Author Archives: The Political Hat

Quick Takes – The Preponderance of Pallor: Europe Too White; College Too White; Superficiality Too White

     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: White people… White people everywhere!!1!      First, a little bit of mood … Continue reading

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Progressives’ Dream Constitutional Convention

     A group in, of course, California are launching an initiative position to stake out an ultra-Left wing set of demands to be put forth if an Article V convention were ever called. While it is unlikely that 2/3 of states … Continue reading

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Health Care Collapse in South Africa

     Specifically, the “total cruelty to humankind” in the North West region with such chronic problems as lack of water and electric, and the literal smell of death from the decomposing bodies. “‘The situation has reached a point of no return … Continue reading

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California To Ration Healthcare (For The Plebeians)

     Covered California, the state health insurance marketplace under Obamacare will require hospitals to meet designated targets in order to be kept “in-network”, which will also effect Medi-Cal (Medicaid) patients as well.. How will they do this? Require rationing, of course: … Continue reading

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News of the Week (June 3rd, 2018)

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Literal Thought Police Arrest Autistic Student for Crime of Imaginary Gun Possession

     The hoplophobia of schools and the people that run them has amply been demonstrated by the plethora of incidents where the police were called because a student had an object that had a vaguely gun-like shape to it.      As if … Continue reading

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San Diego County’s War on… Popcorn

     The County of San Diego seems to have solved all other possible problems within the county, because it is apparently so free to use its resources in a war against… popcorn provided by hardware and similar stores. “‘They explained we … Continue reading

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School’s Anti-Bullying Scheme: Smile, Or Else

     With a rash of bullying incidents, a high school principal has decided on a clever plan: Require students to smile or be forced to go to a guidance councilor to talk about their feelz. “‘If you don’t (smile) you get … Continue reading

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News of the Week (May 26th, 2018)

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Oregon County to Punish Insufficiently Correct Recycling

     For some time now, San Fransisco has been monitoring trash to insure recycling and to effect “behavioral changes” on the populous. Marion County, Oregon must have looked at this and said “hold my wheat grass smoothie“: “Residents who fail to … Continue reading

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