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

Debating the Debate

For all of the true debaters out there, let’s face it: this was not an actual debate. The American Debate Association describes how a debate is supposed to work. The debate focuses on a statement, such as "The United States needs a new tax system to create jobs." For example, Donald Trump gets first crack … Continue reading Debating the Debate

Gaming the Disability System

At the beginning of every semester, I receive several letters of accommodation for students with disabilities. Usually, the letters describe learning rather than physical disabilities. Unfortunately, the Americans with Disabilities Act, a noble gesture to eliminate discrimination and physical barriers, has increasingly become a means for college students to game the academic system for better … Continue reading Gaming the Disability System

The 2015 posts worth a 2nd Look

By Definition I of course want all of the posts at DaTechGuy Blog to be read and noticed but looking at my 2015 stats I want to point to five posts that deserve a lot more attention then they got: January 17 2015 The I93 gift to the GOP if they’re only smart enough to … Continue reading The 2015 posts worth a 2nd Look

Top 3 (and bottom 5) posts of 2015

I'm not a big list guy but here were the top 3 posts in terms of hits at DaTechGuy Blog in 2015 #3  Gwen Ifill , IowaHawk & The State of American Journalism in two Tweets Sometimes the simplest points are the best and Iowahawk made it #2 My Predictions Concerning the Paris Attacks The … Continue reading Top 3 (and bottom 5) posts of 2015

I Proclaim the DaTechGuy Experiment a success!

In November 2008 DaTechGuy Blog premiered at my old WordPress hosted location DatechGuy.wordpress.com (the blog still exists both as an archive and as an emergency backup in case this site is down for whatever reason so you may want to bookmark it). When traffic started to increase and it became apparent that I wasn't going … Continue reading I Proclaim the DaTechGuy Experiment a success!

…and the Five posts you ignored more than MSNBC

It's axiomatic that some posts are going to be a lot more popular than others. People have different priorities and the customer base has things that interest them and things that don't. For example with one exception none of my Doctor Who posts generally generate many hits although as a Doctor Who fan those are … Continue reading …and the Five posts you ignored more than MSNBC

Irony Alert: The Magnificent Seven vs Exploited Liberal Interns

I was about to start a piece on the latest Obamacare trap when I spotted Charles Davis story at Memeorandum and my Irony detector started exploding. You need to let the person being interviewed explain why he is terrible, which is more easily done when he thinks you are stupid or on his side. What … Continue reading Irony Alert: The Magnificent Seven vs Exploited Liberal Interns

Answer: You won’t lose millions on DaTechGuy on DaRadio

Question: Why is your investment in ads on DaTechGuy on DaRadio and DaTechGuy Blog and DaTipJar a better deal than investing in Tina Brown and Newsweek? Newsweek's staff is in a tizzy because word is the Golden Suckers Goose has decided to stop laying: IAC Chairman Barry Diller made the announcement during a quarterly conference … Continue reading Answer: You won’t lose millions on DaTechGuy on DaRadio