Persecution in Europe led to Settling of America, & How the Pilgrims almost sailed to Guyana, South America -American Minute with Bill Federer
Adam Smith wrote in The Wealth of Nations, 1776:
"The Spaniards, by virtue of the first discovery, claimed all America as their own, and ... such was ... the terror of their name, that the greater part of the other nations of Europe were afraid to establish themselves in any other part of that great continent ...
But ... the defeat ... of their Invincible Armada ... put it out of their power to obstruct any longer the settlements of the other European nations."
Veterans Day "In test & trial, we instinctively turn to God for courage"-Eisenhower - American Minute with Bill Federer
General Douglas MacArthur told West Point cadets, May 1962:
"The soldier, above all other men, is required to practice the greatest act of religious training - sacrifice.
In battle and in the face of danger and death, he discloses those Divine attributes which his Maker gave when He created man in His own image ..."
"A Republic must either reserve its Virtue or lose its Liberty" - Rev. John Witherspoon, Signer of Declaration of Independence - American Minute with Bill Federer
Calvin Coolidge stated: "In its main feature the Declaration of Independence is a great spiritual document ...
Equality, liberty, popular sovereignty, the rights of man - these are not elements which we can see and touch ... They have their source and their roots in the religious convictions ...
Unless the faith of the American in these religious convictions is to endure, the principles of our Declaration will perish. We cannot continue to enjoy the result if we neglect and abandon the cause ...
If anyone wishes to deny their truth ... the only direction in which he can proceed ... is ... backward toward the time when there was no equality, no rights of the individual, no rule of the people ..
Henry Cabot Lodge, Chairman of the Senate Foreign Committee, spoke against joining the League of Nation, August 12, 1919:
"The United States is the world's best hope ...
Beware how you trifle with your marvelous inheritance; this great land of ordered liberty.
For if we stumble and fall, freedom and CIVILIZATION everywhere will go down in ruin."
"Landslide Lyndon" Democrat Voter Fraud in a 1948 Senate race - & How U.S. entered Vietnam War - American Minute with Bill Federer
The New York Times published an article July 30, 1977, titled "Ex-Official Says He Stole 1948 Election for Johnson":
"The disclosure was made by Luis Salas, who was the election judge for Jim Well's County's Box 13, which produced just enough votes in the 1948 Texas Democratic primary runoff to give Mr. Johnson the party's nomination for the United States Senate ...
'Johnson did not win that election - it was stolen for him and I know exactly how it was done,' said Mr. Salas, now a lean, white-haired 76 year old