Archive | Bill Federer

Tyranny, like Hell, is not easily Conquered

Guest essay by Bill Federer “Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph” —”The American Crisis,” December, 1776. “The American Crisis” was written anonymously by Thomas Paine, an aide-de-camp to American General Nathanael Greene. It was immediately published in […]

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September 11—Muslim attacks at Malta, Vienna, Zenta, and WTC

Guest essay by Bill Federer In 1565, Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent dominated the Mediterranean, with intentions of not only invading Sicily, Sardinia, Majorca, and southern Spain, but Rome itself. The only thing standing in his way was the small rocky Island of Malta just south of Sicily, defended by the Knights of Malta. In March […]

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Warnings of “a More Formal & Permanent Despotism” – G. Washington

Guest Essay by Bill Federer “….Disorders…incline…men to seek security…in the absolute power of an Individual…on the ruins of Public Liberty” Thomas Jefferson wrote to Mr. Hammond in 1821: “The germ of dissolution of our federal government is in…the federal judiciary; “an irresponsible body…working like gravity by night and by day, gaining a little today and […]

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Acknowledging Almighty God for Constitutions of Government

Guest essay by Bill Federer “Acknowledging… ALMIGHTY GOD… for… CONSTITUTIONS OF GOVERNMENT… to promote the…PRACTICE OF TRUE RELIGION AND VIRTUE…”—Washington One week after the First Amendment was approved by the U.S. Congress, President George Washington issued the First National Day of Thanksgiving and Prayer to Almighty God on OCTOBER 3, 1789. From the U.S. Capitol […]

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‘Bombs Bursting in Air’—Star Spangled Banner 200th Anniversary

Guest essay by William J. Federer On SEPTEMBER 13, 1814, just weeks after they burned the U.S. Capitol, the British attacked Baltimore, Maryland-the third largest city in America. On their way, they caught an elderly physician of Upper Marlboro, Dr. William Beanes. The town feared Dr. Beanes would be hanged so they asked attorney Francis […]

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Christopher Columbus—from the American Minute

Guest essay by William J. Federer Christopher Columbus was looking for a SEA route to India and China because 40 years earlier in 1453, Muslim Turks conquered Constantinople cutting off the LAND routes. A biography of Columbus was written by Washington Irving in 1828, filled with imaginative dialogue, such as Europeans arguing that the Earth […]

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Ronald Reagan on America the Beautiful

by William FedererPresident Ronald Reagan upon a meeting with South Korean President Chun Doo Hwan, November 14, 1983 declared: “At the worship service Sunday morning with our soildiers…less than a mile from one of the most tyrannical regimes on Earth..a choir of little girls..all orphans.. closing the service, sing ‘America, the Beautiful’ in our language, […]

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Christopher Columbus

Excerpted from America’s God and Country: Encylopedia of Quotationsedited by William Federer Christopher Columbus (1451-1506), after seven years of trying to convince the monarchs of Europe to finance his expedition, won the support of Queen Isabella of Castille and King Ferdinand Aragon. Columbus set sail on August 3, 1492, and after the longest voyage ever […]

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Quran vs. Constitution: Why they’re incompatible

by William J. Federer President Barack Obama stated in Cairo, Egypt, June 4, 2009: “When the first Muslim American was recently elected to Congress, he took the oath to defend our Constitution using the … Holy Quran.”The dilemma is: How can one swear to defend something upon a book that promotes the opposite? The First […]

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When our leaders used to call us to prayer and fasting

by William J. Federer To punish Massachusetts for the Tea Party, King George III decided to destroy its economy by blockading Boston’s harbor on June 1, 1774. Thomas Jefferson drafted a Resolution for a “Day of Fasting, Humiliation and Prayer” to be observed the same day. It was introduced in the Virginia House of Burgesses […]

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Fort Hood & Separation of Mosque and State

by William J. Federer Everyone has heard of “Separation of Church & State,” but what about “Separation of Mosque & State”? Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan yelled “Allahu Akhbar,” Arabic for “Allah is great,” before killing 13 and wounding 31 at Fort Hood, Texas. He had praised Muslim suicide bombers on the Internet; refused, in the […]

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