You may have heard by now that the Happy Birthday song is in copyright. Or is it?
One of the longest copyright disputes revolves around “Happy Birthday” and whether you can use that song in your films and videos, or in live concerts and plays. “Happy Birthday to you” has been around so long that almost no one knows who composed it.
I bet some of you might even be thinking that James William Tate had something to do with it. Sorry, he didn’t. Continue reading “Happy Birthday to you, James William Tate”
In a letter to the British press, an American Federalist was sure of victory over Madison’s “Democrats.”
“De Witt Clinton will be president; Mr Monroe will go out; his successor is not named.”
He continued that “our secretary of treasury is going down as fast as possible. His budget will, no doubt, be the laughing stock of all foreign nations, as well as this.”
Continue reading “The papers were wrong! Clinton is the loser!”
The flags were down this winter, perhaps due to budget cuts. Well, now they’re back up again, and with some surprising changes.