Grand Canyons

by baldilocks Here's a four-year-old analysis in which my friend, Gerard Vanderleun, uses a now-familiar photograph--one of President Obama and his maternal grandfather, Stanley Dunham—as a symbol of the president himself. What are ordinary Americans to make of this strange man-child who has, through sloth and design in the media, sloth and inattention among the body … Continue reading Grand Canyons

Nearly 1 in 8 men and over 1 in 4 women aged 25-54 not in the workforce

By Steve Eggleston An item released yesterday from the Republicans on the Senate Budget Committee caught my eye. In it, they note that nearly 1 in 8 men between the ages of 25 and 54, long considered the prime workforce, are not even in the workforce, and that once those officially unemployed are added to … Continue reading Nearly 1 in 8 men and over 1 in 4 women aged 25-54 not in the workforce

DaTechGuy on DaRadio Noon EST VA & More

Today on DaTechGuy on DaRadio rather than simply talking about the politics of the VA we are going to talk about the care of vets with Mike Garst a disabled veteran who will speak of his own experiences within the system. In the 2nd hour We'll bring in the panel. Chip Jones, Tom Wesley & … Continue reading DaTechGuy on DaRadio Noon EST VA & More

Seriously, Hillary as the victim of Benghazi?

I was very busy yesterday and only saw this story about the Benghazi chapter of Hillary Clinton's new book last night. “I will not be a part of a political slugfest on the backs of dead Americans. It’s just plain wrong, and it’s unworthy of our great country. Those who insist on politicizing the tragedy … Continue reading Seriously, Hillary as the victim of Benghazi?

A Passionate Life of Presence and Purpose

The late historian Will Durant wrote the following definition of what he felt constituted a civilization in Book 1 of his landmark series on "The Story of Civilization:  Our Oriental Heritage" - "Civilization is social order promoting cultural creation.  Four elements constitute it: economic provision, political organization, moral traditions, and the pursuit of knowledge and the … Continue reading A Passionate Life of Presence and Purpose

Suckers for a Man in a Cassock

1st Romana: You know, if Grendel does become king, he'll never make you his queen. Madame Lamia: Nor you, either. I will see to that. 1st Romana: Ah, but I don't want him and you do, don't you. Look, why don't you let me go? All you have to do is release me and the … Continue reading Suckers for a Man in a Cassock

Venezuela: Bi-partisan US Congress approves sanctions bill

The House of Representatives passed on Wednesday HR4587, the Venezuela Human Rights and Democracy Protection Act, which will impose targeted sanctions on individuals responsible for carrying out or ordering human rights abuses against the citizens of Venezuela The purpose of the bill is to deny visas to enter the United States, block property, freeze assets, … Continue reading Venezuela: Bi-partisan US Congress approves sanctions bill

Secular Blasphemers escape their just punishment

If ONLY we had just 3 networks again then the angry left could keep those Benham Brothers off of TV: A couple of different networks could announce as early as today that they are interested in forming a show starring David and Jason Benham, the two brothers who say they were dumped by HGTV because they object … Continue reading Secular Blasphemers escape their just punishment

Act like Racist Ass, Collect 2 Billion dollars

If this report is accurate a lot of owners of sports franchises are wishing they had young mistresses recording them spouting off racist twaddle. Steve Ballmer, the former Microsoft chief executive worth close to $20 billion, will buy the Clippers for a reported figure worth close to $2 billion according to a report in the Los Angeles TimesThursday evening. … Continue reading Act like Racist Ass, Collect 2 Billion dollars

Obamacare Success? What do you mean success?

Sheriff of Nottingham: We'll reorganize the entire lottery on a larger scale. I want hundreds more tokens made, my men-at-arms will help you sell them. Everyone will be force to buy at least one token. no one is to refuse. The Adventures of Robin Hood The Lottery 1958 Indo Montoya:  You keep using that word. … Continue reading Obamacare Success? What do you mean success?

Shrine of the Blessed Sacrament Alabama Shroud and Statue

The Last part of the set of videos from the Shrine of the Blessed Sacrament: After the Creche we were led toward the statue of the Child Jesus Our guide took us to the Temple and as we stood before the statue of the Child Jesus explained why it's called a "Temple" rather than a … Continue reading Shrine of the Blessed Sacrament Alabama Shroud and Statue

Far Left NC Dem Protests Return

By A.P. Dillon When I began writing here at DaTechGuy, I opened with a series of articles that laid out the landscape of the Left in North Carolina called "A Primer on The Left In NC". You can read parts two, three and four.  One of the main characters in that series is Reverend William Barber of the NC NAACP. He … Continue reading Far Left NC Dem Protests Return

Jeff, Pam Meet EWTN Coverage of the Pope

It's a rare thing when I disagree with Pam Geller or Jeff Dunetz (Yid with Lid) but I think that the Pope's moves in Israel were not only useful but Useful for Israel. Pam being Pam was blunt. She referred to the Pope's prayer at the security barrier as "Papal Jihad" Jeff gave a more … Continue reading Jeff, Pam Meet EWTN Coverage of the Pope

….The problem in the Middle east is the People

While the focus remains on Pope Francis' peace initiative in the Middle East and his prayers at the barrier separating the Palestinians and the Jews... Renewing the appeal made by former pontiff  Benedict XVI, Pope Francis called for “universal recognition” of “the right of the State of Israel to exist and flourish in peace and … Continue reading ….The problem in the Middle east is the People

The Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament Alabama: The Grotto, Creche & Knights of the Eucharist

Continuing the tour of the Shrine of the Blessed Sacrament in Hanceville Alabama. Our guide after talking of the Castle told us of the Grotto on the grounds: (If you are not familiar with the miracles of Lourdes France the site is here). On the opposite side of the Castle is the Creche: I talked … Continue reading The Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament Alabama: The Grotto, Creche & Knights of the Eucharist