Today's American Minute

First Chief Justice - John Jay: His Faith & Judicial Philosophy - American Minute with Bill Federer

First Chief Justice - John Jay: His Faith & Judicial Philosophy - American Minute with Bill Federer

Jay wrote in 1777:

"The Americans are the first people whom Heaven has favored with an opportunity of ... choosing the forms of government under which they should live.

All other constitutions have derived their existence from violence or accidental circumstances ...

Your lives, your liberties, your property, will be at the disposal only of your Creator and yourselves.

... You will know no power but such as you will create; no authority unless derived from your grant; no laws but such as acquire all their obligation from your consent."

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Socialism Warning: "A government big enough to GIVE YOU EVERYTHING YOU WANT is a government big enough to TAKE FROM YOU EVERYTHING YOU HAVE"-President Ford - American Minute with Bill Federer

Socialism Warning: "A government big enough to GIVE YOU EVERYTHING YOU WANT is a government big enough to TAKE FROM YOU EVERYTHING YOU HAVE"-President Ford - American Minute with Bill Federer

President Ford addressed the Annual Dinner Meeting of the Bay Area Council in San Francisco, CA, April 4, 1975:
"Over the 25 years that I had the privilege of serving in the House of Representatives ... well-motivated Members of the House of Representatives would get up and argue effectively and convincingly and certainly in the highest motivation for this social program or that social program.
Pretty soon, we started to have this proliferation, and believe me, it has proliferated ...
I recall most vividly sitting there on many occasions and thinking to myself, don't they realize that a government big enough to give us everything we want is a government big enough to take from us everything we have?"

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Sam Houston & the Republic of TEXAS - American Minute with Bill Federer

Sam Houston & the Republic of TEXAS - American Minute with Bill Federer

An arrow struck Sam Houston near his upper thigh. He had the arrow removed, was bandaged, then returned to the fight.
He was struck again with bullets in his shoulder and arm, but kept fighting.

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Star Chamber Persecutions, Pilgrims Fleeing to Holland, then New England- American Minute with Bill Federer

Star Chamber Persecutions, Pilgrims Fleeing to Holland, then New England- American Minute with Bill Federer

Britain's William Laud sent spies to listen to pastors' sermon to see if they said anything against the King's ordinances.

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Battle of King's Mountain to the Victory at Yorktown & the End of the Revolutionary War - American Minute with Bill Federer

Battle of King's Mountain to the Victory at Yorktown & the End of the Revolutionary War - American Minute with Bill Federer

Theodore Roosevelt wrote of the Battle of Kings Mountain: "This brilliant victory marked the turning point of the American Revolution."

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