Massachusetts Gaming Commission in Leominster Slots or No?

Tuesday the Massachusetts Gaming Commission met in Leominster Massachusetts for the final hearings on the location of a proposed slots parlor or the state. I got there about an hour early and recorded a summary of the issues. Two men with a batch of "No Slots in Leominster" signs showed up early. The meeting was … Continue reading Massachusetts Gaming Commission in Leominster Slots or No?

572 days ago the Son of the Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing for the Obama administration…

...Democrat representative Carlos Henriquez was arrested for kidnapping and assault of a young woman who resisted his sexual advances. 17 days ago the son of the Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing for the Obama administration Democrat Representative Carlos Henriquez was convicted of assault on said woman and sent to jail. He remains a … Continue reading 572 days ago the Son of the Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing for the Obama administration…

The Conservative Immigration Gordian Knot

They were like the French Barons of the 13th Century They had accumulated so much power that they didn't want to share it with anyone else. Peter Seltz on the Baseball owners Dec 23rd 1976 Baldrick:  I have a cunning plan Blackadder The last several days we have seen the Republican party start to push … Continue reading The Conservative Immigration Gordian Knot

Interview Dan Dubrule GOP Candidate Ma-2

Monday I interviewed GOP candidate for the 2nd Massachusetts district Dan Dubrule after his speech at the Twin City Tea Party monthly meeting It's not every GOP candidate who is a union leader and he is passionate about the misconceptions about Union Workers as I write in my Examiner piece: I’ve been a union rep … Continue reading Interview Dan Dubrule GOP Candidate Ma-2

Amy Glass: The Epitome of Decadent

By A.P. Dillon Over the weekend, there was another round of Hilary Rosening. By that I mean the disparaging of stay at home moms. This war on women by other women started with Rosen, was picked up by Michelle Goldberg and then again by Elizabeth Wurtzel. The latest to pick up the mantle is a woman named Amy Glass. This Amy … Continue reading Amy Glass: The Epitome of Decadent

Henriquez and Lunenburg Nothing (Useful) to see here…

Yesterday Carlos Henriquez made the front page of the Boston Herald: Inmate lawmaker Rep. Carlos Henriquez is 
doing his Beacon Hill business from his Billerica jail cell, thumbing through bills and budget proposals, and speaking to staff by phone “at least once a day,” 
according to the disgraced Dorchester Democrat’s legislative aide. “We’ve been in … Continue reading Henriquez and Lunenburg Nothing (Useful) to see here…

Fulton Street Gun incident Update & Arrests

You might recall some video from last Friday concerning armed men on Fulton Street Fitchburg and my initial report that day from the scene as things developed: This week the Fitchburg Police department released the following Press release now available on Facebook On Friday January 24, 2014 at approximately 10:40 p.m. members of the City … Continue reading Fulton Street Gun incident Update & Arrests

Latin America: What was missing from the SOTU

In last night's State of the Union speech, President Obama mentioned Iran ten times, Hezbollah once, but not a word on Latin America and how it plays in Iran's plans. The President may not have read, for instance, the 2011 report from the House of Representatives' Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence describing Hezbollah's growing terrorist … Continue reading Latin America: What was missing from the SOTU

Henriquez, IRS and Udall, it’s all one story

Out of a decent respect for the opinion of mankind, it is customary to give such excuses as "threatening weather" or "wet field."  There is nothing in the world, though, to prevent me from saying the field is unfit because I had a nosebleed behind first base. Bill Veeck:  Veech --As in Wreck  1962 As … Continue reading Henriquez, IRS and Udall, it’s all one story

How the media works in one image

Half of the battle in media is to decide what to report on and what doesn't. Yesterday the London Telegraph has this story on Scott Walker and the situation in Wisconsin titled How Scott Walker and the conservatives saved Wisconsin. America, take note: There was a time when Wisconsin was headline news. You must remember … Continue reading How the media works in one image

What’s Growing in Your Garden?

by baldilocks Over at Ace of Spades HQ, my friend Monty expounds on a concept which I coined a number of years ago at my old blog and mentioned in an earlier Da Tech Guy post: The Coconut Treatment. There is a price to be paid for divorcing actions and concepts from the words that describe them. … Continue reading What’s Growing in Your Garden?

War on Women Update Carlos Henriquez D-MA Day 569/14

This is a War on Women Update! As of Today January 28th 2014 it is day 569 since Boston Democrat Representative Carlos Henriquez was arrested & charged with Domestic Assault & Domestic Kidnapping. As of Today it day 14 since Boston Democrat Representative was convicted of Assaulting and sentenced to six months in jail. Carlos … Continue reading War on Women Update Carlos Henriquez D-MA Day 569/14

If only Leni Riefenstahl was a Communist like Pete Seeger…

...perhaps Morning Joe & the MSM would have remembered & celebrated her the day she died as they did Pete Seeger today. Mr. Seeger’s career carried him from singing at labor rallies to the Top 10 to college auditoriums to folk festivals, and from a conviction for contempt of Congress (after defying the House Un-American … Continue reading If only Leni Riefenstahl was a Communist like Pete Seeger…

DaTechGuy on DaRadio with Bill Jacobson now available

Did you miss this week's DaTechguy on DaRadio with Bill Jacobson? You did? the HORROR! Well that's easily solved you can listen to the first hour with Bill Here. And don't forget Da Magnificent Panel with Mike Hummell, Smitty and Ladd Ehlinger. You can catch that here.

Common Core Standards: The Measuring Stick With No Measurements

by Linda Szugyi I'm three chapters into Terrence O. Moore's new book, The Story-Killers:  A Common-Sense Case Against the Common Core, and all I can say is amen. Thanks to the military lifestyle, our family experienced a Church of England primary school, two Catholic private schools, and a public virtual school in just five short years.  These experiences … Continue reading Common Core Standards: The Measuring Stick With No Measurements