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Barack Obama is a narcissist
The American Chronicle ^ | August 11, 2008 | Sam Vaknin Ph.D.

Posted on 02/20/2009 7:51:48 AM PST by coffee260

Dr. Vaknin has written extensively about narcissism.

Dr. Vaknin States "I must confess I was impressed by Sen. Barack Obama from the first time I saw him.  At first I was excited to see a black candidate.  He looked youthful, spoke well, appeared to be confident - a wholesome presidential package.  I was put off soon, not just because of his shallowness but also because there was an air of haughtiness in his demeanor that was unsettling.  His posture and his body language were louder than his empty words. Obama's speeches are unlike any political speech we have heard in American history.  Never a politician in this land had such quasi "religious" impact on so many people.  The fact that Obama is a total incognito with zero accomplishment, makes this inexplicable infatuation alarming. Obama is not an ordinary man.  He is not a genius.  In fact he is quite ignorant on most important subjects."  

Barack Obama is a narcissist.

Dr. Sam Vaknin, the author of the Malignant Self Love believes "Barack Obama appears to be a narcissist."  Vaknin is a world authority on narcissism.  He understands narcissism and describes the inner mind of a narcissist like no other person.  When he talks about narcissism everyone listens.  Vaknin says that Obama's language, posture and demeanor, and the testimonies of his closest, dearest and nearest suggest that the Senator is either a narcissist or he may have narcissistic personality disorder (NPD).  Narcissists project a grandiose but false image of themselves.  Jim Jones, the charismatic leader of People's Temple, the man who led over 900 of his followers to cheerfully commit mass suicide and even murder their own children was also a narcissist.  David Koresh, Charles Manson, Joseph Koni, Shoko Asahara, Stalin, Saddam, Mao, Kim Jong Ill and Adolph Hitler are a few examples of narcissists of our time.  All these men had a tremendous influence over their fanciers.  They created a personality cult around themselves and with their blazing speeches elevated their admirers, filled their hearts with enthusiasm and instilled in their minds a new zest for life.  They gave them hope!  They promised them the moon, but alas, invariably they brought them to their doom.  When you are a victim of a cult of personality, you don't know it until it is too late.  One determining factor in the development of NPD is childhood abuse. 

"Obama's early life was decidedly chaotic and replete with traumatic and mentally bruising dislocations," says Vaknin.  "Mixed-race marriages were even less common then.  His parents went through a divorce when he was an infant (two years old).   Obama saw his father only once again, before he died in a car accident.   Then his mother re-married and Obama had to relocate to Indonesia , a foreign land with a radically foreign culture, to be raised by a step-father.  At the age of ten, he was whisked off to live with his maternal (white) grandparents.   He saw his mother only intermittently in the following few years and then she vanished from his life in 1979.  She died of cancer in 1995". 

One must never underestimate the manipulative genius of pathological narcissists.  They project such an imposing personality that it overwhelms those around them.  Charmed by the charisma of the narcissist, people become like clay in his hands.   They cheerfully do his bidding and delight to be at his service.   The narcissist shapes the world around himself and reduces others in his own inverted image.  He creates a cult of personality.  His admirers become his co- dependents.  Narcissists have no interest in things that do not help them to reach their personal objective.   They are focused on one thing alone and that is power.   All other issues are meaningless to them and they do not want to waste their precious time on trivialities.  Anything that does not help them is beneath them and do not deserve their attention.

If an issue raised in the Senate does not help Obama in one way or another, he has no interest in it.   The "present" vote is a safe vote.  No one can criticize him if things go wrong.  Those issues are unworthy by their very nature because they are not about him.  Obama's election as the first black president of the Harvard Law Review led to  a contract and advance to write a book about race relations. 

The University of Chicago Law School provided him a lot longer than expected and at the end it evolved into, guess what?   His own autobiography!   Instead of writing a scholarly paper focusing on race relations, for which he had been paid, Obama could not resist writing about his most sublime self.  He entitled the book Dreams from My Father. 

Not surprisingly, Adolph Hitler also wrote his own autobiography when he was still nobody.  So did Stalin.   For a narcissist no subject is as important as his own self.   Why would he waste his precious time and genius writing about insignificant things when he can write about such an august being as himself?  Narcissists are often callous and even ruthless.   As the norm, they lack conscience.  This is evident from Obama's lack of interest in his own brother who lives on only one dollar per month.  

A man who lives in luxury, who takes a private jet to vacation in Hawaii, and who has raised nearly half a billion dollars for his campaign (something unprecedented in history) has no interest in the plight of his own brother.  Why?  Because, his brother cannot be used for his ascent to power.

A narcissist cares for no one but himself.  This election is like no other in the history of America . The issues are insignificant compared to what is at stake.  What can be more dangerous than having a man bereft of conscience, a serial liar, and one who cannot distinguish his fantasies from reality as the leader of the free world?  I hate to sound alarmist, but one is a fool if one is not alarmed. Many politicians are narcissists.  They pose no threat to others...They are simply self serving and selfish.

Obama evidences symptoms of pathological narcissism, which is different from the run-of-the-mill narcissism of a Richard Nixon or a Bill Clinton for example.  To him reality and fantasy are intertwined.  This is a mental health issue, not just a character flaw.  Pathological narcissists are dangerous because they look normal and even intelligent.  It is this disguise that makes them treacherous. 

Today the Democrats have placed all their hopes in Obama.   But this man could put an end to their party.   The great majority of blacks have also decided to vote for Obama.   Only a fool does not know that their support for him is racially driven.   This is racism, pure and simple.   The downside of this is that if Obama turns out to be the disaster I predict, he will cause widespread resentment among the whites.

The blacks are unlikely to give up their support   of their man.  Cultic mentality is pernicious and unrelenting.  They will dig their heads deeper in the sand and blame Obama's detractors of racism. This will cause a backlash among the whites.

The white supremacists will take advantage of the discontent and they will receive widespread support.   I predict that in less than four years, racial tensions will increase to levels never seen since the turbulent 1960's.  

Obama will set the clock back decades... America is the bastion of freedom.  The peace of the world depends on the strength of America , and its weakness translates into the triumph of terrorism and victory of rogue nations.  



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1 posted on 02/20/2009 7:51:48 AM PST by coffee260
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He´s so narcissistic that he can´t even impress himself because he´s so amazing (think about that for a while…I´m brilliant).


2 posted on 02/20/2009 7:54:43 AM PST by villagerjoel ("Gun control is a prerequisite for genocide." - Unknown)
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To: coffee260

Turn on CNN! Obama at the White House with No flag meeting the Mayors and sounding like Hitler.


3 posted on 02/20/2009 7:54:46 AM PST by acoulterfan
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To: coffee260

“Barack Obama is a narcissist” Let us not forget he is also a racist.


4 posted on 02/20/2009 7:56:05 AM PST by Finop (Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.)
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To: coffee260

You’re right on target but what do we do about it?

Hmmmm?

He is destroying our country.


5 posted on 02/20/2009 7:56:07 AM PST by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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To: coffee260

Anyone who’s never had a real job and wrote two books about a completely undistinguished life has just the right qualifications to become a senator and then president.

It appears to be our lot in life that the 2006 movie “Idiocracy” was actually a documentary.


6 posted on 02/20/2009 7:57:52 AM PST by Da Coyote
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To: coffee260

The Administration is a dream come true for liberals who have lived their lives free to say and believe all the crazy crap they FEEL because they never believed they would come true. It’s easy to expand those fantasies for decades if you can relax in the knowledge that the nation is going to stop you from carrying them out.

I think this administration is actually going to scare a number of liberals away because they are now forced to live in that world they only fantasized about, and they see how truly frightening it is.

But it won’t matter, because the people they thought would love them are no liberals like they are, but anarchists, who want to tear down those institutions and that society liberals played in freely.

Conservatives are like dad—you can call him names under your breath, talk him down to your friends, wish him dead when you’re angry—but you’d be on the street without him working 60+ hours a week to keep a roof over your head.

Liberals thought they would always have that buffer, that “dad” to protect them from themselves. They’ve been free bitching and complaining because they knew they would always be children protected by those they despise.

Now that all that is changing, they are betting that “the poor” and “the little guy” and “minorities” with whom they claimed solidarity will be their pals because, you know, *We* liberals were in the struggle with you guys, speaking truth to power, right, right?

The deafening silence they get in response from those who only want them the way a mugger wants a victim will be the beginning of awareness for those of them who are still capable of thought.

This is the world this self-obsessed “community activist” who has never managed anything is creating.


8 posted on 02/20/2009 7:59:52 AM PST by Darkwolf377 (Pro-Life Capitalist American Atheist and Free-Speech Junkie)
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To: coffee260
Headline: Barack Obama is a narcissist


9 posted on 02/20/2009 8:04:39 AM PST by lormand (I live among the planets' worst primates.....Liberals)
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To: Da Coyote
It appears to be our lot in life that the 2006 movie “Idiocracy” was actually a documentary.

I watched that the other day and was thinking the exact same thing.
10 posted on 02/20/2009 8:04:51 AM PST by cripplecreek (The poor bastards have us surrounded.)
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To: coffee260

He had about 69 million enablers. They are a problem. 0bama could choke on a dumpling and be gone, but the people who put him where he is, will keep doing damage to America until it collapses.


11 posted on 02/20/2009 8:05:13 AM PST by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast (American Revolution II -- overdue.)
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To: coffee260
Obama is deliberately fomenting racial tensions. There is no missing it now, it is in the open. That is why his association with Jeremiah Wright was so telling about where Obama would lead us.

Very dangerous.

12 posted on 02/20/2009 8:05:50 AM PST by dforest
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To: Da Coyote

My son told me to watch that movie. He said it was pretty dumb, but it has a strange type of reality to it.

Yep, it does. Even had a Pelosimobile in it.


13 posted on 02/20/2009 8:08:16 AM PST by dforest
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To: indylindy

I agree. It’s clear now that there is a pattern of race-baiting. Does anyone think Holder accidentally said what he did? That Sharpton just happened to find racism in a cartoon, when there was none (except to the racist himself)? More to come.


14 posted on 02/20/2009 8:12:00 AM PST by ducdriver (99% of liberals give the other 1% a bad name.)
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To: lormand

You mean it took a PhD to figure that out? ;>)


15 posted on 02/20/2009 8:12:46 AM PST by SiVisPacemParaBellum (Peace through superior firepower!)
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To: coffee260

“Barack Obama is a narcissist”

WHAT??!?!??? I’m SHOCKED, I say... SHOCKED!!

/s


16 posted on 02/20/2009 8:14:23 AM PST by ScottinVA (Make my world PURRRFECT, Lord Obama!)
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To: coffee260

Got this as an email yesterday. You can see that it’s true just by watching how he reacted to last week’s GOP criticism of his stimulus bill. He thinks he’s a god.


17 posted on 02/20/2009 8:14:24 AM PST by pgkdan
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To: coffee260
Charmed by the charisma of the narcissist, people become like clay in his hands. They cheerfully do his bidding and delight to be at his service. The narcissist shapes the world around himself and reduces others in his own inverted image. He creates a cult of personality. His admirers become his co- dependents.

This is the real problem, not one narcissist but the tens of millions of people so weak in their own character that they are "like clay in his hands". Get rid of Obama and these weak people remain thirsting for their next "leader".

18 posted on 02/20/2009 8:18:23 AM PST by Prokopton
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To: Darkwolf377
Conservatives are like dad—you can call him names under your breath, talk him down to your friends, wish him dead when you’re angry—but you’d be on the street without him working 60+ hours a week to keep a roof over your head.

That's one of the best and most insightful rants I've read here in a while.

I've always had that thought - what if the radical libs got everything they wanted and all the Christians, police, military, and hard working family-oriented 'Eurocentric' types just went away? Nothing would work and all the freedom and order they take for granted would dissolve. Also, it's very telling that most radicals seem to hate their father and, sadly, much of our Dear Leader's voting base seems to not have fathers. The (in my view, purposeful) destruction of the American family has led us to where we are.

19 posted on 02/20/2009 8:19:42 AM PST by Cap74 (You can disagree with me. You can attack me. Do not lie to me.)
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To: coffee260

I said this last May. He is also a pathological liar which goes hand in hand with narcissism.

Usually, they lie so frequently and often, they forget what they have lied about.


20 posted on 02/20/2009 8:20:18 AM PST by autumnraine (Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose- Kris Kristoferrson VIVA LA REVOLUTION!)
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To: Cap74

It’s the same way an “anarchist” will gladly call the police when you are beating the snot out of him.


21 posted on 02/20/2009 8:25:39 AM PST by autumnraine (Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose- Kris Kristoferrson VIVA LA REVOLUTION!)
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To: Cap74
what if the radical libs got everything they wanted and all the Christians, police, military, and hard working family-oriented 'Eurocentric' types just went away?

In my view as an atheist, liberals would willingly give up all the rest as long as they had Christians to bash. They are truly frightening in their naked hatred, their violent fantasies about what they'd do--because they hate how vicious and hateful CHRISTIANS supposedly are. You've never seen hate until you've seen a liberal with a few beers in him or her going on about the Pope, priests, and people who are devoted to the Bible.

This is why the dems truly are the party of children. Sometimes we get worked up and swept away in the feeling of a moment, but that's how liberals live every day--how do I FEEEEEEL about this? They praise intellectuals not because they like people who think, but because intellectuals give them a reference for their views--"This smart guy (who is actually smart about one specific subject and not some well-rounded person, in most cases) agrees with me, therefore, I'm an intellectual by association." They are all about living in this imaginary world of theirs.

I know this is a minority opinion, but it wouldn't surprise me if the Republicans take back Congress in the next election and there will be a noticeable difference in the polls beforehand. When some (some) liberals get in that booth, they will vote based on the fear of what they have loosed on the world. And of course they will be the loudest voices calling the takeback the return of fascism...and they will be secretly relieved.

22 posted on 02/20/2009 8:26:02 AM PST by Darkwolf377 (Pro-Life Capitalist American Atheist and Free-Speech Junkie)
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To: Darkwolf377
Excellent rant!!

I think this administration is actually going to scare a number of liberals away because they are now forced to live in that world they only fantasized about, and they see how truly frightening it is.

Yep, Right now Liberals are the dog that actually caught the car!

23 posted on 02/20/2009 8:26:35 AM PST by qam1 (There's been a huge party. All plates and the bottles are empty, all that's left is the bill to pay)
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To: coffee260
The fact that Obama is a total incognito with zero accomplishment, makes this inexplicable infatuation alarming. Obama is not an ordinary man. He is not a genius. In fact he is quite ignorant on most important subjects."

Pretty much sums it up for me. Although I must admit, I am struggling between intentional take over of our system and his naivete. Not sure at this time if he is the hand that winds the clock, the second hand in place to keep the time ticking on someone else's wrist, or just some dumb self centered sucker that one day picked up a Rolex from the street, said, "Oh so shiny, me wants," placed it in his pocket and moved on with a troop of commies with money following him with measuring tape in hand for his suit.

24 posted on 02/20/2009 8:26:39 AM PST by GOP Poet
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To: coffee260

“Obama seems to suffer from malignant narcissism whereby he feels he is exceptional, acts like he is exceptional and his followers believe he is exceptional. On the basis of his followers opinion, Obama feels even more justified in his exceptionalism...”

To nail that reality down further:

“..The pathological narcissist imagines he’s giving you milk when he’s actually feeding you poop; in short, he’s not a bountiful breast but a toxic a$$hole. Once you get a feel for this, you can really appreciate the ubiquity of the dynamic. Ever wonder how Noam Chomsky can be so prolific? Because the large intestine never sleeps. Likewise, mass culture is a sewer. Literally. ...

...Look at Obama. What is he? That’s part of the problem, because he clearly doesn’t know. He’s certainly not “priestly” or spiritual, based upon his long-time membership in a racist cult. He’s not intellectual, based upon his skin-deep grasp of the issues, and a mind that seems to consist of little more than recycled leftist cliches with no discernible center. He’s not a warrior; quite the opposite, as he has no feel whatsoever for military culture. He’s not a leader, as his basic masculinity is too much in doubt. He’s pretending to be something, but even he doesn’t seem to know what it is. Apparently, he wasn’t even a good community agitator, like Al Sharpton. ..” ~ Gagdad Bob

Click “show original post”:
Beauty, Milk, Poop, Soul Jazz, and the Miscaste Obama

8 posted on 07/18/2008 5:28:20 AM PDT by Matchett-PI
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2047396/posts?page=8#8

More:

Tuesday, July 25, 2006
Narcissism, the Grandiose Left, and the Missing Strawberries
http://onecosmos.blogspot.com/2006/07/narcissism-grandiose-left-and-missing.html

We’re continuing from yesterday with our discussion on narcissism. If it looks as if I’m not addressing the questions directly, it’s because I’m probably not. Gotta set things up first.

By the way, it seems to me that Both Dr. Sanity and ShrinkWrapped have written some excellent posts on this subject. Perhaps I can just direct you to their sites and take the morning off. Let’s see.... This looks good. Here’s one from Dr Sanity, entitled Narcissism and Society. And here’s one from ShrinkWrapped, a little thing he calls Narcissism, Malignant Narcissism, and Paranoia: Part I.

[...]bttt


25 posted on 02/20/2009 8:26:50 AM PST by Matchett-PI (The brush fire's lit - the revolution has begun! Lead, follow, or get the hell outta the way!)
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To: qam1
Right now Liberals are the dog that actually caught the car!

LOL! First laugh of the day! That's awesome.

"Damn, NOW what do I do? I really just want to go back to Master's house and sleep and eat..."

26 posted on 02/20/2009 8:28:06 AM PST by Darkwolf377 (Pro-Life Capitalist American Atheist and Free-Speech Junkie)
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To: coffee260

Narcissism is a common s protective compensatory delusion for folks unwanted by their parents.


27 posted on 02/20/2009 8:29:15 AM PST by wardaddy (I feel like a Boer but this time white northern liberals are playing the English)
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To: Darkwolf377
Conservatives are like dad—you can call him names under your breath, talk him down to your friends, wish him dead when you’re angry

I don't understand this at all. Unless your father is a mass murderer or a child abuser why would you do that?

28 posted on 02/20/2009 8:31:00 AM PST by ladyjane
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To: Renfield; All

More:

Clinton, Shame and Narcissism: Destroying the Eyes of the World
One Cosmos ^ | 9-25-06 | Gagdad Bob http://onecosmos.blogspot.com/2006/09/clinton-shame-and-narcissism.html

Posted on 09/25/2006 3:11:01 PM EDT by Renfield
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/1708011/posts

Clinton’s pathetic performance with Chris Wallace this weekend was a wonderfully revealing moment. While the purpose of his humiliated fury was to try to destroy the eyes of the world, for those of us with eyes that survived the attack, it simply cemented the perception of him as a world class pathological narcissist.

For those of you who don’t have the benefit of a Ph.D. in psychoanalysis, allow your old Gagdad to break it all down for you. I knew that piece of paper would come in handy some day.

The narcissistic personality has several core problems, all involving dysregulation of one sort or another.

First, they are subject to wide mood swings, the reason being that their mood regulation is not internalized but is dependent upon external circumstances.

Circumstances good, mood good. But if circumstances turn bad, than their mood will become poopy very quickly, as is true of my 17 month old.

In his case, it is entirely developmentally appropriate. However, it’s a little frightening imagining him carrying around the nuclear football when he hasn’t gotten his way.

The adult narcissist has a specific difficulty auto-regulating shame, the “keystone” affect of their disorder.

It is unconscious and therefore unrecognized, or only dimly so. Narcissists are quite brittle, the reason being that they attempt to bypass their shame by erecting a facade of grandiosity.

But when the grandiosity is poked or prodded, the narcissist will bristle. He might well accuse you of having a “little smirk” on your face or being part of a right-wing conspiracy after making some innocent comment that threatens their grandiosity, as Chris Wallace discovered on Sunday.

Narcissism is not a monolithic condition, but is actually situated along a spectrum from mild to severe. However, the most severe narcissists can often appear to be the most outwardly accomplished. One of the reasons for this is that the more severe the narcissism, the more driven they are to accomplish something in accordance with their grandiosity.

(As an aside, this is why it is generally a mistake to elect someone president who desperately wishes to be president, such as LBJ, Nixon, Al Gore, Clinton. Our better presidents could take it or leave it, because they already had satisfying lives and were capable of generating meaning from within—Truman, Eisenhower, Reagan, Bush.)

There are two main classes of narcissism, an egotistical, Clintonian type, and a dissociative type.

See if this does not ring a bell: the egotistical (also described as the “oblivious”) type is self-absorbed, arrogant, unabashedly self-aggrandizing, attention demanding, and seemingly shameless.

But underneath the smooth and competent facade, these individuals show a preponderance of shame over guilt, the latter of which is much more healthy. For example, in response to Wallace’s question about Clinton’s well known failures to take terrorism seriously, a non-narcissist would simply have said, “hey, my bad. I was like everybody else. Before 9-11, I didn’t take al Qaeda seriously, and I’m really sorry about that now. Let’s just be thankful my successor is nothing like me.”

But for a narcissist, this kind of guilt instantly descends into shame, which cannot be tolerated. The EJECT SHAME NOW button has been pushed—therefore, the finger in the face and the shrill accusations of unfairness and right wing conspiracies. We saw the same desperate pattern a few weeks ago with the 9-11 movie. We will continue to see it as long as Clinton takes breath, or until he finally realizes that he doesn’t have a legacy to stand on.

As another aside, does this not demonstrate the systematic bias of the left wing MSMistry of Truth? Bush and Rumsfeld and Rice have to deal with these kinds of questions from the press constantly, but when liberals interview Clinton, it’s like a warm bath. He relies upon the liberal media to mirror his grandiosity, and they do a fine job of it. He simply does not know how to deal with tough questioning, both because he’s never had to and because he falls apart unless he has a ready lie at his disposal to ward off both the questioner, and more importantly, his shame.

The narcissistic personality is known to experience rage in reaction to a narcissistic injury—or even the threat of an injury.

Clinton, of course, is famous for his infantile “purple fits” of shame-rage, which are not to be confused with manly aggression or assertiveness. Rather, it is the weak man’s imitation of a strong man. It is the same weakness and vanity that caused Clinton to govern by poll rather than principle (and to govern his private life by pole rather than principle).

Speaking of which, awhile back, Ann Coulter took some heat for suggesting that Clinton was not our first black president but our first gay president.

This comment is very easy to misunderstand, but there is no reason for homosexuals to be offended by it. Most insightful homosexuals are aware of the fact that there is a substantial segment of male homosexuals who unconsciously feel an absence of masculine power, so they engage in compulsive sexual activity in order to try to appropriate and internalize the masculinity of the anonymous partner.

Naturally the compulsion doesn’t work, which is why it must be acted out again and again. Clinton’s well-chronicled sexual compulsion and subsequent inability to separate crotch and state must be understood in this light, as a blind attempt to gain the spurious sense of masculinity that he lacks. Apparently it hasn’t succeeded yet (hey, here’s a free tip—next time don’t marry a castrating phallic mother. That goes for all my readers).

While on the topic of sexually confused narcissists and their mothers, the history of the egotistical type narcissist will not infrequently involve a seductive type of “wooing” mothering that resembles love, but actually stems from the mother’s own emotional needs. According to Allen Schore, “this type of ‘psychotoxic’ maternal care is the diametrical opposite of emotional deprivation, namely a surfeit, an overdose of affective stimulation,” which is generally more aversive and harmful than understimulation.

Another analyst notes that these individuals are often reared “by ‘adoring,’ doting, narcissistically disturbed parents who have objectified the child and through their adoring gaze have projected onto the child aspects of their own idealized self; these parents have not only failed to find adequate support for the child’s true sense of self but have also failed to provide enough realistic positive and negative evaluation to support some degree of tension between the actual and the idealized self.” Such parenting may outwardly look like a generous gift, but as they say, “yes, Santa Claus, there is a Virginia.”

*All quotes taken from Affect Regulation and the Origin of the Self: The Neurobiology of Emotional Development.


29 posted on 02/20/2009 8:32:30 AM PST by Matchett-PI (The brush fire's lit - the revolution has begun! Lead, follow, or get the hell outta the way!)
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To: ladyjane
I don't understand this at all. Unless your father is a mass murderer or a child abuser why would you do that?

I work with kids, and was a kid, for that matter. You may have always had nothing but pure thoughts about your father, but you'd be a rare exception.

It doesn't make sense, it's about emotionalism--which is my point in comparing them to liberals.

30 posted on 02/20/2009 8:33:12 AM PST by Darkwolf377 (Pro-Life Capitalist American Atheist and Free-Speech Junkie)
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To: cripplecreek

“It appears to be our lot in life that the 2006 movie “Idiocracy” was actually a documentary.

I watched that the other day and was thinking the exact same thing.”

<<Weird coincidence, my son insist that I watch it last weekend & well & thot same thing!!!


31 posted on 02/20/2009 8:35:08 AM PST by bushwon
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To: coffee260
At first I was excited to see a black candidate.[racist] He looked youthful[age-ist]...

So many stopped looking at this point and voted for him. At least the writer, despite a poor start, looked a little further.
32 posted on 02/20/2009 8:36:18 AM PST by Paine in the Neck (Nepolean fries the idea powder)
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To: coffee260
"Why would he waste his precious time and genius writing about insignificant things when he can write about such an august being as himself?"

Definitions of august:

* of or befitting a lord; "heir to a lordly fortune"; "of august lineage"

* the month following July and preceding September

* profoundly honored; "revered holy men" wordnet.princeton.edu/perl/webwn

33 posted on 02/20/2009 8:38:52 AM PST by FreeManWhoCan
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To: coffee260

All the traits that the writer discussed last August by now have been displayed by Zer0-in spades. The guy had Barry pegged perfectly.


34 posted on 02/20/2009 8:41:34 AM PST by Scanian
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To: All

This is the only way we will ever get the attention of our elected officiala and the masses- protest!

Freedoms March is planning a ‘million man’ march on Washington:

http://www.freedomsfirst.org/

Anti-Obama organizations are being united for a ‘million man’ march on Washington. The permit is secured

From ‘FreedomsMarch’:

PRESIDENT OBAMA, WE DEMAND THAT YOU BE TRANSPARENT NOW

We will come together in a peaceful rally. We are proud Americans who fear that we are losing the America we all know and love. The America where millions have served in our military sacrificing and giving their lives so that we remain free. A people who honor their flag and understand what it means to fly it and be so proud to do so. It is time for our voices to be heard loud and clear. Our government is for the people and by the people. Where is that now? We are PRO GOD, PRO LIFE, PRO GUN Americans who see our rights slipping away as we speak. It is time our voices are heard. It is time for us to shout loudly and strongly that we refuse to live under a socialist regime, where our voices are silenced. Lets take this action now before we awaken one morning and our freedoms are nothing more than a memory.

We ask you TO wear RED, WHITE AND BLUE CLOTHING... BRING YOUR FLAGS WAVE THEM HIGH... SIGNS WILL BE PROVIDED.. WE WANT TO GIVE THE GREATEST IMPRESSION OF WHO WE ARE AS WE WILL BE SEEN ALL OVER THE WORLD. UNITED AND PEACEFUL AND WITH CONTROL. WE WILL LEAVE THE GROUNDS AS CLEAN AS THEY WERE GIVEN TO US.

No food or beverage will be provided. You’re welcomed to bring your own.

Entertainment will be provided. We are setting up a wonderful assortment of guest speakers, political and non political,prominent people and many surprises. Major news networks, including CNN, MSNBC and Fox News. Resistnet.com will also attend. MUCH more to come .

Please make your reservations early as hotels and motels will fill quickly.

We are God,s Army. The soldiers of voice and heart that believe in AMERICA for one nation as it stands indivisible with liberty and justice for All. We marched with Dr Martin Luther King and placed our hands upon our hearts as we sang. We knew what was right, what was good and of God. We stand united and strong for we are Right and mighty and proud and in Dr. Martin Luther King,s words, “ WE SHALL OVERCOME.”

CHECK OUT OUR GREAT T SHIRTS... let everyone know where you stand as a real Patriot... and Please go to STEVES WHOLESALE OUTLET... Great bargains on things we all enjoy and need... These purchases will make this RALLY happen.. You help when you buy and you get something great to show for it too.... Thanks and God Bless America

Freedoms first has recently received permission to hold our protest in Washington DC. Our protest will now be held at the lincoln Memorial Reflections Pool in front of the Lincoln memorial ,on a date that will be released on feb 12 2009.

We find this very interesting because just two weeks earlier Washington told us we could no protest in DC for at least a year and a half . But the day the spendulus bill passes we get a call from Washington inviting us with a choice of dates and locations. Folks we take this as a sign that our country if starting to realise the mistake they have made with putting Obama in office.

We will have live speakers and other entertainment for you.

WE would like to see 1 million supporters attend this protest. It is time to take our country back and make our voices heard.

Why are we protesting ?

1. To get the attention of the mainstream media.

2. To demand That Obama Provide proof that he is eligible to be president.

3. To demand that Congress and the Supreme court uphold our constitution.

4. To inform the public on the issue of Obama’s ineligibility to be president of the USA.

5. To demand that they can not take our constitutional rights away.

6. To say no to abortions.

Please take the time to sign up so we have an idea of how many people we have attending and to get update emails so you know what to do , where to meet , where to park and what is happening so on and so forth.

Thank you for your attention and patriotism

Sign up here:
freedomsfirst@inbox.com

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35 posted on 02/20/2009 8:42:25 AM PST by patriot08
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To: Darkwolf377

It’s not that I always had pure, positive thoughts about my father but the whole idea of talking down another family member to those outside the family is wrong, and counterproductive, for lots of reasons.

First of all, it reflects poorly on the person talking. It says, “I come from a bad family or a bad father.” The speaker thinks it elevates him but in fact the negativism rubs off on him.

It’s like Obama - always talking down our country. The negativism is rubbing off on him - finally.


36 posted on 02/20/2009 8:43:10 AM PST by ladyjane
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To: ducdriver

In reference to your comments about a pattern of race-baiting, you might want to check out this thread about a democrat’s reactionto his governor possibly refusing stimulus funds (there are several threads on FR; I forgot to find the one with the actual video). http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2189747/posts


37 posted on 02/20/2009 8:45:13 AM PST by JoyjoyfromNJ (Psalm 121)
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To: bushwon
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38 posted on 02/20/2009 8:46:01 AM PST by cripplecreek (The poor bastards have us surrounded.)
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To: Darkwolf377

I couldn’t agree more. Personally, I am best described as an agnostic. I am culturally Christian (if that makes any sense) and have tremendous respect for the faith and moral values of anyone with Judeo/Christian beliefs.

I may not personally be a man of faith at this point, but I am frightened by the never-ending attack on Christian culture and values. Those are the bedrock on which the West stands, or stood. Our devotion to freedom and individuality is unique in the world and is tied directly to our religious history.

In the 20th century, atheist statist totalitarianism resulted in the deaths of well over 100 million people. Having a narcissistic Leftist running the show here, as well as those types controlling our culture and academia, just scares the hell out of me.


39 posted on 02/20/2009 8:49:38 AM PST by Cap74 (You can disagree with me. You can attack me. Do not lie to me.)
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To: ladyjane
First of all, it reflects poorly on the person talking. It says, “I come from a bad family or a bad father.” The speaker thinks it elevates him but in fact the negativism rubs off on him.

Where did I say this kind of talk was a good thing?

I didn't. I merely observed that it is similar to what libs do. If you read it in context, I was saying this is a BAD thing. But indeed, it happens.

40 posted on 02/20/2009 8:52:23 AM PST by Darkwolf377 (Pro-Life Capitalist American Atheist and Free-Speech Junkie)
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To: Cap74

Oliver North said last night that PBO has yet to visit any troops since his inauguration. That doesn’t surprise me. Just like he doesn’t appreciate that it is the hard working American citizen that keeps this country working and makes it possible for the liberal brats to behave as they do, he doesn’t appreciate that it is the military that has gained and protects the freedoms they so enjoy.

I am alarmed. I have been since last spring when it was clear that he would get the nomination. I knew he would win. I haven’t seen a single thing since the election to dispel that alarm. He is and will be everything we feared.


41 posted on 02/20/2009 8:52:54 AM PST by Jvette
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To: coffee260

IMHO the One is a pathological liar.


42 posted on 02/20/2009 8:53:30 AM PST by Carley (President Obama ~ Leaving No Tax Cheat Behind)
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To: Cap74

Yeah, I agree all the way. As someone who was brought up a Christian and am now an atheist, I will throw my lot in with the believers over the pro-death nihilists any day.


43 posted on 02/20/2009 8:53:42 AM PST by Darkwolf377 (Pro-Life Capitalist American Atheist and Free-Speech Junkie)
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To: Darkwolf377

oops, I wasn’t criticizing you or implying that you said it was a good thing. Sorry if that is what it sounded like.

Yes, I know it happens. Unfortunately some people don’t know how bad it makes them look.


44 posted on 02/20/2009 8:55:12 AM PST by ladyjane
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To: coffee260
In fact he is quite ignorant on most important subjects.

Great piece, it nails Opossum perfectly. Unfortunately, the cult-members will jump all over the word "ignorant" as a racist code word .

45 posted on 02/20/2009 8:56:38 AM PST by Cletus.D.Yokel (FreepMail me if you want on the Bourbon ping list!)
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To: Jvette
I am alarmed. I have been since last spring when it was clear that he would get the nomination. I knew he would win. I haven’t seen a single thing since the election to dispel that alarm. He is and will be everything we feared.

I was one of those here who thought it just couldn't happen. I kept thinking his obvious lack of qualifications, concealment of background information and very clear radical associations would derail him. I was wrong.

My significant other kept telling me he would win. She saw it coming just like you did. Now, I have my eyes wide open. And I don't like what I see on the horizon...

46 posted on 02/20/2009 8:58:14 AM PST by Cap74 (You can disagree with me. You can attack me. Do not lie to me.)
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To: GOP Poet
“Not sure at this time if he is the hand that winds the clock, the second hand in place to keep the time ticking on someone else’s wrist, or just some dumb self centered sucker”

I think he is a puppet. He's been indoctrinated from youth. He was the right man for the “New World Order” types. They have fomented racism in this country on purpose, so that white people would vote for a black man, just to prove they aren't racist.

He is not smart, nor accomplished, just a chameleon that could give a good speech to the dumbed down masses.

47 posted on 02/20/2009 8:58:47 AM PST by rlferny
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To: autumnraine

Usually, they lie so frequently and often, they forget what they have lied about.
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And when they’re called on it, they respond with a wave of the hand and a, “that’s really irrelevant”. I’ve had occasion to cross-examine people with Narcissistic Behavior Disorder, and it’s tragically fun because you can wrap them around themselves so easily when the judge makes them answer the question and they can’t just wave it away as unimportant.

Colonel, USAFR


48 posted on 02/20/2009 8:59:15 AM PST by jagusafr ("Bugs, Mr. Rico! Zillions of 'em!" - Robert Heinlein)
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To: JackRyanCIA

“Barack Obama is a narcissist”

Barack Obama is a communist asshole.

 
No he's not.  Obama is a Devil Worshipin', Satanic Inspired, Communist.
 
FUBO

49 posted on 02/20/2009 9:02:04 AM PST by Vendome
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To: ladyjane

No worries, we cleared it up.

Some of the worst times I’ve had counselling kids is having to hear them call their names some incredibly horrible stuff to their faces. You want to crawl up the wall and out the window in those moments.


50 posted on 02/20/2009 9:02:26 AM PST by Darkwolf377 (Pro-Life Capitalist American Atheist and Free-Speech Junkie)
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