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George Washington Carver’s life, times and insights for the ages

George Washington Carver’s life, times and insights for the ages

By Bill Federer, January 5, 2017 George Washington Carver was born a slave during the Civil War, possibly in 1865, but there are no records. Within a few weeks, his father, who belonged to the next farm over, was killed in a log hauling accident. Shortly after the Civil War, bushwhackers from the Democrat South […]

God’s ‘ultimate example’ and special Christmas message: It’s all about giving

God’s ‘ultimate example’ and special Christmas message: It’s all about giving

Give, and it will be given to you. – Luke 6:38 Special to WorldTribune.com By Tim Hannigan, Fairfax Free Citizen Two thousand and sixteen years ago, God set the ultimate example to humankind: he gave his Son to be born unceremoniously in an animal stable, to walk the countryside teaching the golden rule to mortals, […]

A father’s open letter to teens charged with starting the Gatlinburg fire: ‘I sat in silence for a long time . . .’

A father’s open letter to teens charged with starting the Gatlinburg fire: ‘I sat in silence for a long time . . .’

Special to WorldTribune.com As WKRN reports: A man whose wife and two daughters were killed in the Gatlinburg fire late last month wrote an open letter to the two juveniles accused of starting the fire – forgiving them. Michael Reed’s wife Constance and daughters Chloe and Lily were identified as among the 14 people killed […]

Son of ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ hero: ‘This movie is really a love story’

Son of ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ hero: ‘This movie is really a love story’

Special to WorldTribune.com November 25, 2016 TACOMA, Wash. — Mel Gibson’s new film “Hacksaw Ridge” tells the story of a World War II soldier, Desmond Doss, who received the Medal of Honor for single-handedly rescuing 75 wounded soldiers. On an escarpment known as “Hacksaw Ridge” on Okinawa, Doss refused to find cover, plunged into the […]

On the record: Days of Thanksgiving since 1609

On the record: Days of Thanksgiving since 1609

Special to WorldTribune.com By Bill Federer, November 24, 2016 The Pilgrims fled England because of religious persecution and lived in Leiden, Holland from 1609 to 1620. Each October, Leiden, Holland, celebrated an annual day of thanksgiving for the end of the bloody pillaging, called “Spanish Furies” committed by Spain’s “Iron Duke” from 1572 to 1589. […]

How the deportation of God from the once-Christian West is working out

How the deportation of God from the once-Christian West is working out

Special to WorldTribune.com Dennis Prager There are many recent developments in the godless West. To name a few: — The Supreme Court of Italy last week ruled that public masturbation is legal (except in front of minors). — The New York City Council voted in May that public urination is not a criminal act. — […]

Sept. 11 Muslim attacks in history and Hillary Clinton’s agreements with the Organization of Islamic Cooperation

Sept. 11 Muslim attacks in history and Hillary Clinton’s agreements with the  Organization of Islamic Cooperation

Special to WorldTribune.com By AmericanMinute.com Sept. 11, 1565: Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent dominated the Mediterranean, with intentions of not only invading Sicily, Sardinia, Majorca, and southern Spain, but Rome itself. The only thing standing in his way was the small rocky Island of Malta just south of Sicily, defended by the Knights of Malta. In […]

Gen. George Washington’s miraculous retreat from Long Island: He ordered his troops to fast and pray

Gen. George Washington’s miraculous retreat from Long Island: He ordered his troops to fast and pray

King George III’s British army was forced to evacuate Boston. They headed to New York. General George Washington responded by moving American troops to New York and fortifying Brooklyn Heights. Enthusiasm was high as Washington’s ranks swelled to nearly 20,000. Before long, hundreds of British ships filled New York’s harbor, carrying 32,000 troops. It was […]

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