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

Tip O’Neill Explains why the GOP Establishment fears Donald Trump

Leonard: Okay, fine. Live with cats. Be like my Aunt Nancy. She had dozens of them. And do you know what happened after she died? They ate her. Sheldon:You don’t have to sell me on cats, Leonard. I’m already a fan. The Big Bang Theory: The Zazzy Substitution 2010 There has been some fun in … Continue reading Tip O’Neill Explains why the GOP Establishment fears Donald Trump

DaTechGuy at Watchdog Uber Uber Alles in Boston?

My latest for Watchdog.org is now up and it's about Uber and Mathamatics: Former Speaker of the House Tip O’Neill had a phrase–that “all politics is local.” He also knew the pulse of the House and of the voters, what could pass and what could not. When challenged on his evaluation of a bill, he … Continue reading DaTechGuy at Watchdog Uber Uber Alles in Boston?

…and NO IRS special committee either

Following up on yesterday's post concerning how to go forward on the IRS investigation there question is going to be asked, do you have a special committee or do you just give this to the standard committee's that would handle such and investigation. While there are some advantages to a special committee there is a … Continue reading …and NO IRS special committee either

Rick Santourm discovers what I learned a couple of years ago…

...if Stacy McCain is your friend, he is your friend all the way. Santorum didn’t have big money. He didn’t have praise from big-name pundits. He didn’t have the GOP Establishment on his side, and the major media gave him quite nearly zero coverage. But he kept plugging away — “Steady Eddie,” as he said … Continue reading Rick Santourm discovers what I learned a couple of years ago…

DaTechGuy on DaRadio, Tip O’Neill and Lord Monckton

This weeks's DaTechGuy on DaRadio featuring Zack Freeman of the college conservative is now available online here. During the show the subject of being graded on your political beliefs came up. I have heard college kids talk to me about this but at Union College in Schenectady, New York via Meep at the conservatory we … Continue reading DaTechGuy on DaRadio, Tip O’Neill and Lord Monckton

Barack Obama as James Michael Curley

For the 2nd time in 18 months I'm reminded of James Michael Curley and Tip O'Neil and 1948 while I look at the Barack Obama re-election campaign: After Curley's election commissioner Joe Conners transposed the figures for the election to allow his group of delegate to win an election they had lost Curley had this … Continue reading Barack Obama as James Michael Curley

Tip O’Neill, Beesshipping and Hallie Miller

As you know I love the book Man of the House In it Tip O'Neill tells the story of Mrs. O'Brien during his 1935 race for the Cambridge City Council. The only race he ever lost. When she says to him that she will vote for him even though he didn't ask. When O'Neill protested … Continue reading Tip O’Neill, Beesshipping and Hallie Miller

Like the curious incident of the dog in the night-time…

...in the Sherlock Holmes story Silverblaze The Left bank of the Charles notes the something missing in an old e-mail that he received before the election. Might I suggest to the person he is referring to that she read about Tip O'Neill specifically page 65 of Tip O'Neill and the Democratic Century (my Amazon review … Continue reading Like the curious incident of the dog in the night-time…

One thing I’ve noticed about covering events first hand is…

...that you really don't get to follow other events and posts well in the process. You are too busy getting to the events, finding out stuff, composing posts in your head, and trying to get your stuff up in a timely manner to think about what might be cool on the net. I haven't even … Continue reading One thing I’ve noticed about covering events first hand is…