This category is for gripes, complaints, and general whining about the state of the world. These posts most likely do not have anything to do with making music. Buyer Beware!
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I’ve often heard complaints from folks in various industries and in the arts about the dismal state of our education system that fails to teach children to think for themselves, to creatively problem solve, and consider solutions outside of the “normal” way of doing things. I’ve seen some of this over the years and I’m …
The words politician and criminal have been long been synonymous but since the days of Tricky Dick many Americans have fought hard for open records laws and more transparent government. Great progress has been made and the Freedom of Information Act was a huge milestone. But politicians are constantly fighting back so keep their actions …
A very powerful statement against the incitement of mob violence that is going on by so called “political leaders”. Watch the video but if you can’t there’s also a text version: Countdown With Keith Olbermann
Cassandra’s Nightmare by Kitty Mitchell Friend Kitty Mitchell sent this back in July and I meant to put it up then but never got back to it. Many on Ocracoke Island are opposed to offshore drilling for oil and Kitty paints the picture well. Here’s what she said back in July – some things have …
“Validation” – The Smile Video. 16 minutes – relax and smile! Of course, smiling is good for your health and it’s easy to spread the happiness virus when you smile but smiling is also useful for confounding the watchers.
I don’t have a dog in this race but I watch with great interest:
As artists seek to bypass the RIAA/Mafia and turn to the web and self publishing/promoting, interesting things happen. Sites have sprung up to help fledgling artists get their work out to the masses but who benefits? One new site – Bebo – has just been sold to a subsidiary of Time Warner, generating some controversy. I like the reference to "sharecroppers". The ever-wise Burning Bird has this to say. The plot, as usual, thickens.