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Powers of Congress – Internal Improvements, by Joseph Story

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Volume 3, Chapter 26,  POWERS OF CONGRESS - INTERNAL IMPROVEMENTS § 1267....

John Quincy Adams: Champion Against Slavery, Lifetime of Public Service, Guided by the Bible

American Minute with Bill Federer On FEBRUARY 21, 1848, "Old Man Eloquent" John Quincy Adams suffered a stroke at his desk in the House chamber. He...

Aufheben der Kultur – Cancel Culture- Part 2 The Coming of the Second Prehistoric...

BY KATHLEEN MARQUARDT (Editor's note: Originally published by American Policy Center Oct 28, 2020) In my previous article, Aufheben der Kultur/Cancel Culture, was this paragraph: Why do Western...

Ronald Reagan at 110: Twenty of His Best Quotes on Freedom, Government, and America

BY LAWRENCE W. REED Saturday marks the 110th anniversary of the birth of America’s 40th president, Ronald Wilson Reagan, in Tampico, Illinois in 1911. Now...

William Prescott: Revolutionary War Hero’s Admonition to ‘Stand Fast’

American Minute with Bill Federer William Prescott was born FEBRUARY 20, 1726. At age 32, he married his wife Abigail, and they moved to Pepperell, Massachusetts. William...

Incidental Powers – National Bank, by Joseph Story

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Volume 3, Chapter 25,  INCIDENTAL POWERS - NATIONAL BANK § 1254. ONE...

The Billy Sunday Story

American Minute with Bill Federer A baseball star, Billy Sunday played for the Chicago White Stockings in the 1880's and later the Philadelphia Phillies. Born during...

Powers of Congress – Incidental, by Joseph Story

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Volume 3, Chapter 24, POWERS OF CONGRESS - INCIDENTAL § 1231. THE...

First President’s Day: George Washington’s Birthday

American Minute with Bill Federer Presidents' Day is actually Washington's birthday, recognized by an Act of Congress for government offices in Washington, D.C., in 1879,...

C.S. Lewis: Political and Cultural Conservative

A Politics for a Fallen Humanity BY PHILIP VANDER ELST Any consideration of C.S. Lewis’s writings on politics and culture must begin by stressing that he...

Darwin Day vs. Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday: Same Day, Opposite Effects

American Minute with Bill Federer Abraham Lincoln and Charles Darwin were born on the exact same day, FEBRUARY 12, 1809, but their lives had opposite...

The Harlem Hellfighters: The Incredible Story Behind the Most Decorated US Regiment in WWI

No matter what you think about America entering World War I, and no matter what color your skin, you can celebrate the heroic Harlem...

Circuit-riding Preacher Peter Cartwright vs. Circuit-riding Attorney Abe Lincoln vs. Judge Stephen Douglas

American Minute with Bill Federer Peter Cartwright (1785-1872) was ordained by the Methodist circuit-riding preachers Rev. Francis Asbury and Rev. William McKendree. He served as a...

Power Over Seat of Government and Other Ceded Places, by Joseph Story

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Volume 3, Chapter 23, POWER OVER SEAT OF GOVERNMENT AND OTHER...

Montesquieu: 3 Types of Government and What Makes Them Run

American Minute with Bill Federer Society ... must repose on principles that do not change" -- wrote Montesquieu, The Spirit of the Laws, 1748, Book...

Power Over the Militia, by Joseph Story

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Volume 3, Chapter 22,  POWER OVER THE MILITIA § 1194. THE next...

ACLJ Submits Critical Legal Analysis to U.S. Senate on Unconstitutional Impeachment Trial

JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ the Senate will begin the unconstitutional impeachment trial of a former President. There is nothing in the Constitution that provides for this,...

Shortest term, Longest Inaugural, Gravest Warning – 9th President William Harrison

American Minute with Bill Federer "Tippecanoe and Tyler too" was the campaign slogan of 9th President William Henry Harrison, born FEBRUARY 9, 1773. Harrison was an...

Power to Declare War and Make Captures, by Joseph Story

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Volume 3, Chapter 21,  THE POWER TO DECLARE WAR AND MAKE...

Adam Smith On Religious Liberty: Extended Quote from “The Wealth of Nations”

LIBERTY LETTERS WITH STEVE FARRELL When economists write or speak on Adam Smith the subject is nearly always in reference to his classic economic...