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Sep 16 2019

Ontario Government Loses Money at Drug Dealing

Big Government can lose money at everything — even drug dealing.

Via Canada’s CBC:

Ontario Cannabis Retail Corp. lost $42 million in the latest fiscal year, according to newly released public documents.

OCRC is a government entity. The Ontario government is a drug dealer — and not a very good one. Even the losers dealing drugs on ghetto street corners are competent enough to make a profit.

The provincial Crown corporation tasked with online sales and wholesale distribution of recreational pot reported revenues of $64 million for the year ended March 31, 2019.

Expenses totaled $106 million.

Government bureauweenies could lose money selling water in the desert. Free of the restraints imposed on private enterprises by the market, they will invariably mismanage and spend more than makes sense.

On a tip from Henry B.

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Sep 16 2019

Moonbattery Begins to Destroy Medical Education

The rot does not confine itself to useless fields in the liberal arts. Unless we find a way to stop it, moonbattery will spread to every corner of education. Everything it touches, it corrodes and destroys. Not even medical education is safe.

Stanley Goldfarb, former associate dean of curriculum at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine, laments that progressive indoctrination has already begun to displace the demanding training required to produce competent doctors.

A new wave of educational specialists is increasingly influencing medical education. They emphasize “social justice” that relates to health care only tangentially.

“Social justice” is a euphemism for rank moonbattery.

These educators focus on eliminating health disparities and ensuring that the next generation of physicians is well-equipped to deal with cultural diversity … teaching these issues is coming at the expense of rigorous training in medical science.

The intent of these ideologues is not to cure the sick but to “reorder the field toward an egalitarian social purpose.”

The same cancer that makes such a contemptible farce of fields like sociology will do the same to medical schools.

The zeitgeist of sociology and social work have become the driving force in medical education. The goal of today’s educators is to produce legions of primary care physicians who engage in what is termed “population health.”

The NIH shovels our money in the form of grants at those who want to search for “disparities” rather than try to cure diseases for everyone. Already we have a presidential candidate threatening that access to healthcare will be provided by Big Government on a racial basis, with whites of course being last in line.

Goldfarb doesn’t need a crystal ball to predict the short-term future of medical education:

Medical school bureaucracies have become bloated, as they have in every other sphere of education. Curricula will increasingly focus on climate change, social inequities, gun violence, bias and other progressive causes only tangentially related to treating illness.

Instead of the excellent medical care we now take for granted, we will have doctors competent only to recite leftist talking points. But at least it will be easier to achieve Affirmative Action quotas when no one is really qualified anyway.

On tips from Lyle and ABC of the ANC.

Sep 15 2019

Open Thread

When one wants to change manners and customs, one should not do so by changing the laws. - Baron de Montesquieu
Sep 15 2019

California: America’s First Third World State

“As California goes, so goes the nation.” It that’s true, we are in for tyrannical single-party rule, jarring wealth disparities, the death of the middle class, institutionalized depravity, and resurgent medieval diseases like bubonic plague.

California has gone from a model to emulate to a dire warning of what havoc demographic transformation can inflict. It is proving definitively that you cannot have both open borders and a generous welfare state for long.

Black Pigeon Speaks makes the argument that California is America’s first third world state:

California has become a gangrenous limb. At this point, secession may be the only solution.

On tips from Dragon’s Lair and KirklesWorth.

Sep 15 2019

Ulrich Klopfer, Trophy-Taking Abortionist

Aside from socialist dictators, no one racks up a body count like an abortionist. Late term abortionist George Tiller boasted of killing over 50,000 before his career was prematurely terminated. Those who like to keep trophies may need additions to their houses for extra storage space. Consider the recently deceased Ulrich Klopfer.

Via WGN:

According to the Will County [Illinois] Sheriff’s Office, the attorney for Dr. Ulrich Klopfer’s family contacted them on Thursday informing them of the discovery of 2,246 medically preserved fetal remains.

Klopfer used to practice in South Bend, Indiana, a town best known for producing the first presidential candidate to run on a platform of being homosexual. His medical license was suspended back in 2015, after he failed to report aborting the baby of a 13-year-old. It can be hoped that he was not still adding to his trophy collection when he died September 3.

Let’s also hope that he did a better job of storing his trophies than his colleague Kermit Gosnell.

Depraved professions don’t always attract the most wholesome people.

On tips from Bluto, Troy H, and Kate P.

Sep 15 2019

An Adventure in Transgender Tolerance

An employee treats a customer to an extra serving of transgender tolerance at a coffee shop in the college town Lincoln, Nebraska:

“I went into [Cultiva Espresso & Crepes] for breakfast like I do once a week,” Marilyn Synek, 23, described the incident to the Washington Examiner on Thursday. “An employee approached me, called me by name, and started yelling profanities at me. [The employee] asked me to leave and informed me that if I tried to come back, I would be denied service because of my ‘bigoted’ views.”

Synek remembered being told, “You are f–king bigoted trash, and we do not want you in our restaurant. Over 80% of the people who work here are queer. You are not f–king wanted in our restaurant, so get out and don’t come back!”

The use of the word “bigoted” to insult the victims of their bigotry tells you all you need to know about militant moonbats. You could no more reach these people with reason than you could talk an infected dog out of having rabies.

The employee in question calls himself Natalie Weiss. He says he…

…shouted in “vulgar” terms because [he] knew Synek had volunteered for Republican Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse and the Nebraska Family Alliance, where she is currently employed as a communications specialist.

We must not have hit bottom yet, because Weiss was fired. He took to Fakebook, where he whined,

“So, for those keeping track, in Nebraska, you can be fired or lose your home because you identify in the LGBT2QIA+ umbrella, and you can also be fired for telling people who fight for [the] status quo to get lost.”

Since he is out of a job, Weiss ought to send his résumé to CNN.

On a tip from cZwonderpig.

Sep 15 2019

Moonbats Want Irish Navy to Assist Invasion

American taxpayers spend just under $1 TRILLION per year on a military that does virtually nothing as the border is overrun by invaders from dysfunctional, militarily insignificant hellholes like Guatemala. Could anyone top this for sheer lunacy? Yes: Ireland can and will, if it is up to the Irish Refugee and Migrant Coalition, which wants Ireland to double its already unsustainable annual intake of unassimilable “refugees” from the Third World. The Irish navy is expected not merely to stand down during the invasion, but to actually import the invaders, many of whom are too incompetent to make the trip on their own.

Via the Irish Examiner:

The coalition, involving more than 20 organisations, said the UN Refugee Agency had estimated that 1.44 million people will be in need of resettlement in 2020. …

It also called on Ireland, through the Irish Naval Service, to lead in a new Mediterranean search and rescue mission.

All the invaders have to do is set themselves adrift off the coast of Africa and make themselves helpless; the Irish navy will take the invasion from there. It has supposedly already rescued over 18,000 people.

Try to imagine a WWII in which our enemy is not Japan but some useless basket case of a country. Since the invaders do not have the wherewithal to launch aircraft carriers, we bomb ourselves on their behalf, because not to do so would be racist. That is the level of suicidal insanity we are dealing with here.

This generation may be remembered forever as the one that killed Western Civilization.

On a tip from Dragon’s Lair. Hat tip: Refugee Resettlement Watch.

Sep 15 2019

Watch Minneapolis Succumb to Savagery

It used to be that the expression “Minnesota nice” applied to Minneapolis. Then the federal government established a Somali colony there. Now the rabidly anti-American Ilhan Omar represents it in Congress, police officers shoot women in the face on apparent whims, and going out in public can result in this scene, which took place just outside Target Field where the Twins play:

That will be the fate of the last Caucasian to set foot in Minneapolis if current trends are not reversed.

The victim must have never read “The Talk: Nonblack Version,” the piece John Derbyshire got fired by the thought police at National Review for publishing at Taki’s Magazine. He would have known better than to let himself get surrounded like that.

On a tip from Sean C. Hat tip: Power Line.

Sep 14 2019

Open Thread

The Second Amendment is a doomsday provision, one designed for those exceptionally rare circumstances where all other rights have failed - where the government refuses to stand for reelection and silences those who protest; where courts have lost the courage to oppose, or can find no one to enforce their decrees. However improbable these contingencies may seem today, facing them unprepared is a mistake a free people get to make only once. - Alex Kozinski

On a tip from DM.

Sep 14 2019

Boys Lost in a Postmasculine World

A postmasculine world of moonbattery is no place for boys. They are treated by the system as defective girls. As Dave Morrison puts it, “Masculinity has gone from an admired trait to a pathology in need of treatment and eventual eradication.”

Feminism and the welfare state have robbed boys of the role models and attention they need to develop in a healthy way. This has produced lonely screwed up men, transsexuals, moonbats, maniacs, and any number of ticking timebombs.

Sooner or later, society will need men again badly. With luck it will happen while we still have a few.

On a tip from Lyle.

Sep 14 2019

Edawn Coughman Makes Hate Hoax List

Although he was signed by eight different teams, Edawn Coughman never played during the regular season in the NFL. He failed to get himself listed in the NFL Player Arrests database. But at least he made the Hate Hoax List.

On September 11, police received a report of a burglary in progress at Create and Bake Pizzeria and Coughman’s Creamery, adjoining businesses owned by Coughman in Lawrenceville, Georgia. They arrived in time to catch him driving off in a black Silverado with no license plate, wearing gloves and a hoodie despite the hot weather.

WXIA reports:

Several televisions, still attached to their brackets and pieces of drywall, were found in the bed of the truck.

Other officers were checking the business and found the back door had yellow pry marks. Inside, the walls were spray-painted with racial slurs [the N-word, monkey], swastikas and “MAGA.” The spray paint was still wet.

This caught Coughman in a lie; he had told them that the business had been vandalized earlier in the day.

After getting a search warrant, officers found black spray paint and a yellow crowbar in Coughman’s truck.

You don’t have to be very bright to get signed in the NFL; it helps not to be, if you want to make the Hate Hoax List. Dimmer still (although possibly willfully dim) are those who gullibly accept the narrative of oppression that these hoaxes are intended either to prop up or to exploit.

Coughman is not the first NFL player to make the Hate Hoax List. Michael Bennett beat him by a couple of years.

On a tip from WDS.

Sep 14 2019

Rent Control Hurts Renters

Liberal tyranny always hurts everyone except the very rich and of course leftist authorities, whose only objective is to increase government power over every aspect of our lives. Rent control is no exception. As I can testify after living in a crumbling rent-controlled tenement in NYC (where I was forced to learn the art of plumbing), it doesn’t even benefit renters.

Nicole Gelinas of the Manhattan Institute explains that rent control inflicts the following:

1. Hurts the people it’s supposed to help
2. Gives landlords little incentive to improve their housing stock
3. Discourages construction of new housing for all but the rich

Sounds like a liberal program, all right.

One thing rent control is good for is creating slums. Ever hear of anyone but Democrats winning an election in a slum?

On a tip from KirklesWorth.

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