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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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News of the Week (August 6th, 2017)

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The Wiltshire Police’s War on Doubleplusungood Utterances

     Ignoring all the rape, murder, arson, and rape, the Wiltshire Police, over in jolly old England, have decided that there is no more important crime to combat than… hunting down internet trolls and others who utter illegal “H8 speech”. You … Continue reading

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Quick Takes – Sexist Penitents; Sexist Athletes & Veterans; Sexist Robots

     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: Long live the Robo-Patriarchy™!!1!      First, a little mood music:      Carrying on… … Continue reading

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The Othering of Cis-Normative Unpersons

     Once upon a time, boys’ restrooms/lockerrooms/showers/&c. were for actual biological boys and girls’ restrooms/lockerrooms/showers/&c. were for actual biological girls because society recognized that such distinctions existed and boys and girls might want privacy from each other in a potentially vulnerable … Continue reading

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Venezuela’s Not-So-Cold Civil War Grows Hotter

     Venezuela, the land of rationed toothpaste, is seeing an actual civil war with opposing side claiming legitimacy, and growing increasingly violent.      Venezuela’s Congress has declared Maduro’s hand-picked lackey’s on Venezuela’s Supreme Court to be illegitimate and appointed their own new … Continue reading

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Faith & Gender

     Gender Identity, whether one believes one is a boy, a girl, or mayonnaise, is concomitantly considered both something that one defines themself by, with no objective basis but only one’s subjective opinion, but also an integral part of one’s being … Continue reading

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News of the Week (July 30th, 2017)

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The New Holy Faith (Muggles Not Welcome)

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