Two Ironies Weinstein & Hollywood Left Budweiser and the NFL Protests

There are two stories out there that are winding the irony meter to 11. The first is the one that everyone is talking about, that is Hollywood Leftist and kingmaker Harvey Weinstein's outing as a serial Sexual Harasser by the New York Times. The idea of course that a Hollywood exec would use his power … Continue reading Two Ironies Weinstein & Hollywood Left Budweiser and the NFL Protests

Climate Change: Old Models Out, New Data in, but always the Same Prescription

An additional caveat to assessments of a 2030 ‘emissions gap’ is  that most NDCs are formulated in terms of CO2-equivalent (CO2e)emissions, a composite metric of warming impact of different gases based on Global Warming Potentials (GWPs) from various IPCC reports. It is therefore impossible to assess precisely the 2030 emissions of CO2 itself that are … Continue reading Climate Change: Old Models Out, New Data in, but always the Same Prescription

Unwoke Irma Changes Path, Leftist Narratives Hardest Hit

At that time some people who were present there told him about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mingled with the blood of their sacrifices.  He said to them in reply, "Do you think that because these Galileans suffered in this way they were greater sinners than all other Galileans?  By no means! But I … Continue reading Unwoke Irma Changes Path, Leftist Narratives Hardest Hit

Russia provides the Perfect Antifa Nazi/White Supremacist Analogy

From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic, an iron curtain has descended across the continent. Winston Churchill March 5th 1946 (photo via the Historical times) There still seem to be some including in media, who can't seem grasp the concept that despite their name, their proclaimed opposition to Nazis and their violent … Continue reading Russia provides the Perfect Antifa Nazi/White Supremacist Analogy

If ONLY Democrat Activists in California Believed in Voter ID

The party is already in bad shape. If we show people we’re a bunch of thieves, it will destroy us. In the name of party unity, please drop this fight. Paul Dever 1948 to Tip O'Neill after stealing a party primary from him Then perhaps they wouldn't have to worry about this: At the heart … Continue reading If ONLY Democrat Activists in California Believed in Voter ID

Nancy Pelosi The Not so Foxy and the Grapes

Via Drudge McClatchy reports that Democrats desperate to find anything that resembles victor are finding some hope deep in a few state legislative races: In a party desperate for victories, Democratic candidates are finding the most success in little-noticed state legislative races. They’ve already won four seats previously under Republican control, some of them in … Continue reading Nancy Pelosi The Not so Foxy and the Grapes

the MSM Montana vs Manchester or: “Why do they hate us?”

Lt. Seymour Head of the Court: You've heard Captain Vere's account. Is it or is it not as he has said? Billy Budd: Captain Vere speaks the truth. It's just as Captain Vere says. But it is not as the master-at-arms said. I've eaten the king's bread and I'm true to him. Captain Vere: I … Continue reading the MSM Montana vs Manchester or: “Why do they hate us?”

Obviously we must end Celibacy at Choate and other private schools…

,,,to prevent stuff like this from happening. Choate, in Wallingford, Conn., is a blue-blooded school whose alumni include President John F. Kennedy and his brother Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. It is the latest in a string of prestigious private academies that have faced accusations of sexual abuse by faculty members, including St. George’s School, in … Continue reading Obviously we must end Celibacy at Choate and other private schools…

Here comes Canada’s Golden Age of Prosperity for All!

. The Captain [Over loudspeakers]: Citizens, prepare yourselves. Watch for the omens. I declare a new golden age of prosperity for all. People in the streets: Hooray! The Captain [Over loudspeakers]: I say again, I declare the dawning of a new golden age of prosperity. People in the streets: Hooray! The Captain [Over loudspeakers]: Watch … Continue reading Here comes Canada’s Golden Age of Prosperity for All!

MSM in retreat, Braxton Braggs of the Right hardest hit

Taken aback, Longstreet at last saw what the trouble was. Bragg was miffed because his design for herding the blue coats into McLemore's Cove had gone astray...In other words, if he could not win in just the way he wanted, he did not care about winning at all, or anyhow he wanted no personal share … Continue reading MSM in retreat, Braxton Braggs of the Right hardest hit

8 years later the NYT is still looking for Instapundit readers.

One of the things I wrote in my first two weeks of blogging at DaTechGuy blog when it was still just a wordpress site with very few readers was this about Instapundit & the NYT: I can’t think of the New York Times without thinking of my favorite writer Glenn Reynolds. Of course he is … Continue reading 8 years later the NYT is still looking for Instapundit readers.

The Unexpectedly Chronicles The Chicago Review of Books & Twitter Remind me of a Ty Cobb Story

In the Bill James Baseball abstract he tell the story of a young pitcher who claimed he could strike out Ty Cobb any time any where on three pitches and told the manager of Detroit that it would only cost train fare to see him do it. Figuring you never know the manager sent the … Continue reading The Unexpectedly Chronicles The Chicago Review of Books & Twitter Remind me of a Ty Cobb Story

A Habitual Sign of Life at Mass Yesterday (via Tennessee)

As you likely know today is the First Sunday of Advent and the first Sunday of the liturgical year for Catholics which officially began yesterday with the Advent vigil mass. But I suspect some of you might not know that the previous liturgical year didn't end Friday, but on Saturday morning. The Daily mass celebrated … Continue reading A Habitual Sign of Life at Mass Yesterday (via Tennessee)

Answering Speech with More and More Speech, Liberals Performers Hardest Hit

Jesus Christ: "For the measure with which you measure will in return be measured out to you." Luke 6:38b I'm a big fan of two things that occasionally conflict. I like being polite to people. I think politeness is an extension of human dignity, when you are polite to people, you are by the nature of … Continue reading Answering Speech with More and More Speech, Liberals Performers Hardest Hit