I got to Redstate a tad late on the final day as I had crashed the night before quickly and needed to pack. The Hotel agreed to hold our bags as checkout time was noon and our flight wasn't until 6:50 pacific. As soon as I was done I headed over to Redstate and the … Continue reading Denver Last Day: Redstate Interview Ed Morrissey, Katie Pavlich, Leon Wolf, Welby the Wallabee and more
The bus from the Springhill suites hotel took us to the Grand Hyatt where Redstate was taking place on the 2nd floor: I arrived in time to catch the tail end of Amb John Bolton's presentation Ken Cuccinelli and colorado GOP Senate Candidate Darryl Glenn who impressed everyone who heard him But since the full … Continue reading Denver Day Four Part 2: Redstate day 1 Larry O’Connor Dave Weigel and many many more
Day Four in Denver and the last day of Amplify Choice started with a Bus Trip to a pair of charter Schools in the Denver area and me being me I took advantage of the time waiting for the bus after mass to interview bloggers Art Gallagher and Mark Lerner some bloggers during the wait … Continue reading Denver Day Four Part 1: #AmplifyChoice on the Road
After a pleasant reception at the end of day 2 for attendees on Day three in Denver the Franklin Center event began in earnest with the speakers. It started with a presentation from the Colorado League of Charter Schools which documented the improvements in Denver since the rise of Charter Schools. The fact that if … Continue reading Denver Day Three Part 1: Panels and speakers
During my stay in Denver I went to daily mass on a regular basis, you would often see the homeless congregated there. Christopher approached me asking if I knew if there was a soup kitchen nearby. Not knowing denver I couldn't answer that question but I did know there was a McDonald's next door to … Continue reading Voices of the Invisible: Christopher
Day two in denver began, after daily mass, and the interview I posted with Fr. Scott yesterday with a trip to the zoo. Alas the shuttle from the hotel doesn't make it to the zoo but does make it to the city park where we can walk to the zoo from. The park is beautiful … Continue reading Denver Day Two The Zoo and then Six #AmplifyChoice Conference Interviews
After mass today the celebrant Fr. Scott sat for a quick interview A Catholic priest never knows what kind of parish or situation he will end up with. Here is the Stained Glass window I mentioned in the interview Here is the passage it refers to in Genesis Chapter 14 verses 14-20: When Abram heard … Continue reading Voices in Denver Fr. Scott From the Basilica Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
Today I'm off to Denver to prepare for an event on School Choice for watchdog.org to be followed by a day covering RedState which starts at the very minute that the school choice event ends. I'm hoping to pick up some interviews with bloggers, visitors to red state, key players and people involved in school … Continue reading Have Fedora will Travel… to Denver
One of the things I've said for years is "the internet is forever". If you're going to say or do something on the internet, it is wise to remember your mother, your children or even more importantly a future potential employer may see it long after you regret your actions. This is a lesson that … Continue reading Private Catholic Schoolgirls and the law of unintended consequences
There were two things great about Blogcon 11 for me: The first of course was seeing my friends from the new media and meeting new friends The second great thing is Blogcon 11 has been the source of a lot of stories and adventures so it is fitting that after posting one last item... ...blogcon … Continue reading Run DaTechguy RUN!
It's 5:50 a.m. and I have to walk to the public bus stop for the AF bus to the airport, I'd take a shuttle or a car but I've already paid for the ticket and I'm cheap. Meanwhile for your enjoyment while I hie myself to the airport here are some videos of the Cathedral … Continue reading And now a church interlude before to hold you over
Due to airport distance and my flight schedule it became necessary for me to go to mass today. I found out from the security guys that it was a 20 min walk tops to the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception so as it was a beautiful day I took a stroll down. It turned … Continue reading Seek ye first the Kingdom of Heaven and you’ll end up in the middle of the Occupy Denver Crowd as well
Some of the occupy movement once there were removed from the Hotel were willing to talk. So I interviewed Jason I of course gave Jason my word that the video would not be edited, so anyone from the occupy movement, check with him to see it is what I said it was.
I talked to Tabitha Hale before the start of the blogcon conference today. Right in the middle of the interview my batteries died, since as a rule I don't edit interviews (for lefties who claim we do) I simply changed batteries and continued. Tabitha already has experience being assaulted by Union Thugs so if anything … Continue reading Tabitha Hale at/on Blogcon Denver
I can't describe them as "friends": Now I know that the occupy people have no sense of economics or obeying the law, but apparently they have no concept of how social media works as Tabitha Hale from Freedomworks explains: While it's hard to take seriously people who elect a dog their leader as we've already … Continue reading We’re expecting company at Blogcon today