Columbus' voyage: Based on what info was available

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_4610372" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Christopher Columbus[/caption] Columbus was looking for a sea route to India and China because 40 years earlier Muslim Turks conquered Constantinople in 1453, cutting more…

Have you ever wondered how tyrants arise?

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2516655" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Plato[/caption] 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 more…

Teacher tied to Kavanaugh death threat quits

by -NO AUTHOR- -- A Minnesota school teacher who posted a tweet urging someone to kill new Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh has resigned. WND reported on Tuesday the special-education teacher from more…

Man arrested for rape of girl on way to school

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOX5DC) -- WOODBRIDGE, Va. -- Prince William County police have arrested a man suspected of abducting and sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl who was walking to school along more…

Study: 1 'sex talk' for teens not enough

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (STUDYFINDS) -- PROVO, Utah — It’s the conversation many parents dread having with their kids, but still an essential life lesson nonetheless. “The talk,” of course, is a 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…