The Economy, Methadone Clinics, Employing the Unemployable, Methadone Polls and Title Town Five Quick Thoughts Under the Fedora

The economic news keeps getting better and better: The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 150 points at the open, following the release of the better-than-expected jobs report. The Nasdaq Composite opened 0.7% higher, while the S&P 500 also climbed 0.46%.The U.S. added a robust 263,000 new hires in April while the unemployment rate fell to 3.6%, … Continue reading The Economy, Methadone Clinics, Employing the Unemployable, Methadone Polls and Title Town Five Quick Thoughts Under the Fedora

Louisville basketball team deserves “the death penalty”

By John Ruberry Last week I wrote this in my own blog about a scandal-plagued state university in Kentucky: "Is Louisville a college with an athletic program? Or is it an athletic program that offers some college classes?" Late last month the shadowy and corrupt realm of NCAA men's college basketball, whose players are nominally … Continue reading Louisville basketball team deserves “the death penalty”

Who’s Abridging What (Updated)

by baldilocks Two recent “public outrage” issues in this year’s news have demonstrated that many people—even conservatives—have the notion that no one may abridge “free speech.” The Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson-A&E controversy The Donald Sterling-NBA Controversy The only law related to free speech is in the U.S. Constitution, specifically, Article I of the Bill of … Continue reading Who’s Abridging What (Updated)

Never Follow a Lunatic

By baldilocks Over at American Thinker, Rick Moran comments upon the latest acts of devotion in the bromance between former NBA player/infamous weirdo Dennis Rodman and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. This time, Rodman has enlisted other former NBA players to join him for an All-sort-of-Star game in a place chock full of prison … Continue reading Never Follow a Lunatic

DaTechGuy on DaRadio moved to 1:30 PM EST. or after UMASS vs Seton Hall Sat March 17th BUMPED

The good news is for the 2nd year in a row UMASS won in the first round of the NIT tournament beating Mississippi State 101-96 in double overtime. They move to a 2nd round game against top seed Seton Hall at 11 AM The bad news is for the 2nd year in a row we … Continue reading DaTechGuy on DaRadio moved to 1:30 PM EST. or after UMASS vs Seton Hall Sat March 17th BUMPED

You wouldn’t know by my shape…

...but I prefer to play basketball rather than watch it. That being said These multi player trades always struck me as odd. The Post, citing a league source, said the Knicks would send Wilson Chandler, Raymond Felton, Danilo Gallinari, Timofey Mozgov and a 2014 first-round draft pick to the Nuggets, who would get additional picks … Continue reading You wouldn’t know by my shape…

I think the LeBron stuff and LeBron himself is very overrated, however…

we are going to hold not being Jordan against him? C'mon! Jordon at worst is the 2nd greatest player of all time (I'd give the nod to Russell) so I think we can forgive him for not having the same drive in some areas. it is the media hype that has changed the expectations game … Continue reading I think the LeBron stuff and LeBron himself is very overrated, however…

We interupt this fundraiser to say one thing about the Celtics

I have never seen a bench play so well. This team has turned around the game in the 4th with 1 starter and 4 bench players. Tony Allen, Nate Robinson, Wallace and Big Baby are just playing incredible. We may win this game/series we may not, but it won't be the fault of this bench … Continue reading We interupt this fundraiser to say one thing about the Celtics

NBA No Borders Allowed

The Phoenix Suns have decided they have a niche market and want to support it. The Phoenix Suns on Tuesday announced that they will be wearing an alternative jersey identifying them as "Los Suns" during Wednesday's playoff game to voice the team's disapproval for Arizona's tough new immigration law. The League seems to be standing … Continue reading NBA No Borders Allowed

Larry Bird & Magic Johnson When the Game was Ours: Amazon Vine Review

My Amazon Vine review of Larry Bird & Erwin Magic Johnson: When the Game was Ours by Jackie MacMullan is available at Amazon.com here. I am a baseball guy but this book was excellent, it's a story of respect and hard work and most importantly respect for the game and how it should be played. … Continue reading Larry Bird & Magic Johnson When the Game was Ours: Amazon Vine Review