Forward to Detroit: Prominent Chicago mayoral candidate suggests a commuter tax

By John Ruberry Democrats, particularly Chicago Democrats, love political dynasties. Before Mayor Carter Harrison Jr. there was Carter Harrison. Before Richard M. Daley there was Mayor Richard J. Daley. In Mike Royko's indispensable study of urban machine politics, the Pulitzer Prize columnist wrote, "The Dan Ryan is the expressway that [Richard J.] Daley takes to … Continue reading Forward to Detroit: Prominent Chicago mayoral candidate suggests a commuter tax

Sea Change: CNN Fires Marc Lamont Hill

Happy 10th Anniversary to DaTechGuy Blog! by baldilocks I'm old enough to remember when Marc Lamont Hill -- formerly of CNN -- used what I've termed as Rapist Logic after Mitt Romney posted a family photo on Twitter back in 2013. On Christmas Eve, former presidential candidate Mitt Romney offered a photo of himself, his … Continue reading Sea Change: CNN Fires Marc Lamont Hill

Thomas Jefferson – Racist villain or abolitionist hero?

No founding father was more instrumental in establishing the United States as a nation grounded in individual freedom, natural law, Republican form of government, and a constitutionally limited federal government than Thomas Jefferson.  No founding father has been more unfairly maligned by academia and modern historians than Thomas Jefferson.  Some readers, those of a more … Continue reading Thomas Jefferson – Racist villain or abolitionist hero?

Under the Fedora 10 Years at DaTechGuyblog

10 Years ago when the internet and the blogisphere was much younger I launched this blog to keep me busy as I searched for the replacement for the best job I ever had. When I did I had no idea where that would lead, here are some thoughts on the subject combined with some observations … Continue reading Under the Fedora 10 Years at DaTechGuyblog

Plan Now for January’s March for Life

Pro-lifers nationwide observe the anniversary of the Supreme Court's 1973 Roe v. Wade decision every January, no matter who's in the White House and no matter which party holds a majority in Congress. Peaceful affirmation of the right to life is always in season. The next national March for Life in Washington will be Friday, January … Continue reading Plan Now for January’s March for Life