Monopoly Socialism, A Surprisingly Nuanced Game of Wits

There is a lot of talk about the game Monopoly Socialism from Hasbro. Leftists are upset and folks like me are delighted that the game pokes fun at Socialism, but let's forget that for a moment as a gamer and ask the basic questions one might ask about a game, namely. Is it playable? Is … Continue reading Monopoly Socialism, A Surprisingly Nuanced Game of Wits

Report from Louisiana: Fete Dieu du Teche

By: Pat Austin ARNAUDVILLE, LA – I’m not Catholic by faith, but this is the coolest thing I’ve seen lately. Just beautiful. Each year on August 15, Acadians participate in Fete-Dieu du Teche, which is “a 38-mile, all-day boat procession down the Bayou Teche that celebrates the arrival of the Acadians more than 250 years … Continue reading Report from Louisiana: Fete Dieu du Teche

History Repeats Itself: The Left Embraces PLO Reasoning on Body Cams

George Washington McLintock: Now Katherine, are you going to believe what you see, or what I tell you? McLintock! 1963 Two years ago I wrote about an interesting incident in Jerusalem.  It seems that the "Palestinians" were objecting to treatment they claimed they were receiving when visiting the Temple/Mount area and a solution was suggested by … Continue reading History Repeats Itself: The Left Embraces PLO Reasoning on Body Cams

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

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

Democrat Outed As “Furry” Fetishist Resigns

A Democratic Councilman in New Milford, Connecticut has been forced to resign after it became public knowledge that he is a "furry" fetishist who lists rape among the things he "tolerates" on an adult site for people who are into dressing up like cartoonish stuffed animals - often for sexual gratification. Via NewsTimes: NEW MILFORD … Continue reading Democrat Outed As “Furry” Fetishist Resigns

10 Thoughts Under My Fedora DaTechGuy in KC, #ga06, Warmbier, Osborne and Two Masters

I'm in Kansas City this week on a vacation that's a side effect of my wife's serious operation back in Feb. As she couldn't go on the trip with her sister as planned and had to use up our voucher miles before Sept or lose them she suggested finding somewhere that the RedSox were playing … Continue reading 10 Thoughts Under My Fedora DaTechGuy in KC, #ga06, Warmbier, Osborne and Two Masters

Primal Behavior

by baldilocks The Great McCain wades into the "logic" of using an epithet for homosexuals as an insult against a heterosexual—and the weirdness of the uproar. If I wanted to insult Stephen Colbert, I might have called him a lot of things, but “c**k holster” probably wouldn’t have come to mind. By the standards of Stephen … Continue reading Primal Behavior

Voices of CPAC 2017 Justin & Connor & How DaTechGuy’s Midnight Court Came About (It involves Stacy McCain & Beer)

There have been many lessions that have come from blogging but if there is one that I've learned over the last 8+ years of writing and blogging at my own site is this: Association with Robert Stacy McCain leads to unexpected results. To wit one night at CPAC I decided to take a nap for … Continue reading Voices of CPAC 2017 Justin & Connor & How DaTechGuy’s Midnight Court Came About (It involves Stacy McCain & Beer)

President Obama ranks, slightly better than Buchannan: Trump?

Starting tomorrow the rubber hits the road we will now see if he can cut down the mightiest tree in the forest with a Herring govern. If he can win the war on terror and turn the economy around he’ll be a winner in my book. DaTechGuy Jan 20th 2009 8 Years ago I wrote … Continue reading President Obama ranks, slightly better than Buchannan: Trump?

Cause and Effect Joe4Oil Edition

I had a coworker at the warehouse that I work overnight at who used to ride into work with me. He was talking about trying to get fuel assistance and commented on the fact that Citizen's Energy who used to provide him with oil in the past has not come through for the past 2 … Continue reading Cause and Effect Joe4Oil Edition

A “Winter Wonderland Reminder” or Thank you Oil & Gas & Coal companies

♫ Oh, the weather outside is frightful, But the fire is so delightful. And since we've got no place to go, Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! ♫   "Let it Snow" Sammy Cahn & Jule Styne 1945 As yesterday's big snow storm hit the eastern US I was seeing various tweets about the … Continue reading A “Winter Wonderland Reminder” or Thank you Oil & Gas & Coal companies

HiWired/Lightfrog Flashback: Where are all the Moon Maidens?

Back in 2005 when I worked for HiWired we started a tech blog that was unique at the time, providing some free tech advice to customers and non customers alike who needed it. Today I found myself looking at some old posts from the HiWired Blog and wondered how many of those posts stood the … Continue reading HiWired/Lightfrog Flashback: Where are all the Moon Maidens?

The “Hamilton” Infrastructure Ticket surtax, an idea whose time has come!

We have been seeing a lot of open bitterness between liberal actors who supported (or settled for Hillary Clinton) and paying audience members who supported (or settled for) Donald Trump. So being a fan of compromise between actors worried about being triggered by the sight of audience members who they disagree with and audience members … Continue reading The “Hamilton” Infrastructure Ticket surtax, an idea whose time has come!

Media insanity over Trump win continues

By John Ruberry The leftist group MoveOn got its start as Bill Clinton was being impeached. Their initial message was along the lines of, Bubba has done a great job running the country, his affair with Monica Lewinsky was inappropriate, and now it's time for Americans to, well, move on. Now if only the cheerleaders … Continue reading Media insanity over Trump win continues