Archive | Bill Federer

Pilgrim New England: Beginnings of American Self-Government

Guest essay by Bill Federer  SEPTEMBER 16, 1620, according to the Gregorian Calendar, 102 passengers set sail on the Pilgrims’ ship, Mayflower, with the blessings of their separatist pastor, John Robinson.  Their 66-day journey of 2,750 miles encountered storms so rough the beam supporting the main mast beam cracked and was propped back in place […]

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Power Concentrating: Warnings of Federal Deep-State Despotism

Guest essay by Bill Federer  Yale President Ezra Stiles stated in 1783:  Most states of all ages … have been founded in rapacity, usurpation and injustice…. The Nimrods … (were) the first invading tyrants of the ancient ages … The spirit of conquest had changed the first governments … All succeeding ones have in general proved one […]

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Why Columbus Sailed West

Guest essay by Bill Federer Was Islam responsible for Columbus seeking a sea route to India & China? “There are but 155 years left at which time…the world will come to an end,” wrote Christopher Columbus in his book Libro de Las Profecias, composed in 1502 between his 3rd and 4th voyages.” Columbus continued: “The […]

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Happy with Government Care? Look at the American Indian

Guest essay by Bill Federer The Pulitzer Prize winning book Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies, written by Jared Diamond (1997), documented that throughout human history hunter-gathering peoples were always subdued by civilizations which had mastered domestication of grains and animals—from Mesopotamia to Indonesia, to Africa, to the Pacific Islands, to the […]

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You Americans are so Gullible

Guest essay by William Federer “You Americans are so gullible…You won’t accept Communism outright, but we’ll keep feeding you small doses”—Khrushschev, 1959 In an attempt to warn the nation, the Democrat Congressman from Florida, Albert S. Herlong, Jr., read into the U.S. Congressional Record, January 10, 1963, the list of Communist goals for America (Vol […]

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France’s Reign of Terror

Guest essay by Bill Federer France’s King Louis XVI sent his navy and troops to help America gain independence from Britain, for which France gained very little in return, except enormous debt. On the verge of financial collapse, France experienced a famine in 1788. The people blamed the King. Anti-monarchists referred to Queen Marie Antoinette […]

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Flag Day 2017

Guest essay by Bill Federer Thirteen Stars and Thirteen Stripes. On June 14, 1777, the Second Continental Congress selected the Flag of the United States. In 1916, President Woodrow Wilson designated JUNE 14 as “National Flag Day.” “I…call your attention to the approach of the anniversary of the day upon which the Flag of the […]

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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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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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God Acknowledged in Inaugurals of Past Presidents

Guest essay by Bill Federer The date of Presidential Inaugurations was moved from March 4th to January 20th with the 20th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, ratified in 1933. The 32nd President Franklin Roosevelt, mentioned in his INAUGURAL, January 20, 1945: “Almighty God has blessed our land.” The 33rd President Harry S Truman, stated in […]

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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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