Downballot, Some Life-Issue News

I arrive at DTG Blog sheepishly, behind schedule, having been entirely too wrapped up in my own state's election (424 legislative seats, for starters). As I look at results past the state line, I see that voters in West Virginia and Alabama passed pro-life ballot measures that are essential but shouldn't have been needed. The … Continue reading Downballot, Some Life-Issue News

Interviews With Immigrants Lucy from Vietnam (and EWTN’s Daily Mass)

The Latest in my series of Interviews with Immigrants is the incredible story of Lucy from Vietnam which I conducted during my trip to EWTN studios in Alabama at the beginning of the month. If you are a person who regularly watches the Daily mass on EWTN you have seen Lucy in her white alb … Continue reading Interviews With Immigrants Lucy from Vietnam (and EWTN’s Daily Mass)

Roy Moore, WaPo, and the problem with an untrustworthy press

When the story broke an hour ago that Roy Moore was being accused by multiple women of inappropriate sexual behavior when they were underage teens, I thought, "uh oh." Then, I saw the source: Washington Post. A short wave of relief came over me before the real dread of our current situation took hold. I … Continue reading Roy Moore, WaPo, and the problem with an untrustworthy press

DaTechGuy on the WQPH EWTN pilgrimage to Alabama Part 4

I know this post is very VERY late but a lot has been going on and given my CPAC 2017 trip is in 10 days it's a good preview of the type of interviews etc you might see. The next day we were up very VERY early as a new batch of pilgrims were due … Continue reading DaTechGuy on the WQPH EWTN pilgrimage to Alabama Part 4

DaTechGuy on the WQPH EWTN pilgrimage to Alabama Part 3

Our next day started with breakfast at St Bernard's monastery where Brother Christopher made our crew acquainted with the Benedictine Brew the Monastery's coffee blend and then we were off to pick up our other pilgrims and run a few errands with our new Bus driver and headed for the EWTN studios in Irondale for … Continue reading DaTechGuy on the WQPH EWTN pilgrimage to Alabama Part 3

Voices of EWTN Fr. Mitch Pacwa (and Author Peter Williamson)

I spoke to Fr. Mitch Pacwa after sitting in on his live show during my Trip to EWTN with the WQPH pilgrimage group. The most important line? "If you don't have time to pray they'll be nothing" Now that's a priest I also interviewed his guest that day Author Peter Williamson who is writing commentaries … Continue reading Voices of EWTN Fr. Mitch Pacwa (and Author Peter Williamson)

Voices of St. Bernard Abbey Fr. Ken

Meet one of the monks/priests at St Bernard Abbey in Cullman Alabama Fr. Ken McGrath It's really something to think of a man being a monk since I was five years old but what's really something is to check out this page and see how many of the monks here are young enough to be … Continue reading Voices of St. Bernard Abbey Fr. Ken

Shrine of the Blessed Sacrament Alabama Shroud and Statue

The Last part of the set of videos from the Shrine of the Blessed Sacrament: After the Creche we were led toward the statue of the Child Jesus Our guide took us to the Temple and as we stood before the statue of the Child Jesus explained why it's called a "Temple" rather than a … Continue reading Shrine of the Blessed Sacrament Alabama Shroud and Statue

The Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament Alabama: The Grotto, Creche & Knights of the Eucharist

Continuing the tour of the Shrine of the Blessed Sacrament in Hanceville Alabama. Our guide after talking of the Castle told us of the Grotto on the grounds: (If you are not familiar with the miracles of Lourdes France the site is here). On the opposite side of the Castle is the Creche: I talked … Continue reading The Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament Alabama: The Grotto, Creche & Knights of the Eucharist

The Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament Alabama Castle San Miguel

As many of you know I spent nearly a week in Alabama on a religious retreat staying with the Sister Servants of the eternal word convent in Irondale. In addition to the staying and praying with the Sister Servants we had several day trips to various locations. Part of the trip was to the Shrine … Continue reading The Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament Alabama Castle San Miguel

We Interrupt this blog for a Message from the Fathers of Mercy

It's request night and today on our request line we have Fr. Tony Stevens of the Fathers of Mercy. But who ARE the Fathers of Mercy I've actually never heard of them until today, we'll we've got that covered too. So if you've got some spare time for a prayer throw some his way and … Continue reading We Interrupt this blog for a Message from the Fathers of Mercy

DaTechGuy on DaRadio in Alabama (and NH) Noon EST

A busy time for DaTechGuy today. This morning at 9:30 EST I'll be joining the Granite Grok crew to talk about the battle with the Devil in Cambridge you can find their live stream here. Then at Noon it's DaTechGuy on DaRadio live in Birmingham (Irondale) Alabama where I'm broadcasting live  from the Casa Maria … Continue reading DaTechGuy on DaRadio in Alabama (and NH) Noon EST

Cause & Effect Richard IV Andrew 1st of NY Edition

Let me give Governor Andrew Cuomo a lesson in cause and effect. When you make statements like this: Who are they? Are they these extreme conservatives who are right-to-life, pro-assault-weapon, anti-gay? Is that who they are? Because if that’s who they are and they’re the extreme conservatives, they have no place in the state of … Continue reading Cause & Effect Richard IV Andrew 1st of NY Edition

Why the MSM hates new media: Alabama edition

when a mere blogger is the one asking the questions that by all rights you’d expect to be asked by actual reporters and editors in newsrooms in Washington and New York – you can be excused for thinking there’s something badly out-of-whack in the media universe. Robert Stacy McCain May 29th 2011 Media Bias is … Continue reading Why the MSM hates new media: Alabama edition

The reality of show ID to vote…

...from the first congressman outside Illinois to endorse Barack Obama (emphasis mine): Voting the names of the dead, and the nonexistent, and the too-mentally-impaired to function, cancels out the votes of citizens who are exercising their rights -- that's suppression by any light. If you doubt it exists, I don't; I've heard the peddlers of … Continue reading The reality of show ID to vote…