Exclusive: William J. Federer’s American Minute King Charles II gave him land in America in payment of a debt owed to his father. As he had been imprisoned in the Tower of London for being a Quaker, he invited persecuted Christians of Europe to join his colony of religious toleration. Soon Quakers, Mennonites, Pietists, Amish, […]
Exclusive: William J. Federer’s American Minute The 14th Amendment was adopted JULY 28, 1868, because southern States, though forced to end slavery by the 13th Amendment, did not grant citizenship to freed slaves. Black Codes were passed requiring freed slaves to be “apprenticed” to “employers” and punished any who left. Illinois Republican Congressman John Farnsworth […]
IS THE KYOTO PROTOCOL A FLAWED IDEAL? In one of the earlier posts (Kyoto 32) there was a comment made and the comment was a relatively simple one. “I hope Kyoto will not fail.” The actuality is that in all probabilities it already has failed, not because we have deliberately set out to make it […]
As I was working on my next political dissent article, deciding between an Obama hit-piece or encouraging citizen revolt, I was surprised to hear the sound of my front door crashing to the ground. We were informed 'we are suspected terrorists & they had a warrant to search our home for any potential terrorist supplies.'
Change did happen. The advent of the CD. Luckily, around that time I still had about 8 stylus, so that kept me going for a while. I would only occasionally buy a new album, and was very slow to get into the CD craze as I could still play the albums, and those original quality […]
As my tastes in music evolved, the guy who ran the record shop got to know me pretty well, and he would direct me to new stuff that he thought I would like. I gradually started up a fairly decent sort of library of albums. The second great album I got at those early stages, […]
Exclusive: William J. Federer’s American Minute On JULY 26, 1775, Benjamin Franklin became the first U.S. Postmaster General, a position he held prior to the Revolution under the British Crown. He established a volunteer fire department, a circulating public library, an insurance company, a city police force, a night watch and a militia. He set […]
Sometimes. If a man gets really lucky, he can have four great loves in his life, his Mother, his wife, a sport, and music. I’m one of those really lucky guys. I still have my Mother, and my good lady wife has been with me now for nigh on thirty years. The other two are […]
I am sorry that youre afflicted with what Charles Krauthammer calls “Bush Derangement Syndrome”. Please see my article on this malady. President Bush will be vindicated by history for liberating Iraq. If you want to know the reasons for invading Iraq, Ask the relatives of the men & women Hussein dropped alive (screaming) into plastic shredders....
Exclusive: William J. Federer’s American Minute Tennessee’s Constitutional Convention composed its State Constitution in 1796. The U.S. Congress accepted it and President George Washington signed the bill admitting Tennessee as the 16th State on June 1, 1796. The Tennessee Constitution, Article XI, Section III, stated: “All men have a natural and indefeasible right to worship […]
Sen. Robert Menendez of New Jersey has put a hold on the reauthorization of the E-Verify program. E-Verify allows employers to determine the legality of their potential new hire. Many anti-American worker congressmen have been trying to hold the bill up. You can help by sending a FREE Fax to your Congressman.
"A baby is God's opinion that the world should go on," wrote poet Carl Sandburg, who died JULY 22, 1967. A son of Swedish immigrants who worked on the railroad, Sandburg left school after 8th grade, borrowed his father's railroad pass & traveled as a hobo. He volunteered for military service, was sent ...
We made real progress in the war against hunting. It started with my offhand remark to a Bambi-killing Neanderthal that hunting would be a sport when the prey is also armed. Scooter overheard this & visited a friend who designs human prosthetics. He adapted a brain-triggered mechanism for Fluffy linked with a firearm, voila...
ToonLog: The arrest, in Serbia, of Radovan Karadzic, the Serb leader who has been in hiding since the late nineties. Today's golden Oldie is from March 22, 1999 when America (under Bill Clinton) signaled that it was ready to bomb Serbia. Two days later the bombing began. Here's the story from Wikipedia:...
Who's Luis Ramirez? The fugitive Luis Zavala, who is also known as Luis Eduardo Ramirez Zavala? Luis was arrested in 2006 for driving without a license (& insurance). Why wasn't ICE informed & then deport him? He might be alive today if they had. If deported in 2004 his beating victims wouldn't be hurt.
Roger Sherman was the only person to sign all four of America’s founding documents: the Articles of Association - 1774, Declaration of Independence - 1776, Articles of Confederation - 1777 & U.S. Constitution - 1787. At age 19, his father died & he supported his family as a shoe cobbler. He helped two younger brothers attend college & become clergymen...
The folks at JibJab, always hilarious and sometimes infuriating, offer us their somewhat Liberal view of the approaching Presidential election. Click on the above to view this video. Hat Tip to Conservative Pulse
THE BIG CAR SYNDROME. The current price of fuel has got me to thinking about not the fuel, but the cars themselves. Currently in the US, I believe that the price is around $4.00 and over per gallon. Here in Australia, we are currently paying around $1.55 to $1.70 per litre. Now The conversion is […]