Shoplifters, come to Cook County and Chicago, “It’s open season on businesses” because of Kim Foxx

By John Ruberry This morning on Fox Chicago's "Flannery Fired Up" host Mike Flannery's first guest was retired Illinois appellate court judge Sheila O'Brien. She was the driving force behind the months-long but ultimately successful struggle to name a special prosecutor in the Jussie Smollett case. Kim Foxx, the leftist Democrat who is the Cook … Continue reading Shoplifters, come to Cook County and Chicago, “It’s open season on businesses” because of Kim Foxx

Pintastic NE 2019 Da People

I have a lot of fun playing Pinball at Pintastic NE and interviewing key folks but the most fun is interviewing folks at the event. Like Mary Margaret And Fred and John and Sarah and Johnny Hot Sauce Don't get me wrong, it's very cool to check out stuff like the one handed play of … Continue reading Pintastic NE 2019 Da People

A Slice of CA Voter Fraud Pie

by baldilocks I know you’re not shocked about this. An indictment unsealed in Los Angeles charged nine people accused of participating in voting fraud schemes — in which homeless people were allegedly offered cash or cigarettes in exchange for forged signatures on initiative petitions and voter registration forms. (…) Prosecutors have accused the group of 14 … Continue reading A Slice of CA Voter Fraud Pie

Russian disinformation up close in the Baltic

BALTOPS 2019 participants in Kiel, Germany While the run-up to the Democratic Party Debates and the crisis in the Persian Gulf with Iran has captured the news cycle, I've spent the past few weeks as part of the BALTOPS exercise. BALTOPS is an annual exercise that the US has lead in the Baltic Sea for … Continue reading Russian disinformation up close in the Baltic

Pintastic NE 2019 Wonka Wonka Wonka

Every year at Pintastic there are a group of people who are well known in the Pinball industry but pretty much unknown to the rest of the world. Usually these folks are game designers or artists or manufacturs of games or parts such as Marc Mandeltort whose company makes parts for machines dating back to … Continue reading Pintastic NE 2019 Wonka Wonka Wonka

Pintastic NE 2019 Early Videos

While the rest of the political blogging world was focusing on the 2nd Democrat debate I was spending my time more productively by attending my 5th annual Pintastic NE being held once again at the Sturbirdge Host Hotel in Sturbridge MA. And of course a Any event with DaTechGuy at it means views and interviews … Continue reading Pintastic NE 2019 Early Videos

Sound and Darkness

Camel the band (as opposed to the animal and the cigarette) were for several years during the 1970s on the periphery of progressive rock. Much like their fellow countrymen Gentle Giant, while the band enjoyed a certain level of success, it was never the stuff of chart-topping records and sold out arenas. Whereas Gentle Giant … Continue reading Sound and Darkness

The Bladensburg Cross, Supreme Court Precedent, and the Dirty Dozen

On June 20th the Supreme Court handed down their decision in regard to the 32 foot tall Blandensberg cross, which is located in Maryland.  The Supreme Court ruled correctly that the cross does not violate the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment.  The rational behind that decision was however deeply flawed, leaving the door wide … Continue reading The Bladensburg Cross, Supreme Court Precedent, and the Dirty Dozen

Debate Dud, Cameron to Front Page, Global Warming Colorado Style, India Importing American Oil, Boomers Bust Under the Fedora

I watched the Democrat debate from my hotel room at Pintastic NE (which starts for me at 11 am YAY!) and other than the fact that Tulsi Gabbard was clearly the most physically noticeable and she and Corey Booker were the most vocally noticeable my opinion can be summed up in three tweets. The Democrats … Continue reading Debate Dud, Cameron to Front Page, Global Warming Colorado Style, India Importing American Oil, Boomers Bust Under the Fedora

A-Listers Rush to Prove Donald Trump is not Hitler nor running a dictatorship

There are a lot of crazies on the left who have been insisting that Donald Trump is Hitler and that he is running concentration camps and his administration is a dictatorship so I was very pleased to hear that a group of A-List talent from Hollywood has decided to put this nonsense to rest once … Continue reading A-Listers Rush to Prove Donald Trump is not Hitler nor running a dictatorship

Let It Go

by baldilocks Originally posted in 2014. Links current. At, some point, black Americans, you're going to have to let go of it. What is "it?" It's your worship of blackness. Both you and I know that you worship your carcass. And those of you who do demand that others worship it as well. And if … Continue reading Let It Go

The wonkette for president?

It’s not often that I find that I agree with salon.com, a mostly leftist online magazine. But I recently reread a piece that argues that American voters don’t want a wonk for president, but journalists do. “Much political commentary and public debate seem to assume that the president is all powerful. But while the president … Continue reading The wonkette for president?

Under the Fedora Raverly gets woke, Google still woke, Sarkeesian gets broke, Trump No blood for Drones, Pintastic NE starts Thursday!

a Knitting website has decided to ban open support for Donald Trump; The ban includes "support in the form of forum posts, projects, patterns, profiles, and all other content." The company assures users that if they get booted from the site for supporting Trump, "we will make sure that you have access to your data." … Continue reading Under the Fedora Raverly gets woke, Google still woke, Sarkeesian gets broke, Trump No blood for Drones, Pintastic NE starts Thursday!