The Chair of Peter Principle or the Difference between being a Bad Pope and a Bad Man or Priest

There is a principle in management called the "Peter Principle" which states that a person who is successful in a job will eventually be promoted to a level in a company that they are not qualified for and will become a liability rather than an asset. Right now I can't think of a person that … Continue reading The Chair of Peter Principle or the Difference between being a Bad Pope and a Bad Man or Priest

Um, Germany?

by baldilocks Courtesy of the USAF, I spent most of the late 1980s in Berlin, Germany, making a good amount of memories and many friends who are still my friends as I type this. My sister even met my brother-in-law -- the latter was also in the USAF -- when she came to visit me … Continue reading Um, Germany?

We’re missing a post-hostilities Iran-US future

190503-A-YD127-1086 STRAIT OF HORMUZ (May 3, 2019) Gunner’s Mate 1st class Tyson Hinkley stands watch aboard the Cyclone-class coastal patrol ship USS Whirlwind (PC 11) while transiting the Strait of Hormuz. Whirlwind is forward deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations and support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in … Continue reading We’re missing a post-hostilities Iran-US future

Will anyone actually watch the Democrat Debates?

Can you think of anything that promises to be less informative than the Democrat Debates. They have the same weakness as the GOP ones did, that is a huge field meaning only a few minutes to each candidate but in addition to that problem you have two problems that the GOP debates did not. The … Continue reading Will anyone actually watch the Democrat Debates?

DaTechGuy Interview Catholic Author Mike Aqulina

I've been a tad too busy to get my post on the Syracuse trip up so to hold you over here is my interview with Catholic Author Mike Aqulina from the Catholic Men's Conference that I didn't get to earlier. This interview will be featured in tomorrow edition of Your Prayer Intentions at Noon on … Continue reading DaTechGuy Interview Catholic Author Mike Aqulina

Mercy Lives Here

Life has been rugged lately; don’t be shocked if I have to resort to a GoFundMe campaign soon to cover the bills. There’s been a not inconsiderable amount of screaming at the sky, yelling at God to kindly show Himself if in fact He’s there at all. You could accurately say my faith has been … Continue reading Mercy Lives Here

Corporatism, Capitalism, and the Constitution

Capitalism has very much become the boogieman amongst progressives.  It has been blamed for causing mass poverty, destroying the environment, and so many other evils in the United States.  Corporations are an even bigger boogieman than capitalism for progressives,  They’ve become the number one villain in movies and tv series produced by ultra-liberal Hollywood. Capitalism … Continue reading Corporatism, Capitalism, and the Constitution

Trumps Challenge: What do you Democrats Stand For?

Yesterday's impromptu press conference by Donald Trump was a nightmare in a half for the left. While the media will play the petulance card the reality is this. Donald Trump has a strong economy with wages rising. He's got a successful foreign policy and talked about two actual problems, the border and infrastructure. Most importantly … Continue reading Trumps Challenge: What do you Democrats Stand For?

The University Weapon System, Hey You Wanted GA & AL in the Union, Competing Heartbeats and when “Hate” isn’t newsworthy Under the Fedora

If you wonder how our university system managed to turn out people like this. Ask yourself this question. If you were a nation or nations that opposed the US what is the most cost effective weapons system? Investing tens of millions on armaments that will be obsolete in a few years or in hundreds of … Continue reading The University Weapon System, Hey You Wanted GA & AL in the Union, Competing Heartbeats and when “Hate” isn’t newsworthy Under the Fedora

You Will Be Made Accountable For Your Voting Choices

As soon as you are disarmed by baldilocks No member of my family would dream of doing this to me. Well, they might dream about it, but they’d leave it there. Your family members might be different. From Matthew A. Sears at the Washington Post. Too often, we see supposed moderate Republicans, most of whom … Continue reading You Will Be Made Accountable For Your Voting Choices

Ageism: the forgotten form of discrimination

Ageism doesn’t get the headlines that other -isms do, but it’s just as prevalent in the workplace as any of the other forms of discrimination. I’m actually quite good at my job. But my new supervisor has decided I’m not meeting  his standards. During the past semester, I earned student ratings of 4.7 out of five, … Continue reading Ageism: the forgotten form of discrimination

Pramila Jayapal on being a Democrat: No Faithful Catholic Need Apply

Democrat Rep Pramila Jayapl (D-Washington) decided to state explicitly something that I figured out a long time ago that if you are pro-life the Democrat Party doesn't want you. “You can't say you're a Democrat if you're against immigrants, if you're against abortion, if you're against gay marriage and LGBTQ rights. I'm not sure what … Continue reading Pramila Jayapal on being a Democrat: No Faithful Catholic Need Apply

Report from Louisiana: I Believe in Miracles

By:  Pat Austin Kaalas Roots after graduating with honors, May 18, 2019. (Photo used with permission from Rashad Johnson/KSLA News). BOSSIER CITY – This is what a miracle looks like.  I’m a pretty private person with regard to religion – it’s just how I was raised, but I know what a miracle looks like when … Continue reading Report from Louisiana: I Believe in Miracles

DaTechGuy Video: Tim Tebow’s 1st AAA Home Run

You know what the best part of being at a baseball game in person? You might be present when something historic happens like this. Of course it would have been more appropriate for him to hit it the day before on Tim Tebow Bobblehead day at the Syracuse Mets but it was still a nice … Continue reading DaTechGuy Video: Tim Tebow’s 1st AAA Home Run

Chicago’s new mayor wants to end aldermanic prerogative

By John Ruberry Chicago's reputation for corruption is well-deserved. Since 1973 there have been thirty-five members of the City Council who have been sentenced to federal prison. Likely there will be thirty-sixth soon as outgoing Ald. Willie Cochran pleaded guilty two months ago to a charge of wire fraud. In January, Chicago's most powerful alderman, … Continue reading Chicago’s new mayor wants to end aldermanic prerogative