Conservative vs. Liberal Judges – Understanding the Difference as Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings Begin

The two major competing philosophies currently in use are the originalism/textualism viewpoint, whose most well-known proponent was Justice Antonin Scalia, and the “living Constitution” approach, which has evolved over the years. The Senate confirmation hearings for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s nomination to replace retiring Supreme Court justice Stephen Breyer started on March 21st and will last several days. After that, her … More Conservative vs. Liberal Judges – Understanding the Difference as Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings Begin

Montesquieu’s 3 Types of Governments

American Minute with Bill Federer Montesquieu’s 3 Types of Governments: Republics; Monarchs; and Despots who rule by Mandates & Executive Orders “Society … must repose on principles that do not change” — wrote Montesquieu, The Spirit of the Laws, 1748, Book 24. Montesquieu was a French political philosopher whose books were read by Catherine the Great of Russia, praised … More Montesquieu’s 3 Types of Governments

Why Study History?

Is it important to study history? Why do we need to know what’s come before us? Isn’t it just enough to “live in the moment?” Renowned historian Victor Davis Hanson explores these important questions… WATCH NOW > > >

What if What We Saw at the Capitol Is Us? 

** The following is a review of some of the top stories of 2021** In the introduction to his book The Content Trap, author Bharat Anand asks readers to consider what caused The Yellowstone Fires of 1988, which lasted for months and destroyed over 1.3 million acres of the world’s oldest, and one of our nation’s most treasured, … More What if What We Saw at the Capitol Is Us? 

Flashback: The Truth About Columbus

“Columbus strictly told the crew not to do things like maraud, or rape, and instead to treat the native people with respect,” says historian Carol Delaney… SOURCE: Flashback: The Truth About Columbus Podcast: The Legacy of Columbus Why Columbus Day is Worth Defending On Indigenous Peoples’ Day Remember the Indigenous Europeans That Were Conquered and … More Flashback: The Truth About Columbus

The Unique and Crucial Calling to Grandparents

I am a grandparent 12 Grandchildren and 5 Great-grandchildren I hate top admit I have not always done the best job at being that example, but as this article points out we are essential in our offspring’s faith development. Grandparents are among the most recent group of people to be labeled “toxic” in our culture. … More The Unique and Crucial Calling to Grandparents