Author Archives: The Political Hat

Firing Line Friday: The Socialist Workers’ Party and American Politics

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      Considering the second of the back-to-back Democratic Presidential debates have just concluded, ‘twould be interesting to see an … Continue reading

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Omnibus Blues For The Right To Keep And Bear Arms In Nevada

     The one lucky break those who cherish their Constitutional right to keep and bear arms in Nevada got when the omnibus anti-gun bill, AB 291, was passed, was that the repeal of state preemption over anti-gun local laws was dropped … Continue reading

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A Satire of Wokeness

     There is no finer satire than one the begs for the invocation of Poe’s Law. To properly satire, one must understand the target that they are satirizing. A perfect example of that is the Twitter account of Titania McGrath, which … Continue reading

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The Political Age of Leeroy Jenkins

     If there is one thing that both sides of the political spectrum agree on is that Donald Trump has the knack for making people freak out and lose their s**t. Such was the case with a series of tweets attacking … Continue reading

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News of the Week (July 29th, 2019)

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Firing Line Friday: The Economics and Politics of Race

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      The question of racism and who is to blame for racial inequality is an old one. When one … Continue reading

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Quick Takes – Gallery of Suicide: Canada Harvesting From The Living; Swiss Expanding Euthanasia Clinics; France Killing The Non-Terminal

     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: One way or another, they’re gonna find ya, they’re gonna getcha! … Continue reading

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Loyalty And Nationalism

     The difference between a “nationalist” and it’s purported antithesis of “globalism” (said boogie-man being variously trans-national corporations, international Communism, the Stonecutters, &c.), is for many, more of a proxy for the division of the hoi polloi and their populist white … Continue reading

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Rights And Obligations of Adulthood

     The age of majority in the United States is, for the most part, recognized as eighteen, this being de facto enshrined in the Constitution via the 26th Amendment which guarantees the right to vote at said age of eighteen. As … Continue reading

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The One That Got Away From The NHS’ Infanticide Fetish

     The United Kingdom’s NHS (National Healthcare Service) is well known for it penchant for killing off patients via the “Liverpool Care Pathway”, especially when it comes to children. As had been seen with the cases of Charlie Gard and Alfie … Continue reading

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