Thursday, March 13, 2014

David Yeagley Has Passed. R. I. P. David Yeagley

David Yeagley — "Bad Eagle"
From Quartermain:

On March 11, 2014, Dr. David Yeagley aka Bad Eagle passed away.

He will be missed by myself and loyal readers.

Over the years, I've linked to David Yeagley's articles a number of times.  A great writer and an incisive commenter on political and social matters. Information at this link:


  1. Thanks for posting.

    Dr. Yeagley was one of many that led me out of liberalism

  2. From the Bad Eagle web site:

    DAVID Yeagley has been called “an American Indian Leonardo da Vinci“. He is an author, scholar, classical composer, concert musician, portrait artist and political commentator. He founded and runs the popular blog

    An enrolled member of the Comanche tribe, Dr. Yeagley created, the sole voice of conservative thought among American Indian intellectuals. He frequently discusses American Indian issues on radio and television, and has appeared on The O’Reilly Factor, Hannity & Colmes and C-SPAN.

    A regular contributor to David Horowitz’s, Dr. Yeagley has also written for American Enterprise, and other conservative publications. He has written two books, titled Bad Eagle: The Rantings of a Conservative Comanche and Altered States: The State of the Dead, The State of the Holy.

    A precocious musician, Dr. Yeagley gave his first major piano performance at age 13 with the Oklahoma Symphony Orchestra. His musical compositions include a grand opera, a full-length film score and other orchestral works. Leading classical musicians have performed his works, as well as famous symphonies, including the Kiev Philharmonic, the Moravian Philharmonic and the National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra.

    Dr. Yeagley has two Masters degrees and a doctorate., including a Master of Divinity from Yale University; a Master of Arts in Literature and History from Emory University (1981); and a Doctorate of Musical Arts from the University of Arizona (1994). He also received a Bachelor of Music degree from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music and an Artist Diploma in Piano from the Hartt School of Music.

    He has taught humanities and literature at Oklahoma’s College of Liberal Studies (2001), Oklahoma State University–Oklahoma City (1996 – 2001), and the University of Central Oklahoma (1997 – 1998).