The 2015 posts worth a 2nd Look

By Definition I of course want all of the posts at DaTechGuy Blog to be read and noticed but looking at my 2015 stats I want to point to five posts that deserve a lot more attention then they got: January 17 2015 The I93 gift to the GOP if they’re only smart enough to … Continue reading The 2015 posts worth a 2nd Look

My answers for Karl the Trump Guy

It's very rare that I base a post on a comment by a reader but this one I think was worth promoting and answering: QUESTION FOR THE CRUZ GUY: I *was* a Cruz guy, but am now in Trump's camp. I tend to agree with Trevor Loudon's advice he gave while touring the USA (in … Continue reading My answers for Karl the Trump Guy

Top 3 (and bottom 5) posts of 2015

I'm not a big list guy but here were the top 3 posts in terms of hits at DaTechGuy Blog in 2015 #3  Gwen Ifill , IowaHawk & The State of American Journalism in two Tweets Sometimes the simplest points are the best and Iowahawk made it #2 My Predictions Concerning the Paris Attacks The … Continue reading Top 3 (and bottom 5) posts of 2015

The Unexpectedly Chronicles Barack Obama Treats congress like a battered wife

This comes as no surprise to me: The National Security Agency (NSA) swept up conversations with U.S. lawmakers as it monitored lobbying on the Iran nuclear deal by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his aides. If you are shocked or angry about this, then you simply haven't paid attention. After all if you've demonstrated … Continue reading The Unexpectedly Chronicles Barack Obama Treats congress like a battered wife

Random thoughts at year’s end

It's the season of listicles, which tend to drive me to distraction, which in turn explains this post. Abroad, 2015 may mark a trend in Latin America away from the pernicious "21st Century Socialism" of Hugo Chavez and his Foro de Sao Paulo buddies. After the defeat of Cristina Kirchner's hand-picked candidate in Argentina,  the … Continue reading Random thoughts at year’s end

Hillary Clinton Nightmare Another Day of Talking Bill Clinton

Despite the dramatic departure of George Pataki from the GOP field guaranteeing at least an 11th place finish for Governor Gilmore of Virginia we have seen yet another day of the sexual history of Bill Clinton in the headlines. Every single day of this does to horrible things to the Hillary Clinton campaign   It … Continue reading Hillary Clinton Nightmare Another Day of Talking Bill Clinton

Tribalism Replaces Truth

by baldilocks Do you ever feel as though the world has become like the movie The Invasion of the Body Snatchers and that you are one of the few remaining unsnatched? Just wondering. Everything has become a litmus test for labelling. Everyone knows, just knows what you think about a topic because of their notions … Continue reading Tribalism Replaces Truth

Hillary Nightmare #2 Ruth Marcus in the Washington Post “[Bill] Clinton has preyed on them”

Next to the googling thing this has got to hurt Hillary & Co the most: Well, Bill Clinton has a penchant for something. He had a successful presidency — with an ugly blot. “Sexism” isn’t the precise word for his predatory behavior toward women or his inexcusable relationship with a 22-year-old intern. Yet in the larger … Continue reading Hillary Nightmare #2 Ruth Marcus in the Washington Post “[Bill] Clinton has preyed on them”

The GOP/MSM Donald Trump vs Cruz, Bush, Rubio, Christie, Kasich, Fiorina etc Double Standard

One of the favorite tactics of the MSM when trying to create conventional wisdom is to play the old "move the goalposts" game. The basic idea being, if you can't change reality, change what reality means, thus a defeat becomes a "moral victory" and a victory becomes empty because it is not of the correct … Continue reading The GOP/MSM Donald Trump vs Cruz, Bush, Rubio, Christie, Kasich, Fiorina etc Double Standard

Hillary Clinton’s Nightmare Young Women googling Juanita Broaddrick et/al

A few days ago we noted that CNN tried to shut down old friend Kurt Schlichter when he brought up Bill Clinton's sexual history. This has backfired specatcularly not only in terms of Kurt: It was more than just a hilarious meltdown by a stalwart defender of all things liberal – and the inspiration for … Continue reading Hillary Clinton’s Nightmare Young Women googling Juanita Broaddrick et/al

Looking Past the Surface

By: Pat Austin SHREVEPORT – It has been a crazy week of weather all across the country; here in Louisiana we’re going from 80 degrees on Christmas day to 24 degrees this weekend.  Our neighbor, Texas, suffered numerous tornados a couple of night ago with eleven fatalities and numerous injuries.  The communities of Rowlett, Sunnyvale, … Continue reading Looking Past the Surface

Ted Cruz, Mike Huckabee, Gay Marriage and Top 3 Issues

Mike Huckabee is trying to make hay of Ted Cruz's statement that Gay Marriage is not a top three issue for him.  He's pretending that Cruz doesn't think the issue is important even though Ted Cruz was the only other GOP candidate who was there for the Rally for Kim Davis and it was only a … Continue reading Ted Cruz, Mike Huckabee, Gay Marriage and Top 3 Issues

The Unexpectedly Chronicles: Pissing off half the customer base hurts

Hot Dog Vender:  Got no opinions Sir, they're bad for business Inherit the Wind 1960   Via Instapundit and Don Surber comes this at Wired: Firefox’s share of the browser market is declining rapidly, according to multiple measures. W3Counter says Firefox’s share has decreased from 21.3 percent of browser usage in November 2012 to 11.5 percent this … Continue reading The Unexpectedly Chronicles: Pissing off half the customer base hurts

Baltimore’s bloody 2015

By John Ruberry Last year there were 211 homicides in Baltimore. As of the 361st day of 2015 there have been 338 murders in Maryland's largest city. Meanwhile in New York City, which has twelve times the population of Baltimore, there have been 339 killings as this year winds down. Murders in B'more began their surge after … Continue reading Baltimore’s bloody 2015

Carl Yastrzemski Ted Cruz Stats, Immigration and Context

9th Doctor: This station is designed to explode the minute it reaches capacity. Rose: Didn't anyone notice? Isn't there someone in London checking this sort of stuff? Margaret: We're in Cardiff. London doesn't care. The South Wales coast could fall into the sea and they wouldn't notice. Doctor Who Boomtown 2005 One of the most … Continue reading Carl Yastrzemski Ted Cruz Stats, Immigration and Context