Roger Daltrey of The Who
posted on May 17, 2013 by Dan
Met and talked for quite a while yesterday with the legendary, iconic Roger Daltrey...about "The Who," about staying power in the music business - especially in rock & roll, about life and our times.
The Death of Billie Sol Estes
posted on May 15, 2013 by Dan
The death of Billie Sol Estes this week brings back memories. I covered the agriculture/crop-support scandal in Texas, circa early '60s, that bears his name...
History's Greatest Orators
posted on May 08, 2013 by Dan
Someone recently asked me my opinion on history’s "greatest orators." Well, historically there are Mark Antony, Hortensia, Joan of Arc, Lincoln, Gandhi, Moses, Jesus and a long list of Biblical orators. Of course, I never actually heard any of those; have only read their speeches (or heard them recited). In my lifetime and ones I've at least heard, live and in person...
The Future of Fracking
posted on April 30, 2013 by Dan
Hydraulic fracturing -- AKA fracking -- remains a hot debate. To allow it or not? If so, how much? Under what conditions? (There are many water purity, conservation protection and public safety questions involved.) In my opinion (keep in mind that my opinions are sometimes -- oft-times? -- wrong), fracking is here to stay.