Author Archives: The Political Hat

Quick Takes – Icky in Academia: Shameful White Males; Unwanted Asians; Colorblind Racism

     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: Procul, o procul este, profani      First, a little mood music:      Carrying … Continue reading

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The Grievance Studies Affair

     The decline and fall of Academia, particularly as it pertains to the humanities, has been well documented. The willingness to publish incomprehensible garbage replete with buzzwords has also been established. The true depths to which academia and peer reviewed journals … Continue reading

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Normalizing Organ Harvesting as a Form of Euthanasia

     More and more “doctors” are openly advocating harvesting organs from still living donors as a form of euthanasia. This penchant for a medical version of Aztec cosplay is seen both in Europe and in North America. Yet another call for … Continue reading

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Public Schooling, Indoctrination, and Totalitarianism

     If you want to make sure that the state, and not the parents, are raising a child, it is important to co-opt the parent early on. While having most parents unaware of what schools are teaching now-a-days, it is optimal, … Continue reading

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News of the Week (October 7th, 2018)

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Of Bath Salts and Presidential Campaigns

     2016 Presidential candidate for the Libertarian Party nomination, John McAfee, has announced that he plans to run again. And just what was the subject of his announcement? How awesome “bath salts” are and how he’s done “more than you and … Continue reading

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Quick Takes – Mentally Ill Education: Psychological Disorders; Genital Self Esteem; The New Red Guard

     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: When I went to YOUR schools, I went to YOUR churches, … Continue reading

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Academia Down The Memory Hole

     George Orwell introduced us to the concept of the “Memory Hole”, where inconvenient documents and records are disappeared as if they never existed. In the novel 1984, this memory hole was a literal hole that lead to an incinerator that … Continue reading

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The European Digital Panopticon and the Silencing of Dissent

     Not satisfied with throttling free speech through vague and excessive copyright restrictions, the European Union is looking to abolish all expressions of thoughtcrime as well as the privacy that inhibits the ability of the technocratic overlords to monitor and control … Continue reading

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Censoring the Law?

     Twitter is openly blocking doubleplusungood tweets that utter the phrase “illegal alien“.      Slight problem is that that is an actual term used in actual Federal Law: Does Twitter now ban the plain text of federal law? 8 U.S. Code § … Continue reading

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