Ford Motor Company Took First Order – 115 Years Ago Today

On this day in 1903, the newly formed Ford Motor Company took its first order from Chicago dentist Ernst Pfenning. The car was a two-cylinder Model A automobile with a tonneau (back seat). The car, produced at Ford’s plant on Mack Street (now Mack Avenue) in Detroit, was delivered to Dr. Pfenning just over a […]

The Rushmore Report – Seven Leading Evangelicals Respond to Kavanaugh Nomination

It has been one week since Brett Kavanaugh was nominated for the Supreme Court. When President Obama nominated two liberal justices to the highest court, most Republicans affirmed his choices. But Democrats were nearly unanimous in their opposition to Kavanaugh – even before they knew who the nominee would be. But what is the Christian […]

The Rushmore Report – Rand Paul Lashes Out at Mueller: ‘We Need to Be Done’

Appearing on CNN’s State of the Union Sunday,  Senator Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) did not hold back. When asked about the Mueller investigation, Paul told host Jake Tapper exactly what he felt. “We need to move on,” Paul declared. The senator called on Mueller to bring his investigation to an end soon, before the November mid-term […]

The Rushmore Report – NY Times: Trump Got More From NATO than Obama Ever Did

The mainstream media in the U.S. derided President Trump for taking a hard line against fellow NATO members (the ones who don’t pay their fair share). But it turns out one liberal newspaper actually thought Trump did OK in Brussels. “Trump got from NATO everything Obama ever asked for,” wrote The New York Times. Really? The […]

The Rushmore Report – Is Trump Soft on Russia?

Yesterday, American President Donald Trump met with Russian President Vladimir Putin for over two hours. Then they held a joint press conference, after which Putin sat down for an exclusive 30-minute interview with Fox News anchor Chris Wallace. What came out of the meeting cannot yet be fully determined, as the world leaders met alone, […]

Kennedy Nominated for President – 1960

On this day in history, 58 years ago, John F. Kennedy was nominated for the presidency by the Democratic Party Convention, held in Los Angeles. He defeated his closest rival, Senator Lyndon Johnson of Texas. The next day, Johnson was named Kennedy’s running mate by a unanimous vote of the convention. Four months later, on […]

The Liberty Bell Tolls to Announce the Declaration of Independence

On July 8, 1776, a 2,000-pound copper and tin bell now known as the Liberty Bell rang out from the tower of the Pennsylvania State House (now known as Liberty Hall) in Philadelphia, summoning citizens to the first public reading of the Declaration of Independence. Here’s the history of the most famous bell on earth. […]