Local governance in Anaheim will enter the era of the Almighty a week from today when its next city council meeting convenes with the words "In God We Trust" debuting in black lettering above the official city seal. Folks got a sneak peak at the public display of piety on Wednesday during a special ... More >>
He's back, alrightUPDATE, Sept. 5 9:00 A.M.: Katt Williams appeared on CNN over the weekend on Saturday giving an interview essentially retracting an apology that had been earlier attributed to him. He suggested that the statement came from his publicist without signing off on it personally. The ... More >>
20th Century Fox"The Star-Spangled Banner" has an image problem. That is, no one likes it.Oh sure, everyone respects and reveres what it stands for, what it evokes in us as nation and as a people. But no one really admires it on its merits as song, and singers and sports fans have long detested t ... More >>
Just when I thought I was done writing about the national anthem, an alert reader who was never a contestant in the Miss Teen USA pageant (which is a shame, since given the circumstances, he was probably a shoe-in for the Congeniality award) , tipped me to this story from ABC's Nightline. Nightline ... More >>
'The Star Spangled Banner' vs. 'Nuestro Himino'
Worried that "Nuestro Himino", the new Spanish translation of "The Star Spangled Banner", will bring down the government, causing anarchy in the streets? Or prevent your children from getting that lettuce picking job you've always dreamed they'd have? Or irreversibly pollute the precious bodily flui ... More >>