Monthly Archives: February 2014

Liberty And Justice

February 9, 2014. Way back in June, 2013, the misnamed Defense Of Marriage Act was partly repealed by the Supreme Court. Nate Beeler published a wonderful editorial cartoon showing Justice kissing Liberty. I promptly wrote a song about it. Thanks … Continue reading

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Downstream

Later in January, 2014. When I posted The Taste Of Freedom, I hadn’t realized that Charleston, WV is upstream from Cincinnati, OH; Louisville, KY; Memphis, TN; and New Orleans, LA. Not to mention a whole lot of other places on … Continue reading

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The Taste Of Freedom

January, 2014. Freedom Industries spilled a lethal quantity of methyl-cyclohexane methanol into the Elk River, just upstream from the main drinking water intake for Charleston, WV. My friend Kate Long reported that three hundred thousand people now had their plumbing poisoned … Continue reading

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NSA Means Never Say Anything

June, 2013. The media were abuzz with all the ways NSA were watching us and not telling anybody about. I wrote a song about it and slideshowed it onto Youtube. It didn’t work as well as some of my posts, … Continue reading

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Tim Eyman Memorial Bridge

May, 2013. A truck took out a vital girder in a truss holding up the bridge on Interstate 5 across the Skagit River in Washington State, and the span went down. Very luckily, only three vehicles went into the river, … Continue reading

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Westboro Baptist Church

April, 2013. A lot of things happened that were topical only to my immediate family. About the time I was free to work on topical songs again, somebody passed along the meme: “Live your life so well that, when you … Continue reading

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Octopi Wall Street

April, 2012. I am reviving this blog to concern current events as topical songs. I’m posting this article in February, 2014, starting with the first topical song I made a slide show for and put up on Youtube. Here’s a … Continue reading

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