February 5, 2014 | 8 Comments
Trees can speak eloquently. Barren trees, in the dead of winter, can speak most clearly.
Trees can speak eloquently. Barren trees, in the dead of winter, can speak most clearly.
What is freedom, really? Is it relative, or is it a clear concept?
The Duck Dynasty issue involving A&E and homosexuality is not being understood accurately by the media.
Daughter of Dawn, the 1920 silent film, has been included in the 2013 National Film Registry (Library of Congress)
Arabs are Indians now. They have learned the ways of racial protest from the same white liberals who taught the Indians to protest.
The poetry of Paul Pines, and its musical setting by composer Daniel Asia, is a first rate artistic experience. Listen to “Breath in a Ram’s Horn.”
Rush Limbaugh’s new gigantic best seller, Rush Revere and the Brave Pilgrims is a modern publishing phenomenon. It is not, however, without serious fault.
Somewhere down along the line, in American culture, black folks picked up the name “cat.” A “real gone cat” was an especially cool individual.
Men turn into wolves, but women turn into panthers. Any reason for this?
The Bad Eagle Foundation is a unique, independent American Indian foundation, an IRS approved 501c3 for fine arts, literature, and sociology. It began in 2006, with a two-year retroactive application (2004). Here is how to support it.
Your host of BadEagle.com is presently undergoing chemotherapy for mesothelioma. It is a difficult time, and there is little medical hope. But there is God in heaven.
Why has ancient religion always associated the gods with a slaughtered animal? Killed for food, why should the slain animal evoke remorse, guilt, or “religion?
American Indian flutist Timothy Archambault continues to create new dimensions in recording for the American Indian flute. He has just released an album of solo flute music by Comanche composer David Yeagley
Conservative Laura Ingraham honored liberal wretch Paul McCartney today, June 18, 2013. Why? How can it be?
Why do a few important Comanches feel they must try to authenticate Johnny Depp’s fantasy Indian costume as “Comanche”?
Jahan-dideh is a collection of seven epic poems I wrote for Her Imperial Majesty, the Shahbanou of Iran, Farah Diba Pahlavi.
Islam is libido unleashed, according to Freud. How else shall we account for the mayhem, cannibalism, and outrage of the “religion”?
Sacred Visions is a new book by Betty Ann Owen, a Sisseton-Wapheton Sioux Indian of South Dakota. It is all about the Tekakwitha Indian Mission of Sisseton.
Can we discuss race, nationhood, religion, and politics, without being called “Nazi”? How did Hitler prevent this?
American-Ukranian pianist Victor Markiw has just released his second album. This one is all piano solo works.
Can a musical composer help preserve America? Can the arts contribute to real patriotism. Professor Daniel Asia thinks so. He’s making an effort.
Was composer Daniel Asia out of place to publish his opinion about modern music? Did he publish it in the wrong media environment (Huffington Post)?
Serbia is honored in a most unusual way, in the Musical Instrument Museum of Phoenix, Arizona.
Tragedy sometimes is so profound it seems beautiful. Our emotions fuse in their apogee.
University of Central Oklahoma’s Wind Symphony just released a terrific new album of the music of Michael Daughterty. The conductor is Brian Lamb.
Nicholas Zumbro is an extraordinary pianist. His ability to create tonal variety on an essentially percussive instrument is unique among all modern pianists.
Daniel Asia is one of the finest contemporary classical composers alive today, and one of the most effective teachers I have ever known, personally. He is truly American.
Introducing the new web site for Daughter of Dawn. It will be ‘information central’ for the movie and the score.
The silent film Daughter of Dawn will be shown at the Santa Fe Indian Market Native Cinema Showcase, August 18, 2012.
China should be banned from the Olympics, and from world commerce. China is a hoard of godless brutes, cruel and heartless.
Are corporations inevitably liberal? The 2012 Olympics have occasioned very oppressive behavior toward individual freedom, as never before.
Voula Papachristou was just sacrificed on the heathen alter of liberal Athens.
Richard Poe’s new book Perfect Fear is classic horror, in the spirit of the Gothic masters. Poe asked me to write the Preface.
Feminists find their true mascot–their own vagina. This is the new thing in liberal politics.
“Daughter of Dawn” will rise in all her glory, June 10, Sunday, in Oklahoma City. Her symphonic-accompanied premiere is part of the Dead Center Film Festival.
It’s more than Miss USA that’s rigged. The economy of the world is based on lies.
The Chickasaw Chamber Music Festival 2012 is this June 1-3. Many thanks to Chickasaw composer, Jerod Impichchaachaha Tate for creating this festival–the only one of its kind.
Moby Dick was Herman Melville’s greatest work. It is a cultural archetype. Why, exactly? What is it about a white whale that draws such fire in the soul?
The 1920 silent film, , together with the symphonic score I created for it, will have a premier showing here in OKC, June 10, 2012
Isn’t it okay for white people to play Indian? But what happens when they actually claim to be Indian? Look at Johnny Depp and the new “Tonto.”
Heart Hays is really a mascot of sorts. Not Indian, but playing Indian, Heart represents a deep desire in many American white women.
Heart Hays may be a new, rising Indian entertainer. She is a song writer and singer. The problem is, she isn’t Indian.
Can one woman save the world? Maybe. Diane von Furstenberg has a chance at it.
What is the real meaning and purpose of Purim? A costume party?
The implication of Christ I found most clearly in the words of a Jewish woman. Should I have been surprised?
Beethoven had more Jewish connections that most people know. He lived during the time of their emancipation in central Europe.
Beethoven once had an eye (or a heart) for a young Jewish woman. Surprise?
Beethoven was very close to the politics of revolution in his day. “Class struggle” was definitely on his mind.
Mary is dead. So who’s standing in for her? Who makes her appearances?
On the couch, Marists might sound like they’re on flights of Freudian fancy. Jung took them more seriously, to the door of the occult.
The Catholic faith involves the veneration of virginity. How does this fit into modern culture?
19th Century American author Nathaniel Hawthorne has much to say about religion. He has unique ways of distinguishing the Catholic faith from the Protestant faith. It has nothing to do with theology.
Pamela Anderson plays the Virgin Mary? A perfect irony.
The Occupiers of Wall Street are not to be compared with the ’60’s hippies. There is no similarity at all.
Popularity has reduced European classical music art to the level of a toy for Orientals.
The ravages of popular culture can defile even Mozart, even through the performance of an artist like Anna Sophie Mutter.
Must feminism be confined to the unbeautiful? If not, must it produce presidential candidates?
In America, we abort children. In China, they eat them.
The Christmas story is essentially irresistable. Why?
HaNitzol just received its world premiere concert performance in San Diego, California.
HaNitzol will have its world premiere public performance, November 14th, 1010. The piece has already been
recorded, twice, by the Polish National Radio Symphony, and the Kiev Philharmonic.
Why does our modern society eschew privacy?
BadEagle.com campaigns for legal defense funds. It is a case of freedom. Can an Indian be a true American patriot? BadEagle.com says yes. Opponents say no.
One never knows what will become popular among ones musical compositions. “The Writhing,” a trio for oboe, viola, an bassoon, is currently my most popular work.
Diane Von Furstenberg is beyond liberal, beyond feminism. She is in a class of her own, really.
The Litwin-Markiw Duo, the best classical CD of 2010. Soprano Jennifer Litwin and pianist Victor Markiw.
John Wayne was a patriot, without question. Only liberals would question that, as they question anyone’s patriotism. They hate patriotism.
Communist brownshirts shut down American Renaissance Conference with death threats to the hotels hosting the conference.
All races are blue now. All are idealized as American Indians. No more blacks, no more hispanics. All are Indians. But whites are still white, and evil.
Maybe Jesus had red hair. Maybe Adam (the Hebrew word for “red”), the first man, was a red head.
The Singer of Tales lives! Behold the ancient art of Persian poetic oratory. All for Neda.
A Massachuetts second grader was suspended for drawing a picture of Christ crucified. Was it a misunderstanding of violence?
Who would have believe that the President of the United States could be America’s Public Enemy No.1? Barry’s done it! He’s it.
Does music affect society? Plato thought so.
According to the ancient classical Greek philosphers, music could be either good, or bad. Music had serious societal effects.
A week of death calls for serious reflection. Nedia Soltan, Michael Jackson, Farah Fawcett, and Ed MacMahon. What are the values involved in each?