The Parable of the Sheep and the Goats or How Donald Trump Stole My Old Church

by O Society Mar 15, 2019 Do you know who's just come 'round knocking on my door? https://youtu.be/SECVGN4Bsgg   That's right boys and girls, it's the Jehovah's Witnesses! Maybe later I'll tell you how it turned out... For now, we're going to consider what they are doing. Yes, what the hell are these people doing … Continue reading The Parable of the Sheep and the Goats or How Donald Trump Stole My Old Church

A psychologist explains how people become anti-authoritarians

written by Bruce Levine March 15, 2019 Lyndon Johnson famously proclaimed his requirements for an appointee: “I want him to kiss my ass in Macy’s window at high noon and tell me it smells like roses.” Johnson…   Lyndon Johnson famously proclaimed his requirements for an appointee: “I want him to kiss my ass in … Continue reading A psychologist explains how people become anti-authoritarians

11-Year-Old Florida Boy Arrested for Refusing to Recite Pledge of Allegiance

by By Stephanie Claytor Bay News 9 Florida  Feb 14, 2019 LAKELAND, Fla. — An 11-year-old Polk County student refused to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance, and after explaining his reasons, he was kicked out of class and arrested for being disruptive and disobeying commands to calm down and leave the classroom. Incident hapened … Continue reading 11-Year-Old Florida Boy Arrested for Refusing to Recite Pledge of Allegiance

This is why evangelicals love Trump’s Israel policy

Sean Illing  interviews Elizabeth Oldmixon  VOX May 14, 2018 Orthodox Christian pilgrims hold wooden crosses as they take part in the Good Friday procession along the Via Dolorosa on April 18, 2014, in Jerusalem's old city, Israel. Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images The US officially recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on Monda when a new American embassy … Continue reading This is why evangelicals love Trump’s Israel policy

Cascade of lies from the prince of lies: But don’t kid yourself, his fans loved it

Trump's State of the Union was a listless torrent of falsehoods. But that doesn't mean he is defeated by Chauncey Devega Salon Feb 6, 2019 Donald Trump is a prince of lies possessed of a blinding lack of self-awareness and totally devoid of a capacity for critical self-reflection. As the Washington Post exhaustively documents, Trump told … Continue reading Cascade of lies from the prince of lies: But don’t kid yourself, his fans loved it

How the Science of “Blue Lies” Explains Trump’s Supporters

by Jeremy Adam Smith   Scientific American These are a very particular form of deception that can build solidarity within groups Donald Trump tells lies. His deceptions and misleading statements are easy to unmask. In one example—among hundreds of well-documented lies—FBI director James Comey told Congress in March that there is “no information that supports” Trump’s claim … Continue reading How the Science of “Blue Lies” Explains Trump’s Supporters

How Norman Vincent Peale Taught Donald Trump to Worship Himself

Trump’s biographer explains the spiritual guide behind his relentless self-confidence. By GWENDA BLAIR Politico Oct 6, 2015 Trump, in typical fashion, appeared to only see positive signs. He told Fox News’ Sean Hannity only the polls (Time, Drudge Report, Newsmax) that showed him having picked up support mattered because they represented “the people who vote.” … Continue reading How Norman Vincent Peale Taught Donald Trump to Worship Himself