Ryan-Murray Budget Deal: Reaching Compromise on the Backs of Military Retirees

by Linda Szugyi Last week, I mentioned how tough it is to opine on something that impacts me in a personal way.  In that post, the topic was the war in Afghanistan. This week, it is the budget war on the Hill. Sheesh. How do I objectively assess the Ryan-Murray budget deal, when it stands to cost thousands … Continue reading Ryan-Murray Budget Deal: Reaching Compromise on the Backs of Military Retirees

A point missing from Niki Tsongas piece this week

Niki Tsongas has a piece published in the Lawrence Eagle Tribune that take a short at some of the effects of the Sequester: Several months ago the manager of the Lawrence Municipal Airport notified my office that as a result of sequestration, automatic government spending cuts that went into effect in February, 2013, the Federal … Continue reading A point missing from Niki Tsongas piece this week

Why Obama is in trouble & Ashley Judd is Dangerous

Two pieces of news came out yesterday that at first glance might seem totally unrelated, first a poll concerning President Obama His approval rating has dropped to the lowest level in more than a year, with more voters now turning thumbs down on his performance than thumbs up, according to a new McClatchy-Marist poll. The … Continue reading Why Obama is in trouble & Ashley Judd is Dangerous

The US Debt in one simple video

It would be pretty hard to do better than this video to explain Sequestration and the US debt The sad thing about this video, it is over 15 months old. If you are a young person remember, while the Baby boomer generation has put us in this situation (the most narcissistic generation ever to live) … Continue reading The US Debt in one simple video

White House vs Woodward: Mission Accomplished

There is a lot of significance to the WhiteHouse vs Woodward fight. We get one aspect of it from the Anchoress: I looked at some of the political headlines, particularly that staggering business of mediafolk eating their own to protect their presidential squeeze-toy, and wondered, what the history books would say about yesterday, too. Would … Continue reading White House vs Woodward: Mission Accomplished

Sequestration: Barack Obama’s Global Warming

LIKO: It's not the season for lightning. It must be a warning. FENTO:  We've had storms like this before. OJI: Not like this one. Star Trek TNG Who Watches the Watchers 1989 The worst thing you can give a person is an excuse DaTechGuy Yesterday we had a story about the cult of Global Warming … Continue reading Sequestration: Barack Obama’s Global Warming

Subscription Tease Sequestration and Nostalgia

This week's subscription commentary covers Sequestration The full commentary is here As always here is how to get it: If you want the code simply hit DaTipJar and I'll send you the code as soon as I see the confirmation e-mail. If you don't want to worry about ever missing a single video choose any … Continue reading Subscription Tease Sequestration and Nostalgia

Remembering 2 1/2 Reasons Why Sequestration is all Hype

I've always had a great love of History and when I entered High School my goal was to become a History Teacher. However in high school two things happened that put me in a totally different direction. The very first computers came to my High School (apple 2c's) Yes believe it or not I did … Continue reading Remembering 2 1/2 Reasons Why Sequestration is all Hype

Rand Paul Set a Radical Example…

Potter: But if you haven't spent all of this year's budget why send the surplus back to Washington? D'Angelo: Number #1 Washington loves to get money, they're always giving it away, you send a bureaucrat back there a check he'll spin in his chair for an hour. After Mash 1983 Right now Washington is going … Continue reading Rand Paul Set a Radical Example…

Stop me before I have to vote!

There are two things that really don't make any sense to me in the so-called "Fiscal Cliff" debate. The first is the considered opinion of everyone involved that "sequestration" is a bad thing when it was a bipartisan law passed by a GOP House with broad democrat support and through a democrat senate with over … Continue reading Stop me before I have to vote!

Today On DaTechGuy on DaRadio: The Joys of Sequestration and the new Bill of Rights (Obama Version)

Today on DaTechGuy on DaRadio we'll be talking about the bipartisian "Fiscal Cliff" and sequestration and the wonderful things it will lead to. We'll also be talking about the brand new Bill of Rights that's I've modified to cover the new realities of the Obama administration We'll be doing all this today at 10 AM … Continue reading Today On DaTechGuy on DaRadio: The Joys of Sequestration and the new Bill of Rights (Obama Version)

Subscriber Tease: Ralph Kiner and Sequestration

No matter what a stripper tells you, there is NO Sex in the Champagne room, None Chris Rock No Sex (In the Champagne Room) 1999 This week's subscription commentary is Titled Ralph Kiner and Sequestration. In it we talk about how people's memory of Kiner as a player is vastly different then what people were … Continue reading Subscriber Tease: Ralph Kiner and Sequestration