Memorial Day: What Did You Do In the War, Great-Great Gran’daddy?

Political Correctness and the Confederate Dead  I have to go back a long, long way to find a military hero in my family. Silvers are famous for shootin' off their mouths, but when it comes to guns, um, not so much. I had an uncle in the Navy during WWII, but what he did thereafter […]

The Song Remains the Same: If the Spirit Moves Ya

If the Spirit Moves Ya Led Zeppelin is being sued for copyright infringement over "Stairway to Heaven," by the founding bassist of Spirit, an obscure '60's band that opened for Led Zeppelin in 1968-69. Opening notes were lifted from "Taurus," a relatively unknown song Spirit often played. Among the more interesting aspects of this law […]