Category Archives: Trumpism

David Brooks, “There’s Something ‘Rotten’ in the Gop, not in Denmark!”

There is so much internal criticism arising within the Republican Party.  But the divided soul of the party is, like with all divided souls, incapable listening to dissenting voices from within its own ranks.  Sure, Progressives like myself see the … Continue reading

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T.S. Eliot, “Oh the Shame of Motives Late Revealed…”

The Roy Moore spectacle in Alabama is put a spin-off of the block-buster series now showing world-wide, The Trump Show.  But like all spin-off tv shows and movies, the Roy Moore saga is cut from the same bolt of cloth … Continue reading

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All of Our Ponds Are Pretty Damn Murky

I have a respondent from one of my blogs who himself blogs, his entitled, “Thoughts from a Murky Pond.”  This gentleman is very intelligent and thoughtful, but “consarned him” he is so damn critical of my discoursing!  But, I deeply … Continue reading

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“Standin’ by Your Man”

In the past decade or so there has been an increasing number of Republican politicos that surface who cause an embarrassment to this “Grand Old Party.”  I’m thinking of Christine O’Donnell, Sharon Angle, Michelle Bachman, Sarah Palin, and Todd Akin … Continue reading

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Trumpism Made Trump Necessary

“Hitler. He’s the Unconscious of 78 Million Germans. Without the German People He’d Be Nothing” (1938). ~ C. G. Jung. As Trump continues to ravage the country side in America, like a marauding beast of prey, it becomes ever more … Continue reading

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Gun Control and Mental Illness

Another mass shooting yesterday, this one is Sutherland, Texas at a Baptist Church, and once again my country’s national denial kicks in—Trump has declared the matter is not a gun issue but a mental health issue.  On this occasion I … Continue reading

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Boundaries are Important in Politics

The United States is in the midst of an identity crisis.  The turmoil that we are mired in is akin to the throes of adolescence when teen agers decide what is “in” and what is “out,” what they will be … Continue reading

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