On Muses and Journalism

By: Pat Austin SHREVEPORT — Piggy-backing on Pete’s post in reference to Stacy McCain’s post, I feel obliged to chime in on that conversation for a moment. Both Pete and Stacy referenced Tucker Carlson and his discussion of the deteriorating social fabric and I’m all in agreement on that. No discord here on what either … Continue reading On Muses and Journalism

Non-Twitter Under the Fedora Thoughts Jan 7th Last Days of Christmas, Paid “Shutdowns”, Pickaninny Warren, Communism Now & Victory at Sea

This week begins that last days of this Christmas for until December and because of that is always a sad time for me, but it's tempered by all the smiles of the people pleased to see my Santa Hat still on the top of my fedora. The spirit of Christmas is secularism's greatest foe. The … Continue reading Non-Twitter Under the Fedora Thoughts Jan 7th Last Days of Christmas, Paid “Shutdowns”, Pickaninny Warren, Communism Now & Victory at Sea

The arrest of a powerful Chicago alderman who has been in office for 50 years and the corruption tax

Blogger in downtown Chicago By John Ruberry Chicago isn't so much a city as it is a racket. The federal criminal complaint issued Thursday against Alderman Edward Burke, who has been a member of the Chicago City Council for 50 years--he replaced his father who died in office--has overshadowed the Chicago mayoral race. That election, … Continue reading The arrest of a powerful Chicago alderman who has been in office for 50 years and the corruption tax

Stacy McCain and Why we fight the culture war

Yesterday I was coming into the house after bringing my youngest to work. He was scheduled for 5 pm to close but was called in early. He had been offered five extra hours but decided on taking only three. I was a tad disappointed that he didn't take the full three hours until I got … Continue reading Stacy McCain and Why we fight the culture war

Silenced and Broke

by baldilocks Some mock as a conspiracy theory the notion of a financial elite gathering to impose its will on the rabble. Meanwhile, theory has become fact. It is the most totalitarian form of blacklisting: not just to be prevented from speaking on a university campus, or to be kicked off social media, but to be … Continue reading Silenced and Broke

Recruitment ads and Syria

The average Sailor's age onboard an aircraft carrier is around 22 years old. To say that the military is a young person's game is an understatement. This means that the armed forces around the world spend millions on ads to recruit young people, most of whom they know will only stay 3-5 years in the … Continue reading Recruitment ads and Syria

Getting what we deserve again

I’ve very disappointed in you. Not only did you fail to roll back the sales tax but you elected people particularly for auditor and in Ma-6 whose corruption is publicly known. Almost as bad you returned the person most responsible for the current nationwide financial crisis to office in Ma-4. I talked to many of … Continue reading Getting what we deserve again

Non Tweets Under the Fedora 1-4-18 Bogart & Curtin, Romney & Cuomo, Pelosi and Daughter, Kollab & Insurance and Brady and the Press

Humphrey Bogart, 1940's/50's Democrat and arguably the greatest actor there has ever been once said "The only thing you owe the public is a good performance". If that is true then given the number of good performances we've had from Jane Curtin over the decades I reckon death wish for the GOP not withstanding I reckon … Continue reading Non Tweets Under the Fedora 1-4-18 Bogart & Curtin, Romney & Cuomo, Pelosi and Daughter, Kollab & Insurance and Brady and the Press

Wouldn’t it be best if the migrants fixed their own countries rather than flee?

Why did 147 million individuals  express a desire to immigrate to the United States?  The vast majority wishes to flee to here because they are living in countries with not enough individual freedom, not enough economic opportunity, or have oppressive governments.  What is the root cause behind the recent string of migrant caravans leaving Central … Continue reading Wouldn’t it be best if the migrants fixed their own countries rather than flee?

Our 10th Anniversary Top 10 of All Time Posts at DaTechGuyblog

Since late November was our 10th Anniversary in addition to our normal top posts list that we've already published let's take a trip down memory lane and highlight the top posts of all time here at DaTechGuyblog.com #10 Aug 15 2012 Progressive’s Flo vs Dead woman’s brother with a blog, No Contest A reminder that … Continue reading Our 10th Anniversary Top 10 of All Time Posts at DaTechGuyblog

Your Five Favorite Posts of 2018 and a Special Honorable Mention

2018 was a very down year for me, It was the 1st year since 2014 that my traffic dropped although this year's 22% drop pales next to '14's 54% it's quite a disappointment after three straight years of 10% growth or better. Bad year or no there were post that lead the rest and in … Continue reading Your Five Favorite Posts of 2018 and a Special Honorable Mention

My 2018 Posts That You Might Not Have Noticed

by baldilocks In order of earliest to most recent, these are some of my favorite posts from last year. They didn't necessarily get the most traffic, but I liked them -- mostly due to cracking myself up. Enjoy. Libyan Slave Markets and Jumping Into The Fire We all know that Arab Muslims have been buying and … Continue reading My 2018 Posts That You Might Not Have Noticed

The ‘Real’ Stories Behind Football

As the college and professional football seasons lumber toward their conclusion, I couldn’t help but recall and then watch the brilliant TV series “Friday Night Lights,” a wonderful program about high school football in Texas. The series' setting, Dillon, is a small town in rural Texas—not unlike my high school days in Sioux Falls, South … Continue reading The ‘Real’ Stories Behind Football

1st 2019 Non Twitter Thoughts Under the Fedora Netflix, Chinese Stocks,

It's 2019 and Donald Trump has a one big advantage. If the Trump economy continues he can continue to take credit for it as it was in place before the Democrats take power and if things start to tank he can instantly blame the Democrats and don't think for one moment he won't be able … Continue reading 1st 2019 Non Twitter Thoughts Under the Fedora Netflix, Chinese Stocks,