Mother’s Day: “All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother!” – Lincoln 

American Minute with Bill Federer . After the Civil War, abolitionist Julia Ward Howe, writer of “The Battle Hymn of the Republic, led a Mother’s Day for Peace in New York on June 2, 1872, to promote peace, national healing, and reconciliation. She composed a proclamation to “appeal to womanhood throughout the world”… READ MORE > > >

Obama’s Warning About Disinformation Again

One of the things we strive for here at FSM is to always ensure to post accurate and true articles. Disinformation, intentional or not breeds strife and murmuring (indignation and fault-finding). That is why it is so important for everyone to be a Berean and check out all things (articles, news stories, and especially stuff … More Obama’s Warning About Disinformation Again

Tulsi Gabbard brings a sledgehammer to Mitt Romney and Keith Olbermann

Good read, Tulsi Gabbard reminds me of old-time politicians from the Democratic party like Paul Tsongas (MA) or David Bowen (MS) both were easy to talk to and willing to listen to what you a conservative had to say. Tulsi Gabbard is a former Democrat party member of the House of Representatives, a former presidential … More Tulsi Gabbard brings a sledgehammer to Mitt Romney and Keith Olbermann

Income Tax…

American Minute with Bill Federer Income Tax: Civil War Emergency, made permanent by Woodrow Wilson, expanded by FDR Originally, the U.S. Constitution prohibited a direct Federal Income Tax on American citizens (Article I, Section 9): “No capitation or other direct tax shall be laid, unless in proportion to the census or enumeration herein before directed … More Income Tax…

Lamb of God sacrificed on Passover

American Minute with Bill Federer Lamb of God sacrificed on Passover — Resurrected on Feast of First Fruits – “I know that my Redeemer liveth” In his Easter Address, April 2, 1983, President Ronald Reagan stated: “This week Jewish families and friends have been celebrating Passover … Its observance reminds all of us that the struggle for freedom and the battle against … More Lamb of God sacrificed on Passover

The Continuing Importance of Thomas Sowell

The following is adapted from a speech delivered at a Hillsdale College National Leadership Seminar on February 24, 2022, in Naples, Florida. WHEN I was researching my biography of economist Thomas Sowell, I kept coming across Sowell’s own descriptions of scholars he admired, and I was often struck by how well those descriptions applied to Sowell … More The Continuing Importance of Thomas Sowell

Who invented Basketball? History of YMCA, YWCA, International Red Cross & more

American Minute with Bill Federer The founder of the YMCA was George Williams was born in 1821 on an English farm in Dulverton, Someset. Baptized into the Church of England, he described himself growing up to be “a careless, thoughtless, godless, swearing young fellow.” As a result, his family sent him away to apprentice at a draper’s shop in Bridgwater. In … More Who invented Basketball? History of YMCA, YWCA, International Red Cross & more