Browsing All posts tagged under »William Federer (American Minute)«

The First Formal “Father’s Day”

June 19, 2022 by


By William J Federer from his American Minute Archive The first formal “Father’s Day” was celebrated JUNE 19, 1910. It began in Spokane, Washington, when a woman named Sonora Louise Smart Dodd heard a Mother’s Day sermon at church. She wanted to honor her father, who raised six children by himself after his wife died. […]

Cold War, Socialism, and the Foreign Policy of Eisenhower and John Foster Dulles

March 4, 2022 by


  William Federer  ~ Forty-five countries fell to socialism and communism during the Cold War, often with brutal purges. “There is only one defense — a defense compounded of eternal vigilance, sound policies, and high courage.” —John Foster Dulles, Secretary of State during the Cold War, to the Overseas Press Club in New York, March […]

George Washington’s Birthday

February 21, 2022 by


WILLIAM FEDERER  ~   FEBRUARY 21, 2022 “I often say of George Washington that he was one of the few men in the whole history of the worlds who was not carried away by power.” Presidents’ Day is actually Washington’s birthday, recognized by an Act of Congress for government offices in Washington, D.C., in 1879, and […]

Pilgrims + Much, Much More!

December 1, 2019 by


Plus Socialism vs Free Enterprise + “Deconstruction” +  Muslim Slavers + History that they Don’t Teach in Schools.  ~    A very worthwhile read for the whole family!  ~ William Federer ~      On NOVEMBER 21, 1620 (NS), the Pilgrims signed the Mayflower Compact and began their Plymouth Colony. Of the 102 Pilgrims, only 47 […]

The Real Truth About Thanksgiving!

November 28, 2019 by


Read this factual, in depth, article on the Thanksgivings that started before America was founded and up to the present day. “National” Days of Thanksgiving From American Minute with Bill Federer.–Days-of-Thanksgiving.html?soid=1108762609255&aid=0cTZVhdfA4c Let me know what you think; your honest opinion, please. Thank you very much! —ed  

It Is Legal to Pray in School (Voluntarily!)

August 19, 2019 by


William Federer  ~      Mandatory versus voluntary. Though court cases have sought to limit “mandatory” school-sponsored prayer, students continue to have the right to “voluntarily” pray! Brad Dacus, President of Pacific Justice Institute, stated ( “In every case defending students’ rights to pray, the students have prevailed, even teachers have the right to pray […]

In-Depth Look at Civil Rights & Politics of Race: It’s Not Black and White

July 30, 2019 by


William Federer  ~     In 1857, the Supreme Court, with 7 of the 9 Justices being Democrat, decided that Dred Scott was not a citizen, but property. Chief Justice Roger Taney was appointed by the first Democrat President, Andrew Jackson. Taney wrote in his Dred Scott decision that slaves were: “so far inferior … that the […]