Category Archives: group psychology

Evil Necessary to “Push” Us into God

The evangelical Christian support of Trump has been a sore point for me, given my background in fundamentalist Christianity and a continued emphasis in personal faith.  The evangelical trope, “The Lord has raised him up” to restore our country to … Continue reading

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I Go, “Fox News,” On You!!!

The Republican candidate in the state of Wisconsin is Arthur Jones.  He runs unopposed, as his party clearly sees him as the unalloyed voice for their racist, homophobic, xenophobic, Trumpian ideas.  The GOP realizes that he is the voice for … Continue reading

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Logically Distorting “Truth” To Maintain the GOP’s Pretenses

The Trumpian onslaught on truth continues daily.  “Shit” continues to make headlines and the efforts to deny the obvious on this issue has reached the comical proportion.  It makes me think of a skit I’d like to see, two partisan … Continue reading

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Silly Thoughts about Trump and the Gang…

So Trump and Bannon’s “lover’s quarrels” have finally reached critical mass and “melt-down” is on our table.  I can’t help but think of all the cast-of-characters in this Trump Show would make a good reality show on TV.  For example, … Continue reading

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Congress, “Put-On Your ‘Big-Boy/Girl Pants’ and Grow Up”

Christmas came a few days early for the Republican Party this week when they passed the tax bill, giving themselves something to crow about while the Democrats have something to whine about.  And I think there is plenty to legitimately … Continue reading

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Why do We Hate Trump so Much?

Simply stated, Trump is an expression of the deepest part of our unconsciousness.  Some of us are unified by our repulsion of what we are seeing in him, others are delighted with what he represents.  The end result is that … Continue reading

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Trump and Lack of Self-Awareness

Paul Manafort, under indictment already and out on bail, almost immediately had the audacity to contact the Russian media to arrange an editorial in the American press favorable to himself.  This was clearly contrary to the terms of the bail. … Continue reading

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