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The GQP has unleashed a ravening beast to feed upon our democracy. To satisfy its appetite for extremism, the GQP must become even more divisive, so it will be religion as the driver until we get widespread violence.
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What is wrong with white voters? A LOT! How could anyone in their right minds vote for four more years of Trump? Well, 57% of white voters did. There is a lot wrong there when you see 270,000+ needless deaths and want four more years of that shit.
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After the debate, we’ve heard from everyone and her sister about what it would take to break Trump’s support. This post has not only the definitive answer, but the reason for it to be definitive. Your own experience will tell you that it is right. Happy reading! It’s a five star well liked post!
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What could possibly drive people to refuse to wear masks, social distance, or stay at home as much as possible? It just defies all logic and reason, right? Here are the three psychological factors that combine for the perfect storm of conservative resistance to containing the #COVID19 pandemic
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Ever wonder where the flock of voters is going to go to next? Why we all seem to gather round the politician du jour? What’s behind the Buttmentum? Well, it is no more difficult than realizing that thinking is hard.
Why does the appeal to racism work so often in politics? Why are so many people vulnerable to the racist appeal? Terror Management Theory gives us insight into the politics of racism and hope in countering it.
There are three psychological phenomena from the Boof K (that’s Ye Olde Blogge’s quaint nickname for the raspcallious erstwhile (allegedly) plausible rapist, Brett Kavanaugh) hearings that will help us understand our particular peculiar political predicament and the way that politicians use them to manipulate the electorate and party […]
After today’s very ugly display by the bullignorant (obvious to all) drunken (allegedly) rapist (allegedly) otherwise known as Brett Kavanaugh, it is unbelievable that anyone could still support his nomination, yet Repubes of every stripe do. Did you listen to the way he talked, shouted, and screamed? Was […]
White conservatives are angry! Those ding-dang dumb liberals are lettin’ in more and more immigrants and Muslims and promoting blacks and queers over the interests of god-fearing good white Christians! They just ain’t gonna take it no more! They are WHITE RAGED! They’ll stop those liberals from turning […]
Reflecting on the disastrous Supreme Court decisions of late, I’ve come to the realization that it isn’t the United Fucking States of Fucking Stupid, it is the United Fucking States with the Split Fucking Brain. Our collective left hand don’t know what the fuck the collective right hand […]
Is it even possible to be happy in Fascist America living amongst the New Cruelty? Hunh? Is it possible? Can any of us be happy again? Certainly, not proud. It is impossible to be proud of Fascist America or the New Cruelty. But, surely we could be happy […]
Conservatives and the GOP are already locked into groupthink and are at the beginning stages of dehumanizing white male liberals. Together they represent an existential threat to the US and our way of life. Together they will usher in an authoritarian state.
Social Dominance Theory diagnoses our political divide and it offers a solution. Let’s try it out on our gun violence problem to see how it works!
It’s an open secret that the modern Repube party is the home of angry white identity politics, but no where is that clearer than in this quote from an angry white guy explaining why he’ll continue to roll coal.
We can’t seem to erase white supremacy from white culture! Find out how we made white supremacists. Share your ideas about getting rid of this scourge.
The capacity that the white conservative voter has for voting against their own best interest is amazing. They either cannot connect the dots between their votes and the effects of the governments they’ve elected or they don’t care.
No clearer example of illusory explanation can be found. It is beguiling seductive; it seems so right, so how could it be so wrong? Easy. As they say, fool me once, shame on you; fool, me twice…
Deaths of despair describes the rising mortality rate of white middle class midlife white Americans. For them the American dream is shrinking and it is literally killing them. But, it is the Republicans that are shrinking the dream.