Category Archives: Trumpism

Nationalism Can Just Be Collective Egotism

Trump declared last night in a campaign rally for Ted Cruz, with great pride and emphasis, “I’m a nationalist.”  That is not necessarily bad as pride in one’s nation state is noble just as it is to have pride in … Continue reading

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When Guilty, Scream Loudly That You Are Innocent!!!

Brett Kavanaugh and his fellow imbibers of the Trumpian kool-aid understand this ruse very well.  I do to, having spent much of my youth practicing it though my “screaming” was muted as I was just “too much a damn Christian.”  … Continue reading

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“Baby Christian” Trump is Still Very Much “Baby”

Senator John McCain is giving up the fight and will apparently die without the medical intervention which he is now refusing.  I admire his courage.  There is a time to die and I hope I have the same courage to … Continue reading

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Noose Tightening ‘Round Trump’s Neck!!!

The noose is tightening around the neck of Trump, the noose he has constructed with his web of deceit and paranoia.  The tighter a noose of this sort becomes, the greater is the need to strike out at “them” and … Continue reading

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Consensually-validated Reality Can Become a Prison

Here is an early-morning Tweet from Trump yesterday, “The Fake News hates me saying that they are the Enemy of the People only because they know it’s TRUE. I am providing a great service by explaining this to the American … Continue reading

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Hannah Arendt, Totalitarian Thought, and Trump

Trump has been caught again in the swamp of mendacity which he calls home.  (I would have called him a bald-faced, full-of-shit liar…but he is the President of the United States and deserves my respect!!!)  Specifically, he was very critical … Continue reading

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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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