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Providential Destiny and Duty or Not? — Steve Farrell

THEY WERE BELIEVERS WITH STEVE FARRELL Did the establishment of the United States, this ‘light on the hill’ republic, come about by mere chance or...

Erasing Thomas Jefferson: Ignorance of Historical Context

BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON Recently, I wrote an article about the removal of Kate Smith’s recording of “God Bless America” from two famous American sports venues on...

John Adams and Thomas Jefferson died JULY 4, 1826

American Minute with Bill Federer Both served in the Continental Congress and both signed the Declaration of Independence. Both served as U.S. Ministers in France. One was...

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...

Thomas Jefferson born APRIL 13, 1743

American Minute with Bill Federer Thomas Jefferson was born APRIL 13, 1743. He drafted the Declaration of Independence, 1776; was Governor of Virginia, 1779-1781; and founded...

Religious Liberty and the Constitution

American Minute with Bill Federer An early Baptist dissenter who died in London's Newgate Prison was Thomas Helwys, who wrote in 1612: "The King is a...

A Block of Cheese and the 1st Amendment

American Minute with Bill Federer On JANUARY 1, 1802, the people of Cheshire, Massachusetts, sent a giant block of cheese to President Thomas Jefferson, being...

Philosophy and the Good Life

BY MORTIMER J. ADLER, PH.D . Though the considerations with which l begin may appear abstract and theoretical, I think you will see that the...

We said we would do it, and we kept our word!

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP the session of the first congress, convened since republicanism has recovered it’s ascendancy , is now drawing to a close. they will...

America’s Hand and Voice

American Minute with Bill Federer Both served in the Continental Congress and both signed the Declaration of Independence. Both served as U.S. Ministers in France. One was...

Thomas Jefferson born APR 13, 1743

American Minute with Bill Federer Thomas Jefferson was born APRIL 13, 1743. He drafted the Declaration of Independence, 1776; was Governor of Virginia, 1779-1781; and founded...

The chickens WILL come home to roost.

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP It is with real mortification that, instead of a remittance … now due, I am obliged to send you this letter. …...

We gotta help this kid!

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP The bearer hereof, mr Smith, is the son of Gen. Smith of Baltimore … who wishes to qualify himself to be useful...

I Insist That You Not Write About Me!

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP The enquiries in your printed letter of Aug. 1808. would lead to the writing the history of my whole life, than which...

Why are Virginians giants and New Englanders but Pygmies?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP Your letter of March 25th has been a cordial to me, and the more consoling as it was brought by your Grandsons...

Religious Freedom in America

American Minute with Bill Federer On JANUARY 1, 1802, the people of Cheshire, Massachusetts, sent a giant block of cheese to President Thomas Jefferson, being...

Adams and Jefferson – two old white guys

American Minute with Bill Federer Both served in the Continental Congress and both signed the Declaration of Independence. Both served as U.S. Ministers in France. One was...

How do you change people’s minds?

Thomas Jefferson Leadership ... some are of opinion that attempts at conciliation are useless. this is true only as to distinguished leaders who had...

We need divine help, too

Thomas Jefferson Leadership ... I shall need too the favour of that being in whose hands we are: who led our fathers, as Israel of...

Religion is none of our business.

Thomas Jefferson Leadership In matters of Religion, I have considered that it’s free exercise is placed by the constitution independant of the powers of the...

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