Monthly Archives: February 2017

Trump, the GOP, and Projection

Trump’s emphasis of immigration is really resonating with his base.  Of course!  His base really likes the idea of purging the American soul of “impurity”, not realizing that the real “impurity” lies within its own soul.  The is the garden-variety … Continue reading

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The Delusional System of Trumpism

The moon is made out of cheese! Now if I believe that is the case, then it is so…at least in my mind, in my belief system.  It is true because I believe it is true.  How do I know … Continue reading

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Senator Rubio Displays GOP Dishonesty

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/rubio-rude-and-stupid_us_58b05ce6e4b0780bac28b65a?ncid=inblnkushpmg00000009 The Republicans cannot escape themselves.  Here Senator Mark Rubio describe his electorate as “rude and stupid” but I bet none of them that would have been there at a town hall would have ever publicly avowed reassurance about the … Continue reading

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Lunacy in Politics and Religion

To believe is to believe that you believe.  When this “confidence” in your belief becomes inordinately invested with emotional energy, this belief becomes so rigid that it can devolve into a delusional state. For example, if in five minutes, there … Continue reading

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Is Trump a “Rational Actor”?

Over the weekend, I heard once again the term “rational actor theory” in response to Korea’s Kim Jong Un’s launch of a missile.  He has missiles that could reach the U.S., lacking only a nuclear payload and with most people … Continue reading

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Trump is a Cardboard Cutout President!

I don’t think Trump realized what this incident was revealing about himself.  He felt that this hapless young man was making a statement which validated him but his affirmation of Trump only demonstrated his own emptiness and testified to the … Continue reading

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