Non-Tweets Under the Fedora for Dec 13th: Harold Baines, Rep Swalwell, ¡No Pasaran! San Francisco and Abortion

¡It's been a few days since Harold Baines has been elected to the Baseball HOF by committee and the articles keep coming about how he doesn't belong. I'm a small hall guy who thinks that if you have to think if a person belongs in a HOF fame they likely don't but let me say … Continue reading Non-Tweets Under the Fedora for Dec 13th: Harold Baines, Rep Swalwell, ¡No Pasaran! San Francisco and Abortion

8 Days of Mannheim Steamroller for Christmas: Day 3 Christmas Lullaby

Day three of my Christmas Octave of Mannheim Steamroller in Boston continues today with Christmas Lullaby. I don't know if this is an original song by them or an adaption of something else but I never heard of the song until Mannheim Steamroller did it. The videos doesn’t do them justice so catch the tour … Continue reading 8 Days of Mannheim Steamroller for Christmas: Day 3 Christmas Lullaby

Non Tweets Under the Fedora for Dec 12 Google Clinton and Kids

Listening to the Democrats claim that Google's Censorship of conservatives is fantasy brings to mind the days when Democrats when Democrats claimed that oppression of blacks in the south or repressing their right to vote was exaggerated. Some things never change. In Superbowl XLIX Seattle let themselves be drawn outside with under 30 seconds to … Continue reading Non Tweets Under the Fedora for Dec 12 Google Clinton and Kids

8 Days of Mannheim Steamroller for Christmas: Day 2 Joy to the World

Day two of my Christmas Octave of Mannheim Steamroller in Boston continues today with Joy to the World. I like this video because you can see the performers in it and in addition to the music itself if you go to the show and watch the performers, you'll see some real professional work, particularly among … Continue reading 8 Days of Mannheim Steamroller for Christmas: Day 2 Joy to the World

Non Tweets Under my Fedora 12-11-18

Stacy McCain notes a Miss Kentucky that became obsessed with a 15 year old: What was she thinking? And who was this boy on whom Mrs. Bearse was apparently fixated? Amazing how one who can have almost anyone seems to want what is not allowed. At legal Insurrection they note some of the odd side … Continue reading Non Tweets Under my Fedora 12-11-18

8 Days of Mannheim Steamroller for Christmas: Day 1 Carol of the Bells

My 14 straight days of work since black Friday finally ended on Thursday of last week and on Saturday my wife and I went to the colonial theater in Boston with my oldest to see Mannheim Steamroller, the original Christmas touring band. It was a very nice time. Given the attempts to turn this year's … Continue reading 8 Days of Mannheim Steamroller for Christmas: Day 1 Carol of the Bells

Today’s non-tweets Under my Fedora 12-9-18

I tease twitter a lot but occasionally you can the good civil debate it was sold as a platform for.  I had one such exchange with  . You can read the exchange on the subject of the Church's role in civilization here by viewing the entire conversation. It's a shame this is the exception and … Continue reading Today’s non-tweets Under my Fedora 12-9-18

Why WOULDN’T That Pious Muslim Ali Kill Mr. Dowling?

Another day, another westerner killed in the west for insulting Islam: An Irish university lecturer stabbed to death by one of his former students had allegedly ‘insulted the Prophet Mohammed', his killer has told French police. The 66-year-old academic, named locally as John Dowling, was attacked and stabbed 13 times outside the Paris university where … Continue reading Why WOULDN’T That Pious Muslim Ali Kill Mr. Dowling?

Today’s non-tweets under the Fedroa Baseball, Baker, MS13 and Holy Water 12-7-18

While I love the idea of the RedSox AAA team moving to Worcester just 20 minutes from my house I strongly suspect that the fate of the Worcester Red Sox might be similar to this in Camden NJ Taxpayers spent more than $18 million to build the stadium that would eventually be named Campbell's Field, … Continue reading Today’s non-tweets under the Fedroa Baseball, Baker, MS13 and Holy Water 12-7-18

Dec 7th A Day I will always remember fondly thanks to you

Today is the 77th Pearl Harbor day which is remembered as a day of Infamy. Today is also my brother's 64th birthday (which some might also consider a day of infamy) but for me Dec 7th will always be the day when everything turned around for me. A year ago yesterday I had been laid … Continue reading Dec 7th A Day I will always remember fondly thanks to you

Under the Fedora Thoughts not on Twitter for 12/6/18

Every time I see a blog comment generated via facebook which starts I am making a real GOOD MONEY... I get a slightly smug feeling of satisfaction knowing that. I'm not on facebook I still approve comments by hand  Yeah it shortens the conversation and likely costs me hits as you don't get the instant … Continue reading Under the Fedora Thoughts not on Twitter for 12/6/18

Today’s Would be Tweets Under the Fedora

How far have we fallen as a nation when this is the actual headline of a story on the George H W Bush funeral?"  Bush family seeks to steer clear of anti-Trump sentiment at 41st president’s funeral"  Seeks?  I'd prefer a statement that such behavior will not be tolerated but then again in the days when Bush … Continue reading Today’s Would be Tweets Under the Fedora

Christianity is Loving People Where They are

The results of such fanciful hatred are often most disappointing, and of all humans the English are in this respect the most deplorable milksops. They are creatures of that miserable sort who loudly proclaim that torture is too good for their enemies and then give tea and cigarettes to the first wounded German pilot who … Continue reading Christianity is Loving People Where They are

Five Quick Would be Tweets Under the Fedora

Given the way things are going on twitter here are five quick thoughts that would have been tweets some other day It's my opinion that Meghan McCain would love to do anything other than defend Donald Trump on TV and it takes a certain kind of over the top idiocy unique to The View to … Continue reading Five Quick Would be Tweets Under the Fedora

President Bush Sr. Once Ordinary Now Extraordinary

As I said a few days ago, one of the side effects of a decade of watching the media closely is to understand the whats and the whys of what the ends/means driven media does.  They have two uses for conservatives and or republicans.  The first is to encourage them to criticize other republicans and … Continue reading President Bush Sr. Once Ordinary Now Extraordinary

John Zenger and Andrew Hamilton Weep as some thing never change.

I must insist at the same Time, that what my Client is charged with, is not a Libel ; and I observed just now, that Mr. Attorney in defining a Libel, made use of the words scandalous, seditious and, and tend to disquiet the People ; but (whether with Design or not I will not … Continue reading John Zenger and Andrew Hamilton Weep as some thing never change.

Jeffrey Epstein Hillary Clinton Election 2020 & DaTechGuy’s Laws of Media outrage

On Wednesday I noticed this on twitter concerning Jeffrey Epstein and the Miami Herald: The Miami Herald has put together a bombshell of an investigation of Jeffrey Epstein and prosecutors who negotiated a sealed plea arrangement that allowed the billionaire to only spend a year in jail and avoid prosecution for allegedly sexually assaulting dozens … Continue reading Jeffrey Epstein Hillary Clinton Election 2020 & DaTechGuy’s Laws of Media outrage

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

Twitter and the Tina Brown Math

The investors can expect to lose a crapload of cash in the process. The New Yorker reportedly lost $42 million in three years (1995-97) under Ms. Brown’s editorship. Talk lost an impressive $80 million during its two-year existence. Whatever else you might say about Tina Brown, she’s undeniably brilliant at convincing investors to lose money … Continue reading Twitter and the Tina Brown Math

Why we fight on Twitter, Why they Ban

Lord Irwin: And stop it we will! I don't care if we fill the jails. Stop it! Arrest anyone, any rank, except Gandhi. We'll cut the strength from under him. And then we'll deal with the Mahatma. Gandhi 1982 Twitter can do without me and I can certainly do without twitter Glenn (Instapundit) Reynolds 2016 … Continue reading Why we fight on Twitter, Why they Ban