Have you ever wondered how tyrants arise?

by Bill Federer -- Plato was a Greek philosopher who lived in the city-state of Athens. In 380 B.C., Plato wrote "The Republic," where he described in Books 8 and 9: "States more…

Columbus: A case of misplaced blame

by Bill Federer -- A case of misplaced blame All those blaming Columbus for sailing west must turn one chapter back in the history books to find that it was actually Islamic more…

What being lost at sea can do to people

by Bill Federer -- He began his career as an auto racer, gaining international fame by competing in the Indianapolis 500 four times, earning the nickname "Fast Eddie." When World War I more…

There's a reason soldiers receive Bibles

by Bill Federer -- During World War I, the thousands of American soldiers heading to France and Belgium were given pocket Bibles with the forward written by President Woodrow Wilson in 1917: more…