Voices of CPAC 2018 Connor Wolf of Inside Sources

I speak to Connor Wolf of Inside Voices at CPAC 2018 at the Gaylord National Harbor in MD Their site is here. DaTechGuy at CPAC 2018 The story (blogged) so far: Saturday March 10th Voices of CPAC 2018 Connor Wolf of Inside Sources Friday March 9th Voices of CPAC 2018 Chase from the Houston Young … Continue reading Voices of CPAC 2018 Connor Wolf of Inside Sources

Hey Amazon, Your Catholic Workers Pray Daily Too

Last week I saw a story about Muslims demanding prayer breaks during work Outraged Muslims are reportedly planning a May 1 demonstration at the Amazon headquarters in Seattle, Washington. The company is under fire after several Muslim security guards demanded time and space to pray five times a day, while on the job. The guards … Continue reading Hey Amazon, Your Catholic Workers Pray Daily Too

Unions–and a one day classroom sub–shed light on Illinois’ pension debacle

By John Ruberry About 20 percent of Illinois' operating budget goes to state worker pensions. With so much cash going to retired Prairie State employees, you would think that the state where I live would be on diligent in funding the system. But Illinois' pensions are the worst funded among the 50 states.  Some years … Continue reading Unions–and a one day classroom sub–shed light on Illinois’ pension debacle

The McStrike McSelfie Challenge or Where’s the Beef?

Today if you go to CNN, MSNBC & even Fox you will find stories about the McStrike where fast food workers are DEMANDING that McDonalds pay them $15 an hour for making burgers. While said "strike" is getting plenty of play in media it's a different story if you actually go to a McDonalds that … Continue reading The McStrike McSelfie Challenge or Where’s the Beef?

Will Market Basket Hold a Customer Fair Too?

Today is the deadline for Market Basket Employees to return to work or be fired by current management. Given the situation, (Romano's 1 room market did more business than Market Basket in Fitchburg this week) something has to give, you have vendors no longer making deliveries, bills not being paid and the chain's value plummeting … Continue reading Will Market Basket Hold a Customer Fair Too?

My Videos from Friday’s Market Basket Protest

Friday I attended the Protest at the Market Basket in Tewksbury that you might have heard of on the NBC nightly news yesterday. I got to the event at 10 but even during the post rush hour time of the event the The Traffic on 495 was impossible and when I arrived at the event … Continue reading My Videos from Friday’s Market Basket Protest

At Market Basket Anger Trumps Profit

The Market Basket story that I've written about over the last year is about to come to a head: @DaTechGuyblog @PatVPeters @Morning_Joe pic.twitter.com/xoqWLIS3TZ — Michael Bukowski (@bukenator) July 16, 2014 Local media have written heavily on this subject and if you read those pieces they accidentally expose what is a flaw that sometimes manifests in … Continue reading At Market Basket Anger Trumps Profit

How Foolish can one Supermarket Chain Be?

Throughout history, poverty is the normal condition of man. Advances which permit this norm to be exceeded — here and there, now and then — are the work of an extremely small minority, frequently despised, often condemned, and almost always opposed by all right-thinking people. Whenever this tiny minority is kept from creating, or (as … Continue reading How Foolish can one Supermarket Chain Be?

Market Basket goes the Full Obama

...they saw the grass of the Hill Country. To these men the grass was proof that their dreams would come true. In country where grass grew like that, cotton would surely grow tall, and cattle fat--and men rich. In country where grass grew like that, they thought, anything would grow. How could they know about … Continue reading Market Basket goes the Full Obama

DaTechGuy at the Demoulas / Market Basket Rally July 18th 2013

Thursday I took a trip to Andover MA to take a look at the Protests that were taking place in Favor of Arthur T Demoulas that I wrote about here and here. Despite 80-90 degree weather there were HUNDREDS Of people there to express their support for current CEO Arthur T, with a variety of … Continue reading DaTechGuy at the Demoulas / Market Basket Rally July 18th 2013