Category Archives: neurophysiology

Trump’s European Adventure

In Warsaw, Poland Trump has declared that “the future of the West” is at stake.  Furthermore, he continues to speak in a confrontational manner with North Korea, not realizing that in Kim sun Jung, he has met his “twin brother”.  … Continue reading

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“Fair and Balanced” Media

The irony of Fox New’s claim to offer “Fair and Balanced” news is hard to miss…unless you are ironically challenged!  And it makes me think also of the “no spin zone” which is how Fox New’s former hero Bill O’Reilly … Continue reading

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Fox News, Trump, & Epistemic Closure

The United States has another illustration of the obstinate commitment of many conservatives to “stand by their man,” regardless of what he has said or done.  Their mind is made up, don’t confuse them with facts!  Bill O’Reilly and Fox … Continue reading

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Freedom Caucus is Id on Steroids!!!

Yesterday I described Trump’s head-to-head confrontation with the Freedom Caucus of his Republican Party as rival versions of “brain stems with arms and legs” coming to blows.  Another way to view this is simple id vs. id, raw unmitigated desire … Continue reading

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Any Chance of Trump Finding Redemption?

Trump’s speech to a joint session of Congress is meeting wide spread approval from everyone.  One reported described him as finally “Presidential” and another “normal.”  His tone and delivery was moderate and civil. Now I’m cynical, of course.  BUT, give … Continue reading

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