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  • My Beautiful America

    04/01/2016 2:10:07 PM PDT · by V K Lee · 8 replies
    https://www.youtube.com/ ^ | n/a | Charlie Daniels
    Charlie Daniels has shown this on CBS and it was so beautiful, filled with such memories it must be shared here. This is the video shown on the teevee broadcast, and one each of US should remember in our hearts...all this is what makes US a PROUD AMERICAN! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B2AEkfjc6-o
  • Charlie Daniels To Be Inducted Into Country Music Hall of Fame

    03/29/2016 12:22:51 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 17 replies
    CNSNews ^ | March 29, 2016 | Michael W. Chapman
    (CNSNews.com) -- The Country Music Association (CMA) announced today that the legendary Charlie Daniels will be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame later this year, along with fellow inductees Fred Foster and Randy Travis. Charlie Daniels, who started his professional music career in 1954, is being inducted into the Veteran's Era category, according to the CMA. The event will take place at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in the CMA Theater in Nashville, Tenn. During the Medallion Ceremony, "friends and colleagues pay tribute to each inductee through words and song," said the CMA. Also, "bronze...
  • Charlie Daniels’ Open Letter to America’s Enemies: You See Obama, But You Don’t Know America

    02/16/2016 9:12:40 AM PST · by Freeport · 9 replies
    CNS News ^ | February 15, 2016 | Charlie Daniels
    Something never rang true about the apprehension and boarding of two American Naval vessels by the Iranian Navy. Something just didn’t seem right. These boats were equipped with the kind of space age navigational devices that should have forgone any doubt where they were within a couple of yards. If one boat became disabled, why didn't the other boat tow it back to safe international waters? Barring all else, why didn’t the Iranians abide by centuries old maritime tradition to assist a disabled vessel of a nation you're not at war with? We’re not at war with Iran, or are...
  • Rage Against the Machinery

    02/13/2016 1:26:06 PM PST · by AuntB · 9 replies
    Charlie Daniels Soapbox ^ | Feb. 5, 2016 | Charlie Daniels
    When I look at public reaction to the candidates in the presidential primary fiasco this election year, it's like something I've never seen in my lifetime. I've never seen the power players reduced to such a lowly status or seen big money relegated to a secondary position as a business man who has never held public office and a Senator who spent his honeymoon in the old USSR - Union of Soviet Socialist Republics - are, at the very least giving the establishment candidates a sight more than either party’s movers and shakers ever bargained for. They represent the absolute...
  • Why Trump?

    12/12/2015 6:43:01 AM PST · by AuntB · 67 replies
    Charlie Daniels Soapbox ^ | Dec. 11, 2015 | Charlie Daniels
    This column neither endorses not disparages any political candidate. It is a commentary on my gut feeling about how a presidential candidate who never held public office or to my knowledge, ever seriously attempted to, a novice and amateur in the ways of national politics could captivate such a seemingly unassailable following of eligible Republican voters. To say Donald Trump is brash, self-aggrandizing, abrasive and given to 360º offensive statements would be an understatement of universal proportions. He has bragged, bashed, bullied and bulldozed his way through months of rabid criticism from, among others, his own party, predictions of his...
  • Charlie Daniels: Enough with the Mainstream Medias Juvenile Sniping, Backbiting and Gotchas

    10/07/2015 4:46:42 PM PDT · by markomalley · 15 replies
    CNS News ^ | 10/7/15 | Charlie Daniels
    The modern day process for electing a president, seems to me, to be more of media circus and a personality pageant than the serious, issue-oriented, truth-seeking operation it should be.Basically, media coverage and the debates are the only ways we have of finding out the character and the mettle of the candidates, and unfortunately, much of the media is biased and the debate questions are aimed more at stirring up an argument among the participants than getting to the root of the myriad of vital questions that need to be answered for a voter to make a well-informed decision.With the...
  • Charlie Daniels: Refugee Crisis Only Enhances Ensuing Perfect Storm

    09/15/2015 11:15:43 AM PDT · by rktman · 8 replies
    cnsnews.com ^ | 9/15/2015 | Charlie Daniels
    The influx of refugees from the perpetually war-torn Middle East currently flooding Europe presents a problem of immense measures right now, but the current problems it presents pales in comparison to the problems it will present in the future. Germany, for instance, is accepting eight hundred thousand in a nation of 80.62 million, and the refugees will represent almost one percent of the German population in a nation that already has a prominent Muslim constituency. This flow of refugees is just the beginning of what is bound to come, as the word gets back to Syria and the ISIS controlled...
  • Charlie Daniels' Open Letter to Congress: 'You've Betrayed Your Country'

    08/25/2015 10:47:39 AM PDT · by rktman · 12 replies
    cnsnews.com ^ | 8/25/2015 | Charlie Daniels
    The history of this nation is written in the blood and courage of men who stood in the face of overwhelming odds politicians, soldiers, statesmen and ordinary citizens who sought to do the right thing regardless of the cost or the consequences. Well, ladies and gentlemen of the United States Congress, it seems that that particular pen has run out of ink. The courageous politicians that once championed this nation have been replaced, for the most part, by a breed of milksop, politically correct, scared of their own shadow, pushover, pathetic excuses for public servants who are supposed to...
  • Charlie Daniels: If We Dont Learn Self-Reliance America Is Doomed to the Trash Heap of History

    08/10/2015 10:32:49 AM PDT · by rktman · 16 replies
    cnsnews.com ^ | 8/10/2015 | Charlie Daniels
    Somewhere between people fleeing the tyranny of monarchy and the class system and the unfair practices it fostered, the folks looking for the freedom to practice their deeply held religious beliefs those ordinary human beings who only wanted a chance to control their own lives and fortunes with their wits and sweat and the adventurers who wanted to be a part of taming a new land yes, somewhere between this breed of men and women and the present day, America's train has jumped the track. There was a time when a mule and 40 acres was considered a...
  • WHOA: Music Legend Comes Down HARD on Obama for Chattanooga Shooting

    07/17/2015 7:05:49 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 24 replies
    Allen B. West ^ | Allen B.West
    In the wake of yesterdays terrorist attack that killed four unarmed Marines at military facility, a ever-louder chorus of voices is demanding important and immediate changes to prevent this type of attack from happening yet again. The most tangible change, of course, is getting rid of the policy that keeps our troops unarmed on their home base. But theres another culprit of a more insidious nature thats increasingly being called out: the environment of political correctness that so many on the left, including our president, seem to put above all else including common sense and lives. Today, music legend...
  • Charlie Daniels on the Confederate Flag, Restraint and Common Sense

    06/28/2015 1:12:37 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 87 replies
    CNS News.com ^ | June 26,2015 | By Charlie Daniels
    This will have the potential to be lengthy, so bear with me and I will try my best to relate my honest feelings on the Confederate flag in question, which was actually the battle flag carried by several Confederate army regiments and was not the official flag of the Confederacy. I was born in 1936, a mere 71 years after the Civil War ended, when the South was looked upon by what seemed to be a majority of the Northern States as an inbred, backward, uneducated, slow-talking and slower-thinking people, with low morals and a propensity for incest. This...
  • Charlie Daniels: 'Lock and Load America, Trouble is on the Way'

    05/27/2015 7:45:35 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 13 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 05/25/15 | John Blosser
    Grammy-winning country music legend Charlie Daniels is fed up with President Obama's refusal to blame Muslims for terrorism and America's political correctness when it comes to Islamic murderers, and says, "Lock and load America, trouble is on the way." In a lengthy statement on his website, triggered by the terrorist attack in Garland, Texas, on May 3, Daniels blasted both Muslims and Obama. Daniels, whose hits, "The Devil Came Down To Georgia" and "The South's Gonna Do It Again" have earned him a place forever in country music history, wrote about the Garland shooting, "The ramifications of this incident should,...
  • Charlie Daniels: 'Lock and Load America, Trouble is on the Way'

    05/25/2015 8:03:44 AM PDT · by PROCON · 68 replies
    newsmax.com ^ | May 25, 2015 | John Blosser
    Grammy-winning country music legend Charlie Daniels is fed up with President Obama's refusal to blame Muslims for terrorism and America's political correctness when it comes to Islamic murderers, and says, "Lock and load America, trouble is on the way." In a lengthy statement on his website, triggered by the terrorist attack in Garland, Texas, on May 3, Daniels blasted both Muslims and Obama. Daniels, whose hits, "The Devil Came Down To Georgia" and "The South's Gonna Do It Again" have earned him a place forever in country music history, wrote about the Garland shooting, "The ramifications of this incident should,...
  • Charlie Daniels: Only People With Guts To Face Down Obama Is A Group Of Catholic Nuns

    01/06/2014 8:43:03 PM PST · by hope · 67 replies
    PatDollard.com ^ | 1.6.2014
    Excerpted from BizPac Review: ost freedom-loving Americans celebrated the recently reported news that Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor granted an order on Dec. 31 to temporarily halt the Obamacare mandate requiring the Little Sisters of the Poor to offer contraception. When Attorney General Eric Holder dug in to fight the Little Sisters, country rock icon and conservative tweeter Charlie Daniels offered his encouragement to the nuns.
  • Are We or Aren't We?

    03/18/2014 10:41:45 AM PDT · by rktman · 17 replies
    CNSNews.com ^ | 3/18/2014 | Charlie Daniels
    President Obama has made the statement that the U.S. Constitution is a flawed document. It is not a president's job to decide the merits of the Constitution but rather to enforce it as it is, or convene enough states to call for a constitutional convention and change it. It is not in his purvey or power to decide whether to enforce and defend it, it is in his oath of office and when he in any way refuses to abide by every sentence in the document, he violates his oath.
  • The Best Policy

    03/17/2014 6:33:46 AM PDT · by rktman · 4 replies
    CNSNews.com ^ | 3/16/2014 | Charlie Daniels
    There is an old worn out clich of a political joke that goes, "How can you tell when a politician is lying? His lips are moving." And while this is somewhat overstating the situation, lately, it seems that every few days we are reminded that all too often it's true. Of course, this is nothing new and follows no strata of government or party line and, unfortunately, is fairly common at city halls, state legislatures and is not unknown on either end of Pennsylvania Avenue.
  • Charlie Daniels to Piers Morgan: 'You Wouldn't Last Five Minutes' in the Duck Dynasty Swamps

    12/23/2013 9:22:14 PM PST · by NKP_Vet · 40 replies
    http://newsbusters.org ^ | december 21, 2013 | Noel Sheppard
    Charlie Daniels has had enough of CNN's Piers Morgan attacking Americans he doesn't agree with. After Morgan said about Duck Dynasty's Phil Robertson via Twitter Thursday, "[T]he 1st Amendment shouldn't protect vile bigots," Daniels scolded the arrogant Brit Friday with a series of tweets that began, "Piers Morgan why don't you go back to England and straighten it out before you try to change the United States of America":
  • Charlie Daniels Column: A Citizen's Take on Syria

    09/05/2013 5:33:20 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | September 3, 2013 | Charlie Daniels
    In my soon to be 77 years as a citizen of the United States of America, having lived through Japan's sneak attack on Pearl Harbor, the dark days of WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Watergate, 9/11 and all the other serious and profound events our beloved nation has been involved in over the last three quarters of a century, I have to say with all sincerity that I have never seen a president as confused, befuddled, impotent, insincere and as out of his depth as Barack Obama has become in dealing with the Syrian issue. When you're the leader of the free...
  • Freep a poll! Charlie Daniels best band ever! (Vanity)

    04/07/2013 5:47:24 PM PDT · by neal1960 · 22 replies
    Taste of Country ^ | 04/07/2013 | Self
    In one week, the greatest country band of all time will be decided. The past three weeks have seen upsets and blowouts and more than a few come-from-behind wins. Its Taste of Countrys March Bandness, where anything is possible. Fans and ToC readers will determine a champion from two legendary finalists: Alabama and the Charlie Daniels Band.
  • If Gov't Can Make Bullets Disappear From Stores, Why Can't It Make Food And Medicine?

    03/04/2013 9:49:11 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 32 replies
    If Gov't Can Make Bullets Disappear From Stores, Why Can't It Make Food And Medicine? February 18, 2013 By Charlie Daniels I know some of you folks don't shoot, but to the many of you who do, I would like to pose a question. Have you tried to purchase any ammunition lately? All calibers are disappearing from store shelves, but .22 long rifles, in bulk, can't be found at all anywhere, even the most dependable internet super dealers are out of stock and are making no promises about when they'll be available again, and it's my opinion that soon the...
  • Don't Confuse My Heartfelt Convictions With Racism

    01/18/2013 9:35:22 AM PST · by AuntB · 20 replies
    CNS News ^ | January 17, 2013 | Charlie Daniels
    Being born in the Deep South when the Jim Crow laws were in full force and seeing, firsthand, the cruelty and downright stubborn foolishness of segregation and all it's attendant inequities, I have a very vivid and candid impression of what the word "racist" really means. Having lived through those days and, on my own, shook off the yoke of racial prejudice that was once so firmly ingrained in me, I deeply resent the careless and reckless use of the word by people who are merely trying to be insulting, having absolutely no idea of the gravity of it's meaning....
  • A Carolina Christmas Carol

    12/24/2012 11:53:51 AM PST · by Windflier · 6 replies
    CNS News.com ^ | December 24, 2012 | Charlie Daniels
    Every year during the Christmas season I replace my regular column with a story I wrote years ago. Its totally fictitious, but there are bits and pieces of autobiographical material here and there that reflect on my earliest remembrances of Christmas time in North Carolina. We always have a get together with family and friends at our house on Christmas Eve night. We share some food and drink and then sit around the den in a circle and everybody gets a turn to say whatever is on their minds followed by me reading Luke's version of the Christmas story. Several...
  • The Charlie Daniels Band - Let 'em Win Or Bring 'em Home

    10/21/2012 10:11:51 AM PDT · by Snuph · 6 replies
    youtube ^ | Oct 11, 2012 | Charlie Daniels Videos
    Powerful http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=PXRwjWnXj7g
  • To Those Who Want To Redistribute What Ive Earned [Charlie Daniels]

    07/31/2012 11:28:29 AM PDT · by Da Bilge Troll · 16 replies
    CNSnews.com ^ | July 30, 2012 | Charlie Daniels
    When you make your living in the public arena as I do and when you let your opinion be known as I do in mainstream and social media, you expect some criticism and this is as it should be, this being America where our very way of life is centered around free speech. I don't mind the criticism and usually give as good as I get, respecting all comers, regardless of how far afield or how vehement I consider our differences to be. But, lately, I have been receiving a small amount of correspondence from people who resent the headway...
  • "My Beautiful America" Charlie Daniels

    09/22/2011 2:10:00 PM PDT · by twistedwrench · 7 replies
    Youtube ^ | 2003 | Charlie Daniels
    I cant believe Ive never heard this song before. It reminds you of whats at stake and what the fight is all about. I just thought I would share with everyone, Like myself, who hasnt heard it either. God Bless Charlie Daniels And God Bless America
  • UGA 5-star football recruit Ray Drew and The Charlie Daniels Band

    04/25/2011 7:32:21 AM PDT · by FreeAtlanta · 1 replies
    Atlanta Journal and Constitution ^ | April 25, 2011 | Michael Carvell
    UGA 5-star football recruit Ray Drew and The Charlie Daniels Band 6:00 am April 25, 2011, by Michael Carvell UGA-bound football recruit Ray Drew (yellow shirt) and his younger brother with county music Charlie Daniels (Photo courtesy of Drew family) UGA-bound football recruit Ray Drew (far right, yellow shirt) and his younger brother with country music legend Charlie Daniels (Photo courtesy of Drew family) Ray Drew, UGAs 5-star football recruit, recently had the opportunity to meet one of his all-time favorite country music singers. The 6-foot-5, 260-pound defensive end from Thomas County Central and his younger brother went to go...
  • HATS OFF TO CHARLIE DANIELS....AT LEAST HE HAS THE COURAGE TO SPEAK HIS MIND!!!

    05/06/2010 6:43:11 PM PDT · by Iam1ru1-2 · 35 replies · 1,559+ views
    Care2 ^ | Charlie Daniels
    He said it in 2007, but it's still relevant today. Especially today!! _______________________________________________________ I don't know how everybody else feels about it, but to me I think Hispanic people in this country, legally or illegally, made a huge public relations mistake with their recent demonstrations. I don't blame anybody in the world for wanting to come to the United States of America , as it is a truly wonderful place. But when the first thing you do when you set foot on American soil is illegal it is flat out wrong and I don't care how many lala land left...
  • Country star Charlie Daniels recovering after stroke

    01/24/2010 8:10:53 AM PST · by My Favorite Headache · 24 replies · 1,334+ views
    Reuters ^ | 1-24-10
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) American country music performer Charlie Daniel, whose hit "The Devil Went Down to Georgia" won him a Grammy in 1979, is recovering at home after suffering a mild stroke, his agent said. Daniels, 73, was snowmobiling in Colorado on Friday when he suffered the stroke and was released from hospital two days later. He has no plans to cancel any upcoming concert dates. "Charlie is doing well and looking forward to beginning The Charlie Daniels Band 2010 concert dates on February 27th in Ft. Pierce, Florida and February 28th in Brooksville, Florida," his agent said in...
  • Charlie Daniels has had a stroke

    01/20/2010 1:15:31 PM PST · by sleddogs · 25 replies · 2,052+ views
    (snip) The day was magnificent. The snow was smooth and deep and the trail had just been groomed. We were skimming across the snow at a good clip doing one of my favorite things in the whole world, snowmobiling in the beautiful Rocky Mountain backcountry with our snowmobile buddies Cy and Jeannie Scarborough and some other friends, hitting the high spots and just having a wonderful time. I noticed that my left hand was getting numb and thought that it was because I had been hanging on to the handle bars of my snowmobile for so long that it had...
  • The Devil went down to Durango - Charlie Daniels suffers stroke

    01/20/2010 2:23:28 PM PST · by RGirard · 26 replies · 1,025+ views
    examiner.com ^ | Jan. 20, 2009 | Rne Girard
    Fiddle player extraordiare Charlie Daniels, most famous for his song "The Devil Went Down to Georgia", suffered a stroke Friday Jan 15th while snowmobiling in Durango Colorado. The news was announced yesterday via his blog www.charliedanielssoapbox.com. Mr. Daniels was treated in Durango, then airlifted approx. 230 miles to Denver for further treatment. Although the stroke was caused by a blood clot to the brain, it was considered a "minor" stroke ... Charlie has started physical therapy and is reportedly doing fine. Daniels, 73, was snowmobiling with friends when he noticed numbness in his left hand ... According to Charlie Daniels:...
  • New Year Brings Daunting Challenges and a Reckless Government

    01/09/2010 7:43:04 AM PST · by radioone · 5 replies · 277+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | 1--09-10 | Charlie Daniels
    Although you will not hear it articulated in the mainstream media, I think what's bothering Americans more than any other single subject is the fact that we've lost control of our government.
  • An Open Letter to Immigrants

    10/30/2009 12:14:22 PM PDT · by AuntB · 11 replies · 766+ views
    Charlie Daniels Soapbox ^ | Oct. 30, 2009 | Charlie Daniels
    Dear Immigrant, Welcome to the greatest nation the world has ever known, The United States of America, that is if you're here legally. If you're not here legally, go back across whatever border you crossed and try coming back the way you're supposed to, otherwise when you entered this country you are a criminal. To you who have done the honorable thing and taken the time and trouble to become a citizen of this great nation, welcome! We're all in the same boat, with the exception of the Indians who were here when we first came here, we all came...
  • Mark Levin Full Interview At Freedom Concert + Hannity Singing With Charlie Daniels On Stage (Video)

    08/08/2009 10:30:54 PM PDT · by Talkradio03 · 13 replies · 729+ views
    hotairpundit ^ | 8/9/09 | talkradio03
    The Great One at the Freedom Concert in San Diego last night, Hannity interviews Mark Levin live before the concert + video of concert at the Cricket Amphitheatre
  • Charlie Daniels Band thrills crowd

    08/06/2009 5:23:01 PM PDT · by SandRat · 6 replies · 629+ views
    FORT HUACHUCA Its not likely that one fan will be washing his right hand anytime soon. Not after Charlie Daniels shook it. He just strolled off that burgundy bus wearing a Hawaiian shirt, walked right over to me and shook my hand, Rick Hawkins said, holding it up for all to see. I was completely shocked. The Charlie Daniels Band performed Wednesday evening on Fort Huachuca, delivering an energized concert that opened with a string of hits, kicking off with, Drinkin My Baby Goodbye (Sitting on a bar stool, actin like a dern fool), then rolling into The Souths...
  • One Nation Under What God? [Charlie Daniels]

    04/11/2009 3:28:49 PM PDT · by DirtyHarryY2K · 30 replies · 1,815+ views
    charliedanielssoapbox.com ^ | Fri Apr 10th, 2009 | Charlie Daniels
    One Nation Under What God? As Christians prepare to celebrate Easter the cornerstone of our faith, the resurrection of Jesus Christ, our President has told the planet Earth that America is no longer a Christian nation, and of all the things he's said that really upset me this is the most egregious and besides that; it is a downright lie. I don't have to go into the well-known fact that America was discovered and settled by Christians and has since it's inception been founded on Judeo-Christian values. Why Judeo-Christian? Because Jews and Christians, despite their many differences, worship the same...
  • Country Singer Rips Obama Administration for Renaming Global War on Terror

    04/01/2009 2:44:20 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 13 replies · 1,209+ views
    Country Singer Rips Obama Administration for Renaming Global War on Terror By Ken Shepherd Created 2009-04-01 17:05 The mainstream media has found little of alarm in the story, but conservative bloggers including musician Charlie Daniels have taken heed of the Obama administration's changes to the terminology the U.S. government uses to describe the war on terrorism. For example, "terrorism" will now be referred to as "man-caused disasters" and the Global War on Terror will now be referred to as "Overseas Contingency Operation [1]." Daniels, who performed at the 2003 Media Research Center Gala, pulls no punches in his March 27...
  • It's Finally Happened [Charlie Daniels on the WOT]

    03/27/2009 10:09:39 PM PDT · by DirtyHarryY2K · 17 replies · 1,641+ views
    Charlie's Soapbox ^ | Fri Mar 27th, 2009 | Charlie Daniels
    It's Finally Happened Washington has totally lost its collective mind and is drowning in a sea of make believe that transcends common sense and even political correctness. I'm going back to Iraq later on in the year, and I can't wait to see what the young men and women in the military think about fighting the "Overseas Contingency Operation." They actually thought they were fighting the War on Terror, but their new Commander in Chief and the bunch of politically correct, pantywaist loonies who serve under him are afraid of offending Osama bin Laden or some other scum-sucking, head-decapitating terrorist...
  • For Sale

    12/12/2008 9:20:29 AM PST · by AuntB · 9 replies · 378+ views
    Charlie Daniels Soapbox ^ | Dec. 12, 2008 | Charlie Daniels
    Well, I guess we all know about Illinois' governor, Rod Blagojevich, trying to sell Barack Obama's vacated Senate seat. I've gotten used to learning about crooked politicians but this guy Blagojevich is either extremely brazen or just plain hillbilly dumb. Even knowing that he was under investigation for corruption, he was legally taped on the telephone talking about the rewards he could reap by appointing certain people to the Senate. A couple of years ago Louisiana Congressman, William Jefferson, was relieved of duty for accepting money for political favors. He must have made a lot of it because he had...
  • Scarier and Scarier

    11/02/2008 8:30:13 AM PST · by AuntB · 15 replies · 633+ views
    Charlie Daniels Soapbox ^ | Oct. 31, 2008 | Charlie Daniels
    What would you think of if somebody asked you what important document was a charter of negative liberties? Would the communist manifesto come to mind, or perhaps the writings of some radical Islamic cleric? Well to Barack Obama it is the Constitution of the United States of America. In an interview from 2001, he actually called it a charter of "negative liberties" and expressed his dissatisfaction about the fact that the Constitution expresses the limits of the power the federal government has over the individual and doesn't have a list of things the government is required to do for the...
  • Devilish Agenda (by Charlie Daniels)

    10/29/2008 8:01:09 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 24 replies · 1,208+ views
    http://www.charliedaniels.com ^ | OCT 29, 2008 | Charlie Daniels
    What I state in this column is my opinion and mine alone. I don't have any concrete underpinning, written evidence, statistics or other data to back up what I'm saying, just a foreboding sense of future events under certain circumstances. And for the benefit of you cherry pickers who try to parse my words at every opportunity the key word is ultra. Did you ever stop and think what the endgame of an ultra liberal agenda would be? We already know that the philosophy leans heavily in the direction of socialism and monolithic government that would maintain control over every...
  • Reflections on Turning Seventy-Two

    10/27/2008 2:53:19 PM PDT · by AuntB · 7 replies · 443+ views
    Charlie Daniels Soapbox ^ | Oct. 27, 2008 | Charlie Daniels
    This week I will be celebrating my seventy-second birthday and I use the term celebrate loosely, as I have no plans to have some kind of a blowout or any of the other things we usually associate with the word. I will probably spend a quiet day at home, maybe hitting a few golf balls, popping off a few rounds at the shooting range, or if the day is the right so I may go to the big pond and match wits with the fish. To say that a lot has changed in my 72 years would be a little...
  • Dirt

    10/21/2008 10:43:29 AM PDT · by AuntB · 10 replies · 904+ views
    Charlie Daniels Soapbox ^ | Oct. 20, 2008 | Charlie Daniels
    If you've seen the news lately or even watched the presidential debates you've heard about a man they call Joe The Plumber, the ordinary citizen who after being approached by Barack Obama asked a question about Obama's tax policy, which elicited the now famous Obama answer about spreading the wealth around. It was an example of Obama thinking on his feet without having Teleprompters or days to prepare for a question, but in my opinion, Obama told the truth about the extent of his socialistic plans for America. Evidently the question and the answer must have been embarrassing to the...
  • The Stealing of America

    10/19/2008 10:37:11 AM PDT · by AuntB · 29 replies · 1,466+ views
    Charlie Daniels Soapbox ^ | Oct.17, 2008 | Charlie Daniels
    Lest you cherry pickers accuse me of developing a Johnny-come-lately idea due to the political climate, let me say that if you'd care to peruse my soapbox columns of several years ago you'd find that I was saying the same thing. I have for many years felt that there is a movement afoot in this nation for a handful of elitist left-wing political groups to seize power over every aspect of American life. Now I know this is not news to you levelheaded thinking people, but the rest of my opinion may be. You see, I think they not only...
  • An Open Letter to America (good stuff from Charlie Daniels)

    10/12/2008 9:58:17 AM PDT · by Kimmers · 5 replies · 577+ views
    Charlie Daniels soapbox ^ | 10/10/08 | Charlie Daniels
    An Open Letter to America My friends and neighbors, my brothers and sisters, my supporters, my detractors, Democrat, Republican, Baptist, Catholic, sophisticates and fellow hillbillies, lend me your ears, or rather your eyes for a few minutes. Upon reflection I find myself guilty lately of falling in with the bad news crowd, and goodness knows there's plenty of it to fall into, but since I've been guilty of accentuating the negative and ignoring the positive lately, I'd like do something different. There is certainly a lot wrong with our country, but sometimes by being overwhelmed by the twenty-four hour news...
  • Citizen Palin

    09/27/2008 3:32:17 PM PDT · by AuntB · 27 replies · 1,589+ views
    Charlie Daniels Soapbox ^ | Sept. 27, 2008 | Charlie Daniels
    Have you wondered why the Democrats are sending dozens of lawyers and others to Alaska to try and dig up some dirt on Sarah Palin and her family? Have you wondered why the usually glib and coldly efficient Obama propaganda machine has been thrown completely out of kilter by this diminutive young governor, who admittedly believes in God, is anti-abortion and knows one end of a high caliber rifle from the other? The slime machine is used to dealing with other politicians with long and sordid records of public service, or maybe public disservice, with so many cracks in their...
  • Ain't No Mystery

    09/14/2008 12:35:50 PM PDT · by AuntB · 26 replies · 61+ views
    Charlie Daniels Soapbox ^ | Sept. 8, 2008 | Charlie Daniels
    In the last couple of weeks, there is no denying that Sarah Palin has attained superstar status in the political arena and the Democrats and the mainstream media are scratching their heads and wondering what hit them. In fact, in a matter of days, she has had more media scrutiny than Barack Obama has had in the past two years. I seriously doubt if they will admit the truth about Sarah Palin, even if they were able to accept it. There's no deep dark mystery here, no Rosetta Stone required to decipher the Palin phenomenon. It's as simple as first...
  • Give Me a Redneck (Charlies Daniels view on a good Pres. candidate)

    08/20/2008 6:08:56 PM PDT · by Kimmers · 47 replies · 223+ views
    Charlie Daniels soapbox ^ | 8/18/08 | Charlie Daniels
    Last night in Montgomery, Alabama we did a concert for the Buckmasters organization. As the name implies, Buckmasters promotes hunting and their convention every year is attended by all kinds of people, but the good ol' boys in their pickup trucks with the rifle racks, the big knobby tires and Dale Earnhardt, Jr. racing decals make up a big part of the attendees. The streets of Montgomery were teeming with big guys in camo. They were friendly folks, quick to smile and not afraid to render an opinion on anything from their favorite deer rifle to the current presidential election....
  • Preacherman [Charlie Daniels Soapbox]

    03/24/2008 7:56:23 AM PDT · by stainlessbanner · 32 replies · 1,172+ views
    CDB ^ | 17-March-2008 | Charlie Daniels
    How can a man who sat under Jeremiah Wright's preaching for twenty years, a man who refuses to wear a flag pin, a man who will not even put his hand over his heart when the National Anthem is played possibly have a legitimate chance of becoming President of the United States? How can a man whose wife (after living a privileged life and going to Ivy League universities) says that she's never been proud of her country until her husband ran for President, even be considered. Jeremiah Wright is an anti-American racist, pure and simple who still holds all...
  • Crime and Punishment (Charlie Daniels)

    03/16/2008 10:40:32 AM PDT · by Kimmers · 28 replies · 1,147+ views
    Charlies Website ^ | 3/15/08 | Charlie Daniels
    I remember years ago making a remark to my granddaddy that it seemed that people were more evil than they had ever been. His reply was that they had always been that way, there were just more of them now. Then and now I consider my grandfather to be a wise man whose sage opinions I regarded as insightful and correct. Granddaddy has been gone for many years and I can't help but wonder if he was still alive if his feelings on evil would still be the same. Granted there are many more people but it seems that the...
  • They Just Ain't Listening (Charlie Daniels)

    03/06/2008 7:16:32 PM PST · by Kimmers · 37 replies · 211+ views
    Charlie Daniels website ^ | 3/4/08 | Charlie Daniels
    I know you've seen polls that reflect the collective opinions of the citizens of this nation. I'm not really a poll type person, I think they're easily manipulated, but one thing is for certain, every poll you ever see on the illegal alien situation shows that the overwhelming majority of the American people want something done about it. People are staggering under the burden of the highest fuel prices in our history and everybody wants to know why steps aren't being taken to alleviate it. The Congress and Senate spend our money on personal foolishness, anything for a vote. The...