Author Archives: The Political Hat

New Mexico Legislators Coming For Your Guns

     Gun-grabbing politicians are at it again, this time in New Mexico, by trying to outlaw and seize all “assault weapons” and magazines that holds more than ten rounds… and there is no grandfathering in of existing guns. You either sell … Continue reading

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Texas vs. DEI In Higher Education

     Texas has seen bills introduced to stop Critical Gender Theory and Critical Race Theory. Now, a bill has been introduced to stop the state colleges and universities engaging in the praxis of “Diversity”, “Inclusion”, and “Equity” (AKA “DEI”, or more … Continue reading

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News of the Week (January 15th, 2023)

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Firing Line Friday: What Are the Challenges for Conservatives in 1973?

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      After the poor showing for some Republicans in this past election, while other Republicans did great, we come … Continue reading

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Quick Takes – Woke Schools: Denying Merit; Anti-Racist Math; Queer Question Time

     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: Wokeness ain’t the bricks in the wall, it is the wall. … Continue reading

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Praying Silently? Go To Jail!

     A woman in the U.K. was literally arrested for committing thought crime. Specifically she was standing and praying silently.   She was across the street from an abortion clinic but wasn’t protesting, interfering with anyone coming or going, or otherwise … Continue reading

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Texas vs. Critical Gender Studies

     The Texas legislature has moved in recent years to stop the indoctrination of children into Critical Race Theory. Now they are moving to do the same by stopping the indoctrination of children into Critical Gender Theory, specifically the praxis of … Continue reading

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News of the Week (January 8th, 2023)

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Quick Takes – Euthanasia in Canada: Killing Kids; Killing The Vulnerable; Killing The Poor

     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: Death to the defenseless      Carrying on…      What’s worse than a child … Continue reading

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Post-Conservative Right

     The Conservative Movement in America, particularly after the Second World War, was formed to stand in opposition to the Leftism, the core tenants of which were widely accepted, but did not seem a threat because the social mores and traditions … Continue reading

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