Defending the Judeo-Christian Ethic, Limited Government, & the American Constitution
Saturday November 22nd 2014

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S.E.M., Vol. 1, No. 6


The President's Duty to Faithfully Execute the Law. According to Art. II, Sect. 3 of the Constitution, what is the President's duty? According to Lincoln, what does a man trample on, when he tramples on the law? According to Rep. Goodlatte, what is the value of strictly observing even bad laws until they are repealed? In a republic, why else, in your opinion, is obedience to laws put in place according to the process outlined in the Constitution, regardless of our personal opinions, important, if not vital?

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John Adams – first U.S. President in the White House

John Adams – first U.S. President in the White House

American Minute with Bill Federer On NOVEMBER 1, 1800, John Adams became the first U.S. President to move into the White House. The following day he wrote a letter to his wife, Abigail, in which he composed a beautiful prayer. A portion of John Adams' prayer was inscribed on the mantlepiece in the State Dining Room by President Franklin [...]

The N.Y. Stock Exchange Crashed October 29, 1929

The N.Y. Stock Exchange Crashed October 29, 1929

American Minute with Bill Federer October 29, 1929, the New York Stock Exchange crashed. Panic ensued as Wall Street sold 16,410,030 shares in a single day. Billions of dollars were lost and America plunged into the Great Depression. In a drive to aid private relief agencies, October 18, 1931, President Hoover said: "Time and again [...]

The Statue of Liberty dedicated October 28, 1886

The Statue of Liberty dedicated October 28, 1886

American Minute with Bill Federer The Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World was dedicated OCTOBER 28, 1886. The 450,000 lbs statue, standing 305 feet above the pedestal base, was gift from France. Built by Gustave Eiffel, builder of the Eiffel Tower, it was designed by Auguste Bartholdi, who wrote: "The statue was born for this [...]

Theodore Roosevelt born October 27, 1858

Theodore Roosevelt born October 27, 1858

American Minute with Bill Federer Theodore Roosevelt was born OCTOBER 27, 1858. His wife and mother died on Valentine's Day, 1884. Depressed, he left to ranch in the Dakotas. Returning to New York, he entered politics and rose to Assistant Secretary of the Navy. He resigned during the Spanish-American War, organized the first [...]

America is the last ‘dike’ holding back communism

America is the last ‘dike’ holding back communism

American Minute with Bill Federer OCTOBER 26, 1774, the Provincial Congress of Massachusetts reorganized their defenses with one-third of their regiments being "Minutemen," ready to fight at a minute's notice. These citizen soldiers drilled on the parade ground, many times led by a deacon or pastor, then went to church for exhortation and [...]

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