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The Gutenberg Bible

American Minute with Bill Federer Mankind began the invention of "writing" around 3300 BC. Western Civilization wrote on papyrus reeds from the Nile Delta, palm leaves,...

Oliver Hazard Perry died AUGUST 23, 1819

American Minute with Bill Federer Among the U.S. Navy and Marine heroes confronting Tripoli's Muslim Barbary pirates was Captain James Lawrence. In 1804, Captain Lawrence was...

On this day – AUGUST 22…

American Minute with Bill Federer On AUGUST 22, 1935, President Franklin D. Roosevelt greeted by Telephone the Bi-Centennial Celebration of Sainte Genevieve, Missouri: "The history of...

James Wilson died AUGUST 21, 1798

American Minute with Bill Federer He was one of six founding fathers to sign both the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. President Washington appointed him...

Francis Asbury born AUGUST 20, 1745

American Minute with Bill Federer 300,000 miles on horseback, from the Atlantic to the Appalachians, from Maine to the Gulf of Mexico, for 45 years,...

Politics and Morals

American Minute with Bill Federer "Oh what a tangled web we weave, When first we practice to deceive!" wrote Sir Walter Scott in his poem...

CA School Backs Down, Allows Child to Share Bible Verses

RELIGIOUS LIBERTY, LIBERTY COUNSEL PALMDALE, CA – Just in time for back to school, the Palmdale School District has backed away from censoring a first grader’s constitutional rights...

Judge Learned Hand died AUGUST 18, 1961

American Minute with Bill Federer "A conservative among liberals, and a liberal among conservatives," he was not consistently conservative enough for Republican President Warren G. Harding...

American Soldiers and Religion

American Minute with Bill Federer After having the Declaration of Independence read to his troops, General George Washington issued the order, July 9, 1776: "Commanding officers...

Israel's Legitimacy as Jewish State Under Legal Assault in US Courts

ACLJ joins legal defense BY JAY SEKULOW We have just taken on the most significant U.S. federal court case in defense of Israel’s legitimacy as a...

Israel’s Legitimacy as Jewish State Under Legal Assault in US Courts

ACLJ joins legal defense BY JAY SEKULOW We have just taken on the most significant U.S. federal court case in defense of Israel’s legitimacy as a...

Kentucky's Common Core Standard

EDUCATION REPORTER, EAGLE FORUM The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the largest private foundation in the world and the chief private funder of Common Core...

Kentucky’s Common Core Standard

EDUCATION REPORTER, EAGLE FORUM The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the largest private foundation in the world and the chief private funder of Common Core...

Charles Finney died AUGUST 16, 1875

American Minute with Bill Federer Sir William Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England, published 1765-1769 by Oxford's Clarendon Press, had an immense influence on...

Olympic-sized climate propaganda

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~It was wrong to interrupt Rio’s delightful opening ceremonies with deceitful agitprop  ~ XXXI Olympiad competitors are joyfully showcasing their skills and sportsmanship,...

Napoleon was born AUGUST 15, 1769

American Minute with Bill Federer After the French Revolution, a slave revolt resulted in France's loss of Haiti (Saint-Domingue), one of the world's main producers...

America…God shed His grace on thee

American Minute with Bill Federer "O Beautiful, For Spacious Skies, For Amber Waves of Grain..." Almost chosen as the National Anthem in 1926, "America the Beautiful"...

Equal Access Act – AUGUST 11, 1984

American Minute with Bill Federer In an attempted to warn the nation, the Democrat Congressman from Florida, Albert S. Herlong, Jr., read into the U.S...

Judicial Watch, AEF, File Brief Supporting Election Integrity

LIBERTY ALERTS, JUDICIAL WATCH (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it joined with the Allied Educational Foundation (AEF) in filing an amici curiae...

Liberty Counsel in Court to Defend Religious Liberty of North Carolina Magistrates

LIBERTY ALERTS, LIBERTY COUNSEL ASHEVILLE, NC – Today Liberty Counsel argues in court that state magistrates should be permitted to intervene to defend their religious...