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The Supreme Court & Judicial Activism: Why Justices should NOT Usurp Power & Make Laws - American Minute with Bill Federer

The Supreme Court & Judicial Activism: Why Justices should NOT Usurp Power & Make Laws - American Minute with Bill Federer

Thomas Jefferson wrote to William Jarvis, September 28, 1820:

"You seem ... to consider the judges as the ultimate arbiters of all constitutional questions; a very dangerous doctrine indeed, and one which would place us under the DESPOTISM of an oligarchy."

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Supreme Court - America a "Christian Nation" - Bill Federer

Supreme Court - America a "Christian Nation" - Bill Federer

"These, and many other matters which might be noticed, add a volume of unofficial declarations to the mass of organic utterances that this is a Christian nation ..."-U.S. Supreme Court, 1891 ...

President Harry S Truman wrote August 28, 1947: "This is a Christian Nation. More than a half century ago that declaration was written into the decrees of the highest court in this land."

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How Democracies & Republics Rise & Fall: A Crash Course on Plato's Republic

How Democracies & Republics Rise & Fall: A Crash Course on Plato's Republic

The Republic is written by Plato as a collection of conversations made by his teacher, Socrates. It gives insights into human behavior which is amazingly applicable to today. Plato described government going through FIVE STAGES: "The constitutions of states are five." The FIVE STAGES are: "We count as one Royal and Aristocratical ..."followed by- Timocratical,- Oligarchical,- Democratical,- Tyrannical.

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Miscalculation of Global Proportions led Columbus to attempt Voyage - Bill Federer

Miscalculation of Global Proportions led Columbus to attempt Voyage - Bill Federer

Columbus corresponded with Florentine physician Paolo dal Pozzo Toscanelli, who suggested China was just 5,000 miles west of Portugal.

Based on this, Columbus estimated that Japan, or as Marco Polo called it "Cipangu," was only 3,000 Roman miles west of the Canary Islands, rather than the actual 12,200 miles.

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Marco Polo's trip East & the Real Reason Columbus sailed West - Bill Federer

Marco Polo's trip East & the Real Reason Columbus sailed West

Marco Polo's trip East & the Real Reason Columbus sailed West - 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 jihad disrupting the land routes from Europe to India and China that resulted in Columbus looking for a sea route.

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