Author Archives: The Political Hat

Quick Takes – Shaping the New “New Soviet” Person: Political Litmus Tests; Unlearning; Safe Spaces of Censorship

     Another “quick takes” on items where there is too little to say to make a complete article, but is still important enough to comment on.      The focus this time: All Your Minds Are Belong To Us      First, a little mood … Continue reading

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Gatekeepers Gonna Gatekeep

     A small number of tech companies hold a monopoly on þe olde internet superhighway, with the various top-dog companies controlling different niches in the broader yet increasingly intellectually narrowed world of social media.      A handful of companies now have the … Continue reading

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The Transparent Façade of Venezuelan Democracy

     Rather than immanentize the eschaton and bring forth a democratic socials revolution of peace and prosperity, Venezuela has been slowly and perpetually sliding into civil war and all the chaos attendant thereto.      Questions have been raised of whether there is … Continue reading

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Progressive Privilege of Privacy

     If one is in a true position of “institutional privilege & power”, then one does not fear being outspoken; if one does not have this “institutional privilege & power” and dares say something not approved of those who do have … Continue reading

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News of the Week (August 13th, 2017)

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The Transgender Agenda

     How is the Left pushing, and pushing successfully, their transgender agenda, and why are they pushing it?      It isn’t actually about sexuality or perversion at all; it’s about remolding society to extinguish any distinction between male and female.      By disassociating … Continue reading

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Quick Takes – Education Today: Ignorance; Wokeness; Spanish Language Pseudo-Bestiality

     Another “quick takes” on items where there is too little to say to make a complete article, but is still important enough to comment on.      The focus this time: Out: The three “R”s. In: Chicken and cow getting jiggy with … Continue reading

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Gentlemen Fight, Thugs Brawl, Amateurs Flail

     Evan Sayet has many insightful views into Leftist thought, and their fundamental dishonesty.   However, like many, he seems a bit impatient vis a vis “fighting back” and incorrectly equates civilized and gentlemanly behavior with surrender as well as equating with … Continue reading

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Robber Barons and Omnipotent Moral Busybodies

     C. S. Lewis once noted that it was better to be ruled by robber barons who were interested in their own benefit, than “omnipotent moral busybodies” who wish to impose their insane not-so-clever schemes on other people whether the people … Continue reading

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The Logic of the Left

     The logic of the intersectionally woke Left goes thusly: Whites, conservatives, men, “cis-het”, &c. hold “institutional privilege and power”. This “institutional privilege and power” is axiomatically deemed evil, as “Whiteness”, “heteronormativity”, &c. are defined as “systems” used to oppress everyone … Continue reading

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