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Trump Echoes Jim Carrey, “SOMEBODY, Stop Me!!!”

As the Trump train wreck careens down the track, desperately seeking the misery-relief its final catastrophe will bring, I can’t help but feel a touch of pity for Trump and also for Trump-lite, Steve Bannon.  There is a sense in … Continue reading

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Deferred Gratification and Trumpism

One key factor in mental health is predictability.  To function meaningfully in a social context, others will have to have confidence in you and you will have to have confidence in them.  This is a mutually agreed upon contract, i.e. … Continue reading

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Jeff Sessions Dismisses Hawaii

The U.S. Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, caught some flack from the state of Hawaii when he dismissed it as “some island in the Pacific” when one of its judges put a hold on the President’s immigration plan.  But, today he … Continue reading

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