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I Like Ike

BY GARY S. SMITH As other statues and monuments are being removed or criticized throughout our nation, a new $150 million memorial located near the...

Confessions of a Draft Dodger

BY EARL H. TILFORD, INSTITUTE FOR FAITH & FREEDOM Next month I turn 75. The ubiquitous “they” tell me I’m on a COVID-19 “endangered species”...

It Doesn’t Matter Who Did or Did Not Own Slaves

LLOYD MARCUS, THE UNHYPHENATED AMERICAN Ill-educated Black Lives Matter protesters are on a rampage tearing down monuments of American heroes they believe owned slaves or...

Thinking the Unthinkable—and Responding Wisely

BY EARL H. TILFORD, INSTITUTE FOR FAITH & FREEDOM In 1994, I was in my first year as director of research for the U.S. Army’s...

World War I: Middle East Oil, Lusitania, U.S. Entrance and Seargeant York

American Minute with Bill Federer "The Great War" began in 1914 between Germany and its allies, against England and France and their allies. Battles were fought...

Great Plague of London and Sir Isaac Newton

American Minute with Bill Federer In 1331,a plague originated in China, where millions died. It was spread by fleas in caravans traveling the Silk Road, and...

Saint Patrick — “found Ireland all heathen and left it all Christian”

American Minute with Bill Federer The Later Eastern Han Dynasty extended sections of the Great Wall of China along its Mongolian border around 220 AD. This...

Eerie Echoes of Influenza Epidemic

BY PAUL G. KENGOR Exhibit 1: Elizabeth Sovel Flinn. Born in 1891, she died about this time 100 years ago, age 29, a victim of...

The Providence Plantations

HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES BY GEORGE BANCROFT Volume 1, Part 1 Chapter 13 — The Providence Plantations WHILE the state was thus connecting by the closest...

Panama Canal – American Minute

American Minute with Bill Federer The Panama Canal was first proposed by Spain as early as 1534. It would save having to sail the long and...

It’s Black History Month, But Something Is Different This Time

BY ALLEN WEST February is the month when we remember and celebrate the accomplishments, achievements, and contributions of American Blacks to these United States of...

Edmund Burke on the French Revolution

American Minute with Bill Federer "All that is necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing" Edmund Burke is considered the most...

There Really Is A Santa Claus: The History of Saint Nicholas

American Minute with Bill Federer The origins of secret gift-giving and how Saint Nicholas became "Santa Claus!" St. Nicholas was the most renown saint in early...

Labour and the Gulag: the Labour Party’s record of support for Totalitarian Socialism

BY PHILIP VANDER ELST In 1910, Labour’s first leader, Keir Hardie, declared that “ memory is a consecrated treasure in the heart of millions of...

The Constitution of the Killing Fields

BY LAWRENCE W. REED The contents of a nation’s constitution, its most supreme law, ought to be composed with care and precision and implemented with...

Statue of Liberty & A Last Effort of Divine Providence

AMERICAN MINUTE WITH BILL FEDERER America ... a last effort of Divine Providence in behalf of the human race"- Ralph Waldo Emerson The Statue of Liberty...

Will Slavery End by Justice or Violence – Thomas Jefferson Leadership

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP the value of the slave is every day lessening; his burthen on his master dayly increasing. interest is therefore preparing the disposition...

The Un-American United Nations

BY STEVE FARRELL Author's introductory note: This essay was originally published in August of 1999 (and then updated in Sept. 2000 as an alert to...

A Time of Civility Needed Again

BY EARL H. TILFORD Tonight , President Donald Trump will visit Minneapolis. Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey stated, “While there is no legal mechanism to prevent...

The Truth About Columbus

JARRETT STEPMAN, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Is this the last time we can celebrate Columbus Day? A wave of cities have decided to remove the holiday from the...

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Preserving courtroom and verdict integrity

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Our civil justice system is as much at risk as the integrity of ballots, elections and democracy~ Big Media, Big Tech, Big Academia,...

With Locally-run Elections, a Handful of Big Dem Cities Now Control US

BY SELWYN DUKE Democrats have lamented how the Electoral College gives smaller states outsized influence over presidential elections. But consider what they’ve done via illegal...

Avoid the Appearance of Evil

BY T.F. STERN Call me ‘Old School’ if you wish; but certain principles of conduct from another era seem to have been lost along the...

Reacting to the Wrong Alarm

BY T.F. STERN Yesterday Lucy was preparing our evening meal, steak and baked potatoes.  We’d both put in a full day and this was to...