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CalicoJack

It's been five long years of blogging the Trump years. We've laughed, we've cried, we've pulled some of our remaining hair out, but we've made it. It is almost done and our democracy, nation, and souls are still largely intact. Unfortunately, we're not through.There is much more to come as we stitch ourselves back together like some kind of common Frankenstein monster as we recover from the PTSD that Trump gave us and the needless deaths and suffering from #COVID19. We also have to keep #BidenHarris honest & progressive, oppose Republican obstructionism anti-democratic tendencies, and whatever other black swans await us. All of which will be addressed using good old-fashioned snarcky, sarcasticky, profaney fun and psychological insights.

Snoop, Snoopology, Snooping Yard Displays

Signs of the Times: Snooping the Yard Displays of Trumpsters


Reading Time: 5 minutes
What do your yard signs and other household decorations say about your personality? Why a great deal, I’d wager, if you can be a good snooper using Sam Gosling’s Snoopology method of personality interpretation! Come on and join the fun!

Dopamine of Trump Rallies

The Dopamine of Politics: Trump Rallies


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What on earth could compel someone to attend one of Trump’s superspreader events? Why on earth would Trump hold one? Other than the obvious, he’s a narcissist, and they’re all gaslit, there are powerful brain circuits involved in compelling these self-destructive and foolish behaviors.

The Narcissistic Wounds of Trump Trump's Narcissistic Wounds

The Narcissistic Wound Of Trump’s #COVID19 Pneumonia, Losing the Election, And The Multitude of Investigations


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Is it me, or does Trump seem to be loopier, lieier, boastier than usual. I mean just listening to him at his superspreader rallies and calling into news shows and reading his tweets leaves you scratching your ass and wondering where the stink went, right? Well, I think I got a piece of the puzzle, right here. Narcissistic wound.

Trump is Dangerous Trump's Lack of Empathy

Trump’s Lack of Empathy Makes Him Dangerous And Not Just As a #COVID19 Superspreader — Part 2


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The real danger of Trump is that he has no idea of the harm he causes. When he does realize that he’s causing harm, he enjoys it. It boosts his ego. His followers don’t see non-MAGAs as people. It is why they injure and hurt people over masks. It’s why they parade around with guns. They enjoy the fear they inspire. Trump’s lack of empathy is the root of his failure and a very real and present danger to us all.

Psychological Causes of Trump

Gaslighting, Groupthink, and Cognitive Dissonance: The Perfect Storm resulting in Trump’s #COVID19 Infection


Reading time: five minutes
How could anyone, much less an entire political party and their supporters, be so stupid so as to deliberately spread the coronavirus during the middle of a pandemic? How can we possibly explain this behavior? Extreme behaviors take extreme psychological phenomena to explain. Here’s the perfect storm of cognitive and social psychological explanations.

ROAD TO NARA

Travels of : ँ : a Yogin

Observations From the Spectrum

an autistic's view of the world

To Save A Path

to write to help

Building The Love Shack

This is the story of building a cottage , the people and the place. Its a reminder of hope and love.

The Honest Courtesan

Frank commentary from a semi-retired call girl

Happiness Between Tails by da-AL

Tales + Tails: Novel Writing + Culture + Compassion

Carla Corelli

Surviving Narcissistic Abuse and Anxiety

Stories I've Never Told...

(...and some I have)