On Copyright and Changing
This is not the first time I have seen one of my images used as the backdrop on a political billboard without my permission. Each time this has happened I contacted the offensive party and asked po...
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 high co...
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 Championsh...
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, perhap...