Charlie Daniels is a legendary American singer, song writer, guitarist, and fiddler famous for his contributions to country and southern rock music. Daniels has been active as a singer since the early 1950s. He was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry on January 24, 2008.

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December 1, 2014, 12:26 PM EST
The death of Michael Brown was a tragedy that destroyed a family, incited a riot and divided a city, and while there were sincere protests and peaceful marches carried out by truly concerned citizens who felt that the police overreacted, it was the fringe element of agitators and their followers, many of whom had less interest in justice than in looting and burning, that got the most media attention. And unfortunately, they became the face Ferguson, Missouri presented to the world.
November 26, 2014, 10:20 AM EST
For well over two centuries the United States of America has existed, in tact, through wars, depressions, civil uprisings, inept politicians and internal struggles. Our governmental system is not perfect by any stretch of the imagination, but it’s far superior to the socialist and totalitarian regimes who have tried and failed so many times.
November 24, 2014, 10:56 AM EST
The recent sordid events in Ferguson, Missouri are troubling enough, but it could well be that they are merely a harbinger of much worse things to come.
November 11, 2014, 9:31 AM EST
Barack Obama has done some of the most outlandish things ever done by any president, and his administration has been one gigantic boondoggle after another, actions that leave the door wide open for valid and even constructive criticism.
October 28, 2014, 10:02 AM EDT
October 28th will be my 78th birthday, and I'm just sitting here wondering what, if anything, it represents? Will it be some significant milestone or chronological line I'll be crossing that will change my perspectives or effect my mindset, or will it alter my personality in some cynical way as so often happens to old men in their eighth decade?
October 27, 2014, 12:23 PM EDT
One of the first things I was taught as a child was to tell the truth, no matter the consequences, no matter the ramifications. It was ingrained in me from my earliest remembrances and is as much a part of me as breathing.
October 20, 2014, 4:14 PM EDT
There are times in the history of a nation when the citizens desperately need a strong leader, an authority figure, a larger than life, take charge kind of a person who can step before the cameras and microphones and assure the nation that he's taking control of the situation. We need to know that he's got our back so that when we wake up in the morning our world will not be changed beyond recognition and we can sleep through the night in safety and confidence.
October 14, 2014, 9:50 AM EDT
I think we all learn pretty early in life that two and two does not always add up to four when you're referring to some people, and especially some entities.
October 13, 2014, 12:47 PM EDT
The world is moving so fast, and so many devastating things are happening on a daily basis that even serious issues are constantly placed on the back burner to make way for a more serious or a more current piece of bad news.
October 7, 2014, 9:30 AM EDT
Anybody who even makes a cursory effort to keep up with the news would, in all honesty, have to admit that there is a double standard when it comes to who gets handled with kid gloves and who gets handled with a pitch fork.
October 3, 2014, 12:46 PM EDT
The Charlie Daniels Band had been nipping at the heels of major success for a while, with a top ten single in 1973, "Uneasy Rider," and several albums that played on a lot of radio stations around the country and sold moderately well, but never crossed the threshold into the rarified air of gold or platinum.
September 30, 2014, 10:42 AM EDT
Politicians these days, when assessing a situation, are not concerned about how it will effect the country but how they can best turn it to their advantage, how they can spin it and how they can twist it to gain from it; truth and the nation be damned.
September 23, 2014, 12:35 PM EDT
I have heard differing opinions about how ISIS or ISIL, or whatever you choose to call the horde of barbarians murdering, raping and pillaging their way through Iraq and Syria, came into being, and I'm sure the finger pointing will go on for some time to come.
September 16, 2014, 10:44 AM EDT
The term “E Pluribus Unum” appears on American currency and other official places of prominence around America. It’s a Latin phrase that means “out of many, one,” which, of course, implies that, out of the many diverse peoples who make up the population of the United States, we all come together under one banner or flag to become one when our commitment of patriotism is concerned.
September 11, 2014, 2:27 PM EDT
It was a pleasant day for early September in the Tennessee midlands, where the temperatures can range in the high 80s at this time of year. Hazel and myself had gone to the Tennessee
September 9, 2014, 11:54 AM EDT
Hidden things have a habit of coming to light after a while. This is especially true when the hidden thing is an exposed lie, propagated by more lies and cover ups, and involves the lives of four Americans, Ambassador Christopher Stevens, U.S. Foreign Service Manager Sean Smith and two former Navy SEALs, Tyrone Woods and Glen Doherty, who were left alone to die at the hands of Islamic fanatics with no attempt at rescue on September 11, 2012.
September 8, 2014, 2:45 PM EDT
When you take a look around you nowadays, you're apt to want to go back to bed and pull the covers over your head.
September 2, 2014, 4:57 PM EDT
I have learned in my life that there are certain situations that you sit back and let develop and come to you, and then there are those that require your immediate reaction before the seed germinates and the problem grows bigger and more threatening, sometimes growing completely out of control.
August 26, 2014, 11:24 AM EDT
The words “public service” are misnomers when applied to present day politicians. It’s no longer about service to the country but service to self, party, ideology and greed.
August 25, 2014, 12:20 PM EDT
Anarchy is defined in the Webster’s dictionary as: A situation of confusion and wild behavior in which the people in a country, group, organization, etc., are not controlled by rules or laws.