To Russia Without Love

What Donald Trump said about women is indefensible. What Hillary Clinton has done is even more indefensible. Take her time, for example, as secretary of state. Clinton had one major accomplishment during her tenure: she traveled a lot. As Foreign Affairs put it when Clinton stepped down in 2013, "She leaves office without a signature … Continue reading To Russia Without Love

If only we had a President as strong as Jimmy Carter

You sometimes get a rookie pitcher with a winning season but usually not. I’m hoping for Chester Arthur but I’m expecting Jimmy Carter. DaTechGuy blog Dec 2nd 2008 As the Obama Ukraine policy continues to crash and burn, Morning Joe today brought in the ultimate expert, a man who had to directly deal with a … Continue reading If only we had a President as strong as Jimmy Carter

A Comedic Primer in Russian Salami Tactics

There are a lot of people including who have compared what is going on with Russia & Ukraine to Germany & Europe pre World War 2. Unfortunately things being what they are educationally a lot of people really know nothing about WW 2 and how it came about. All they get taught about the war … Continue reading A Comedic Primer in Russian Salami Tactics

DaTechGuy on DaRadio Noon till 2 EST Ukraine & More

Today will be a busy day for DaTechGuy Today at 10:30 I will be appearing on GROK TALK to talk about what I saw at the NLRC (and perhaps give an update about the outbreak of Scozzafever in Massachusetts.) Then at Noon it's time for DaTechGuy on DaRadio, Like Richard Tisei I won't be at … Continue reading DaTechGuy on DaRadio Noon till 2 EST Ukraine & More

Russia Risk and Reward

You get more of what you reward Glenn Reyonlds While every news network continues to speculate as to just what happened to that Malaysia air flight.  The international poker game for the Rhineland Crimea has pretty much ended. The game was made a lot easier for Putin as the Ukraine gave up its best card … Continue reading Russia Risk and Reward

The 16 Days of Palin Day 7: Flexibility Pens & Putin

This is the 7th of my series of Sarah Palin clips from CPAC 2014 & commentary upon them: Day 1: The Crowd Day 2: The Entrance Day 3: Dr. Seuss Day 4: Why Sarah Feels Good Day 5: Playing Prevent Day 6: Sinking Ships Today things are getting a lot worse in Ukraine: BBC: Some … Continue reading The 16 Days of Palin Day 7: Flexibility Pens & Putin

Chrystia Freeland writes the Stupidest thing I’ve read in years

It is 4:45 at CPAC national harbor and I was about to write something about CPAC or schedule a few new videos when I decided to take a quick peek at Hotair.com. That's where I saw this story at the New York Times by Chrystia Freeland in headlines with the title: Russia Has Already Lost … Continue reading Chrystia Freeland writes the Stupidest thing I’ve read in years

Hillary’s Acomplishments? Dems still thinking

Last year I teased Doug Mataconis over his inability to name an accomplishment of Hillary Clinton as sec of state. Last month I made fun of Andrea Mitchell for not only not being able to name a Hillary accomplishment but suggesting that it would be up to John Kerry to determine if she had any. … Continue reading Hillary’s Acomplishments? Dems still thinking

The Ukrainian If Then Statements

Right now the Ukrainians have some awful decisions to make. The only way for those decisions to be made intelligently is to answer some important IF/THEN questions. Question #1  Will Russia/Putin go to war to keep the Crimea? If the answer is "No" THEN of course the thing to do is refuse call Putin's Rhineland … Continue reading The Ukrainian If Then Statements

DaTechGuy & DaBloggers v MSM Always Trust DaBloggers

Via Stacy McCain we have a collection of MSM wisdom on Ukraine from Ace and Walter Russell Meade we have a collection of the great wisdom of the MSM on Ukraine There were, we were told, lots of reasons not to worry about Ukraine. War is too costly for Russia’s weak economy. Trade would suffer, … Continue reading DaTechGuy & DaBloggers v MSM Always Trust DaBloggers

The MSM’s Ukraine Spin Crisis

The characteristic of Pains and Pleasures is that they are unmistakably real, and therefore, as far as they go, give the man who feels them a touchstone of reality. C. S. Lewis The Screwtape Letters XIII Cat:  Man Reality Sucks Red Dwarf Back in the Red 1999 Last week in Arizona we saw one of … Continue reading The MSM’s Ukraine Spin Crisis