My Guide on the best way to handle watching tonight’s Democrat Debate

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Obama created racists? the Unwoke FBI Descriptions, Guns and Garlic, Sir Humphrey on the bright side of the UN and MSM conversion thready Under the Fedora

Joe Lockheart is publicly claiming that every single person who supports Donald Trump is a racist and should just come out and declare themselves such. Given the number of Trump voters who pulled the lever for Barack Obama either twice or at least once I have a question for him. If we take your assertion … Continue reading Obama created racists? the Unwoke FBI Descriptions, Guns and Garlic, Sir Humphrey on the bright side of the UN and MSM conversion thready Under the Fedora

The College Scandal Shows Why the Left is so upset by #LearntoCode

The breaking news about the lifestyles of the rich and brainless buying their way into colleges really explains why the hashtag #learntocode triggers so many people. "Learn to code" implies the ability to learn how to do something currently outside of one's current knowledge base, which is what the whole idea of a college education … Continue reading The College Scandal Shows Why the Left is so upset by #LearntoCode

Tales from the Illinois Exodus–Part One

By John Ruberry If  you are looking for bad news then Illinois is just the place for you. What I'm writing here at Da Tech Guy will probably become a series. Illinois' population has been shrinking for five straight years. After the 2020 Census the Prairie State will lose one congressional seat. And it's possible … Continue reading Tales from the Illinois Exodus–Part One

The unused tools in the military

Over 10 years ago, I was the electrical officer aboard a submarine. One of my Sailors was a massive slacker. Every time he was on duty, I would catch him gaffing off his maintenance responsibilities. Every collateral duty I assigned him was done poorly, and almost always required another Sailor to ensure completion. Luckily for … Continue reading The unused tools in the military

The horticulturist in the Google doodle

I'm staying away from most headlines out of news exhaustion, so today I'm posting about Gertrude Jekyll (no relation to Robert Lewis Stevenson's fictional doctor). Gertrude, born 174 years ago, was THE garden designer of her age, Born in 1843, Jekyll was a British horticulturist, garden designer, artist and writer who created more than 400 … Continue reading The horticulturist in the Google doodle

Personal Honor

by baldilocks One of my friends surmises that President Trump calls Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) Pocahontas because he doesn’t get the Fauxcahontas joke that spread all over the conservative Internet after it was revealed that Warren had claimed to be part Indian and used it to get a position at Harvard. (It was later discovered … Continue reading Personal Honor

Is Thankfulness too much to ask for?

Normally Thanksgiving is about getting together and enjoying each others company. In my case, with no nearby family, I tend to host Sailors at my house who can't travel home to be with family. They come from a variety of backgrounds, so the conversations we have over the dinner table are always interesting. Despite the … Continue reading Is Thankfulness too much to ask for?

Ephemera vs Evidence or Roy Moore vs Clinton/Rose/Franken/Weinstein/Conyers et/all

Brock:  And those are the facts, Madam Chairman.  Mena:  Does that conclude the evidence?  4th Doctor: Evidence? Evidence? You couldn't hang a hat on that.  Doctor Who  The Leisure Hive 1980 PM James Hacker: Nobody knows it's not true. Press statements aren't made under oath Yes Prime Minister A Victory for Democracy 1986 Harry Faversham: One moment, sir. … Continue reading Ephemera vs Evidence or Roy Moore vs Clinton/Rose/Franken/Weinstein/Conyers et/all

A Tale of Two War Criminals

There were two trials recently for two men who were each accused of genocidal war crimes. The men were on opposite sides of a conflict. One man was sentenced to life in prison, one man will serve no time at all and is free to live his life however he pleases. One man massacred thousands … Continue reading A Tale of Two War Criminals

Thankfulness

Thankfulness is not the same as gratitude. Thankfulness involves appreciativeness, gratitude is the act of being thankful. You must appreciate something in order to be thankful, which brings in the act of gratitude. Our first President, George Washington, at the request of Congress, established the first Thanksgiving Day for the purpose of "acknowledging with grateful … Continue reading Thankfulness

Bicoastal Challenges to Pro-life Pregnancy Centers

Related stories come to us from Connecticut and California, where "anti-abortion" centers (in the parlance of the Hartford Courant) are getting some pushback. From the Courant, 11/10/17: The city is looking to crack down on faith-driven crisis pregnancy centers, which critics say sometimes pose as clinics to lure women and hand out misleading information about … Continue reading Bicoastal Challenges to Pro-life Pregnancy Centers

Ladies and gentlemen

In the late 1960s the counterculture set out to destroy societal mores. Free love, legal abortions at any point in the pregnancy, drug use, destruction of the establishment, damn the consequences. The 60s generation rebelled against their parents's standards where men were expected to be gentlemen and women ladies. I was not one of the … Continue reading Ladies and gentlemen

Charlie Rose, Glenn Thrush, Oliver Stone etc etc etc My Liberal Over/under is Six

You know it was a lot easier when we were able to just call Democrats the Harvey Weinstein / Kevin Spacey Left. Now we have to call them the Bill Clinton / Harvey Weinstein / Kevin Spacey / Al Franken / Charlie Rose / Glenn Thrush / Oliver Stone / John Coyners / Jeffrey Tambor … Continue reading Charlie Rose, Glenn Thrush, Oliver Stone etc etc etc My Liberal Over/under is Six

Why Cops Don’t Like Smart Guns

A “smart gun” is a weapon that requires the shooter to identify themselves before firing. This is not a new idea, and every month a new smart gun is released that promises to fix the problems of the last generation. As with any new technology, if smart guns are to be successful, their adoption will … Continue reading Why Cops Don’t Like Smart Guns