I've been pretty hard on Justice Roberts aka "Old Yellowstain" as he has thrown his supposedly conservative principles to the wind on issues like Obamacare so it's only fair that I complement him when he reminds us that he is capable of being the conservative that he claims to be: From the beginning, the decision … Continue reading Wednesday Thoughts Under the Fedora: Score one for Roberts, No Incentive needed, The Slaves of “Freeattle”, Beating Depression and Unsettled Science
PM James Hacker: Surely we should use the debate to promote peace, harmony, goodwill.Sir Humphrey Appleby: Well it would be most unusual. The UN is the accepted forum for the expression of international hatred.Yes Prime Minister A Victory for Democracy 1986 Today let's talk social media, or more accurately what's become anti-social media. Social media … Continue reading Lenten Reflections 3rd Wednesday of Lent Social Media #1
by baldilocks Roger L. Simon: Amidst the welter of good and bad news we are assaulted with every day, by far the most dangerous long-term are the new polls showing America's youth tilting significantly toward socialism. Not surprisingly, these same young people haven't the slightest idea of what socialism really is, its history or what it … Continue reading The Brains of Your Children on Socialism
...then this is the least surprising story in the world: At Stanford, she said, she saw students rely on their parents to set up play dates with people in their dorm or complain to their child’s employers when an internship didn’t lead to a job. The root cause, she said, was parents who had never … Continue reading If you’re read or watched any Evan Sayet…
After the New Zealand massacre, the media need to consider a serious problem about how journalism encourages mass murderers. It’s interesting that a voice from left, investigative reporter Mark Follman of Mother Jones wrote in DaTimes that journalism is part of the problem—a stance I’ve taken for years. “There is a growing body of forensic … Continue reading Mass Shootings: Journalists Are Accessories After the Fact
This is something I touched on earlier but it's worth explaining in a little more detail. As we've already talked about God is our father in fact the best father. Jesus is our brother in fact the best brother there is and Mary though not equal to God in any way shape or form, is … Continue reading Lenten Reflections 2nd Tuesday of Lent: Why Obey?
With the revelation that Reuters has not only been sitting on the Robert Francis "Beto" O'Rourke hacker story for two year but made it a point to agree not to release it until after election 2018 it's worth making the obvious point. It is highly likely that there are dozens if not more such stories … Continue reading How Many Other “Beto” Stories about Democrats Are Reuters & Co Sitting On?
By: Pat Austin BREAUX BRIDGE, LA: Spring is one of the best times to be in Louisiana. We are in Breaux Bridge this week in the heart of Cajun country eating our fill of hot, spicy crawfish and other local specialties, and admiring the azaleas which are bursting into bloom about two weeks ahead of … Continue reading Report from Louisiana: On the road in Cajun country
I've argued for a lot of years that the only reason to be a Christian in general and a Catholic in particular is because it is true, yesterday's readings talk about the evidence of same. One of the best logical arguments of the truth of the Gospel is the fact that a few weeks after … Continue reading Lenten Reflections 2nd Monday of Lent Eye Witness News
The breaking news about the lifestyles of the rich and brainless buying their way into colleges really explains why the hashtag #learntocode triggers so many people. "Learn to code" implies the ability to learn how to do something currently outside of one's current knowledge base, which is what the whole idea of a college education … Continue reading The College Scandal Shows Why the Left is so upset by #LearntoCode
By John Ruberry If you are looking for bad news then Illinois is just the place for you. What I'm writing here at Da Tech Guy will probably become a series. Illinois' population has been shrinking for five straight years. After the 2020 Census the Prairie State will lose one congressional seat. And it's possible … Continue reading Tales from the Illinois Exodus–Part One
Yesterday there was a big huge jackpot in Powerball and as of this writing I don't know if I have suddenly become very very rich but I'm going to go out on a limb here and presume that I haven't. We often obsess over our comfort, and dream of wealth, brand new houses and the … Continue reading Lenten Reflections 2nd Sunday of Lent Paying the Bills
by baldilocks No, Minnesota! You can't get away! Matt Vespa: For Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), she’s embroiled her whole party with an anti-Semitism fiasco that isn’t going away. It’s not her first time either. It’s pervasive. It’s repetitive. It brings forward legitimate allegations that she’s an anti-Semite. She said in 2012, that Israel is hypnotizing … Continue reading Something to Look Forward To
There are several important points to make about the mass murderer in New Zealand most of which are not encouraging. To start with the fellow seems to hope that America's cold civil war becomes hot “Finally, to create conflict between the two ideologies within the United States on the ownership of firearms in order to … Continue reading A Few Worrisome Thoughts about the New Zealand Murderer
USC School of Cinematic Arts, from Wikimedia So there's a pretty big college admissions scandal being uncovered right now. Eight universities took millions of dollars in bribes to admit kids of rich parents. Yet searching for it in the news is surprisingly difficult. On Google News, all the stories are lumped into the "Entertainment" section, … Continue reading The burying of a college admissions scandal