Category Archives: religion and poitics

Trump vs. McCain: Show-down at the OK Corral

The Republicans apparently will have to deal with more bad news about their effort to repeal and replace Obamacare as the Congressional Budget Office is expected to report their efforts will lead to millions of people losing health care coverage. … 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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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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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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Senator Ted Cruz Demonstrating an “Echo Chamber”

Here is a video clip of Ted Cruz tossing “red meat” to a group of hungry, rabid supporters.  He carefully follows his script, not missing a point, offering up to these reptilian brains everything they want to hear.  (http://www.dailykos.com/story/2015/09/04/1418371/-Ted-Cruz-Kingwood-Texas-Tea-Party-delusional-speech-in-under-5-minutes)  It … Continue reading

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