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…

30 days training required to have gun at home

by Bob Unruh -- The U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled that the need for the Second Amendment is "most acute" in the home, where "self, family and property" must be protected. But now more…