colony of Virginia was named for the "Virgin Queen" Elizabeth. Virginia's First Charter stated,...

Support, Patriotism and Reality

BY T.F. STERN Since the end of WWII America has been on many battlefields; but, regrettably has not made a serious attempt to force our...

A history of Senate Chaplains

American Minute with Bill Federer U.S. Senate Chaplain Barry C. Black was elected in 2003. Posted on the official U.S. Senate website is: "Chaplain's Office - Throughout...

Smelling blood in the political water

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Having destroyed US coal industry, Democrats and eco allies are now attacking all fossil fuels~ The great white environmentalist sharks smell blood in...

The Library of Congress

American Minute with Bill Federer   The LIBRARY OF CONGRESS is the largest library in the world with over 118 million items on more than 500...

William Shakespeare died, APRIL 23, 1616

American Minute with Bill Federer Miguel de Cervantes fought the Muslim Ottoman Turks at the Battle of Lepanto in 1571. In 1575, he was captured by...

The Oklahoma Land Rush

American Minute with Bill Federer   Gold had been discovered in Georgia in 1828, resulting in a Democrat-controlled Congress rushing through the Indian Removal Act, which...

You would think I cut ALL their throats!

Thomas Jefferson Leadership It is rare I can indulge myself in the luxury of philosophy. your letters give me a few of those delicious moments...

Samuel Langhorne Clemens aka Mark Twain

American Minute with Bill Federer "Mark Twain," a river measurement meaning 12-feet-deep, was the pen name of Samuel Langhorne Clemens. Growing up on the Mississippi, Clemens...

David Brainerd born APRIL 20, 1718

American Minute with Bill Federer   Born in Haddam, Connecticut, APRIL 20, 1718, his parents died while he was a young teenager. He attempted farming, but on...

Please judge by results, not by lack of response

Thomas Jefferson Leadership ... although it is all important for public as well as personal considerations, that I should recieve information of every interesting occurrence,...

APRIL 19th – “Patriots’ Day”

American Minute with Bill Federer The sun never set on the British Empire. It was the largest empire in world history. Out of nearly 200 countries...

Deep-sixing another useful climate myth

By David R. Legates ~The vaunted “97% consensus” on dangerous manmade global warming is just more malarkey~ By now, virtually everyone has heard that “97% of scientists...