Tag: The Republican Party

Will the 6 January Insurrection be easily forgotten?

Don’t Let Them Gaslight You: The Implications of Trump’s 6 January Insurrection Riot as a Flashbulb Memory


Reading time: 5 minutes
It’s only been three weeks since Trump’s Insurrection Riot stormed the Capitol building threatening to hang Mike Pence, assassinate Nancy Pelosi, and wreck mayhem upon us all. Now we have another few weeks for the impeachment trial and the GOP is doing all it can to gaslight us into believing the whole thing was little more than some bad gas in a stuffy car amongst friends. Don’t let ’em gaslight you! And, in this case it being a flashbulb memory will help, especially if you follow these helpful hints.

What do Trump Supporters need to do to be Forgiven

The Four Parts of an Apology that ALL Trump Supporter needs to Fulfill to be Forgiven


Reading time: 4 minutes
Can we ever forgive Trump supporters for the needless deaths of 340,000+ deaths, the needless suffering of the #COVID19 pandemic, assaulting our democracy, damaging our national security, and putting us through such hell for four years all for the sake of Trump’s ego? We should forgive anyone who can fulfill the four-parts of an effective apology.

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.

Meme: The Authoritarian Party


A republic, if you can keep it. As it turns out old Ben Franklin was right. We aren’t able to keep our republic. We are increasingly authoritarian. A segment of the electorate likes and another is indifferent leaving us vulnerable to the Russians hacking our elections.

terrywiens

A topnotch WordPress.com site

JeanetteHowe's Blog

Just another WordPress.com weblog

On Being Gay and Grieving: My Personal Journey

A Safe Place to Share Our Grief Stories, Find Resources and Support

Oblivion With Bells

An enquiry into life and death, and what we believe.

Actually Autistic Blogs List

A list of blogs by Actually Autistic bloggers

Horizon Feedback

Horizon is WordPress.com's public test environment.

T.R.E.E. Online

The Resource for Environmental Education