The Emperor Barack
Much like one of his predecessors, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Barack Obama has all but declared war on the United States Supreme Court.
It will be remembered that in 1937 FDR was angry over the hig...
A Folk Festival that Refused to Die
As far as festival making is concerned, the ’89 Natchitoches/NSU Folk Festival beats most things I’ve ever seen, not everything I’ve ever seen, but most. I’ve been to six Sulphur Springs Champions...
The End of the Beginning
Winston Churchill’s comments about the Battle of Egypt in 1942 popped into my mind when the Iowa Caucus vote was in: “This is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perh...
In Defeat, Football Still Beats Politics
Even in a state where politics is a contact sport, when it goes up against football, a blood sport, there is no contest. Just as, sadly, there was no contest when LSU failed to show up for its sho...