Category Archives: psychology

Paul Ryan Steps to the Plate!

Paul Ryan declared this morning, “Separating children from their parents is wrong.”  It has been so frustrating to watch this man, occupying the important position of Speaker of the House, stand lamely by and not stand up to Trump.  There … Continue reading

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Reality is Tightening its Noose on Trump.

I kick the subject of mental illness around a lot in this venue due to my career as a clinician which has given me a perspective to “sniff out” madness pretty readily.  Oh, we are all “mad” to some degree … 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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“Oh What a Tangled Web We Weave When We Practice to Deceive”

Scott Peck in the mid-eighties wrote a best-selling book, “People of the Lie,” which explored extensively the subject of evil and how that it creates and perpetuates a web of deception.  In the last few days we have seen two … Continue reading

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Huckabee Family Lacks Critical Thinking

Mike Huckabee, and his daughter Sarah Sanders, are doing their part in continuing to “wage the war on Christmas,” an ironic war that many Christians participate in throughout the year.  This is because they fail to exercise the Shakespearean “pauser … 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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