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  • It’s Not ‘TDS,’ It’s a Fever-Fueled Effort to ‘Fundamentally Transform’ the USA

    04/30/2019 6:02:47 AM PDT · by xzins · 56 replies
    Tennessee Star ^ | April 29, 2019 | Karin McQuillan
    The Democrats’ behavior after 2016 is not mass delusion or mass hysteria or Trump Derangement Syndrome, or any of the other psychobabble explanations that dominate our political commentary. My first career was as a psychoanalytic psychotherapist, and I am not impressed with spraying around clinical terms as a substitute for looking at what is in front of us. Trump Derangement Syndrome is a colorful description for political behavior. It is not an analysis of what causes it. Under Barack Obama, ordinary Democrats became enamored of the narrative that they were the Good People, hence entitled to crush anyone in their...
  • Empire star Jussie Smollett DENIES he paid two Nigerian brothers $3,500 to attack

    02/17/2019 5:20:53 AM PST · by TigerClaws · 101 replies
    Empire star Jussie Smollett has furiously denied paying two Nigerian brothers $3,500 to attack him and says he is 'angered and devastated' after investigators in Chicago claimed he orchestrated his own assault. Smollett’s attorneys, Todd S. Pugh and Victor P. Henderson, told Entertainment Weekly: 'As a victim of a hate crime who has cooperated with the police investigation, Jussie Smollett is angered and devastated by recent reports that the perpetrators are individuals he is familiar with. 'He has now been further victimized by claims attributed to these alleged perpetrators that Jussie played a role in his own attack. Nothing is...
  • Kamala Harris’ anti-lynching bill gets second chance at becoming law

    02/17/2019 4:34:16 AM PST · by TigerClaws · 90 replies
    WASHINGTON — Sen. Kamala Harris’ effort to make lynching a federal crime received new life Thursday when the Senate unanimously passed her bill to outlaw it. The bill, which is co-authored by the two other African Americans in the Senate, Democrat Cory Booker of New Jersey and Republican Tim Scott of South Carolina, unanimously passed the Senate late last year. But the House did not take it up before the congressional session ended, and the bill died. The Senate passed Harris’ legislation unanimously again Thursday. With Democrats now in control of the House, it stands a strong chance of making...
  • Jussie Smollett Case: Brothers Questioned By Police Were Paid $3,500 To Stage Attack

    02/17/2019 3:22:13 AM PST · by reaganaut1 · 101 replies
    CBS Chicago ^ | February 16, 2019 at 10:21 pm | Charlie De Mar
    CHICAGO (CBS) — Jussie Smollett paid two brothers to stage an attack against him, directed them to buy items used in the alleged assault and actually rehearsed it with them, sources say. Sources say at least one of the brothers bought the rope used in the incident at Smollett’s request. The sources also say the “Empire” actor paid for the rope, which was purchased at the Crafty Beaver Hardware Store in the Ravenswood neighborhood the weekend of Jan. 25. The brothers, who were questioned by police this week before being released, were paid $3,500 before leaving for Nigeria and were...
  • Jussie Smollett Angrily Denies Complicity in Attack

    02/16/2019 8:34:39 PM PST · by Steely Tom · 158 replies
    Variety ^ | 16 Feb 2019 | Gene Maddaus
    “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett issued a statement Saturday denying that he orchestrated his Jan. 29 assault, and saying he is “angered” and “devastated” by recent developments in the case. Chicago police want to interview Smollett, after learning new evidence from two Nigerian brothers who were released on Friday night. Local media outlets have reported that the brothers admitted to police that Smollett paid them to carry out the attack.
  • House intelligence chair announces sweeping investigation into Trump's finances and Russia

    02/06/2019 10:41:26 AM PST · by Magnatron · 104 replies
    CNN Fake News ^ | 6 February 2019 | Jeremy Herb and Manu Raju
    House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff announced Wednesday a broad investigation his committee would undertake "beyond Russia" into whether President Donald Trump's financial interests are driving his actions. Schiff said the investigation would "allow us to investigate any credible allegation that financial interests or other interests are driving decision-making of the President or anyone in the administration." "That pertains to any credible allegations of leverage by the Russians or the Saudis or anyone else," Schiff told reporters after the House Intelligence Committee's first meeting in the new Congress. In a statement, Schiff said the investigation would include a continued probe...
  • XHALE City Vape Shop FIRES Racist Trump-Hating Liberal After SCREECHING MELTDOWN CAUGHT ON VIDEO

    12/30/2018 4:24:35 AM PST · by Candor7 · 79 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | December 29, 2018 | Jim Hoft
    <p>A clerk at Xhale City vape shop in Tucker, Atlanta went absolutely ballistic after a customer wearing a Trump t-shirt walked into the establishment.</p> <p>The pro-Trump customer was denied service and asked to leave the store while the vape shop employee accused him of being a “racist motherf*cker.”</p>
  • Famed BBC TV Naturist Deranged Fearmongering at UN Conf.

    12/07/2018 12:28:48 AM PST · by rocknotsand · 24 replies
    David Attenborough’s climate change fearmongering makes him look a fool"by Andrew Bolt column in the Daily Telegraph (Australia) 5 Dec 2018 It’s embarrassing to see Sir David Attenborough make such a fool of himself after decades of brilliant filmmaking. Organisers of this week’s United Nations’ global warming conference, in Poland, asked the documentary superstar to make a speech that would wake the dead. And he gave it his best shot, trying to sound like an Old Testament prophet but so overdoing the fearmongering that he seemed deranged. “Right now, we are facing a man-made disaster of global scale,” he thundered....
  • My husband’s support for Trump is poisoning our marriage. Should I get a divorce?

    11/19/2018 2:41:18 PM PST · by mkleesma · 146 replies
    The Globe and Mail ^ | 11/19/18 | David Eddie
    I’ve been with my husband for eight years. We have no kids. For the past three, he has become increasingly alt-right and quite the Trump supporter. I’m very moderate in politics, but slightly left of centre. I like to follow the truth where it falls. But he will not allow for any kind of discourse or debate. He’s right, and I’m wrong. According to him, I’ve been brainwashed. It’s gotten to the point where I have left the house and am considering divorce. It has filtered into our relationship in too many ways. I’m not sure what to do.
  • I served under Pres. Bush: I left the GOP to vote Dem. Trump is a fascist, a danger to our republic

    11/05/2018 11:46:48 AM PST · by tcrlaf · 114 replies
    NJ.com ^ | 11-4-2018 | Alan Steinberg
    As we approach the midterm elections, the Nuremberg-like atmosphere of Donald Trump rallies plus his flagrant abuses of power terrify his critics. They raise the question: Is Donald Trump a fascist? There are two matters of fact regarding Donald Trump that are irrefutable. The first is that he is not a conservative but is, in fact, the direct adversary of all the core beliefs of Ronald Reagan. The second is that in terms of his politics, that is to say, his methods of obtaining and maintaining power, Trump has been a practitioner of both fascistic strategy and tactics. Ronald Reagan...
  • How Trump-Fed Conspiracies About Migrant Caravan Intersect With Deadly Hatred

    10/29/2018 5:11:54 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 51 replies
    NYTimes ^ | 10-29-2018 | Jeremy Peters
    ...For the last two weeks, Mr. Trump and his conservative allies have operated largely in tandem on social media and elsewhere to push alarmist, conspiratorial warnings about the migrant caravan more than 2,000 miles from the border. They have largely succeeded in animating Republican voters like Ms. Hooten around the idea of these foreign nationals posing a dire threat to the country’s security, stability and identity. Mr. Trump described them as “an invasion of our country” on Monday and his administration announced plans to deploy at least 5,200 active-duty troops to the southern border by the end of this week,...
  • Sociology professor shoots himself to 'protest Trump'

    09/13/2018 9:50:31 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 32 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 09/13/2018 | Thomas Lifson
    Trump Derangement Syndrome is now a public health issue, with sufferers of this new form of mass hysteria manifesting a danger to society with violent aggression and extreme self-destructive behavior.  Yesterday, we noted the alleged attempted assassination of GOP congressional candidate Rudy Peters by a man named Farzad Fazeli, who behaved in a deranged manner with an inept and disorganized assassination attempt: According to the Alameda County Sheriff's Office, 35-year old Castro Valley resident Farzad Fazeli walked past Peters info booth making disparaging and profanity laden political remarks about Donald Trump.  Fazeli then became aggressive and reached for a concealed switchblade to stab Peters while making threats....
  • Woman charged with intentionally ramming a car because it had a Trump bumper sticker

    08/02/2018 7:33:58 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 08/02/2018 | Thomas Lifson
    A Massachusetts woman is out on bail, having been charged with intentionally ramming a car because it had a Trump bumper sticker. The fury at the election of President Trump, expressed and exacerbated by the likes of Maxine Waters and Kathy Griffin, is leading to violence in the streets (and on the softball diamond). While reporters worry about their own safety because President Trump criticizes them, actual incidents of violence are overwhelmingly directed at Trump supporters and Republicans in general. Ask Steve Scalise if you doubt me.  Kristen Young of the Cape Cod Times: Chloe Wright, 25, also faces...
  • In a divided U.S., therapists treating anxiety are hearing the same name over and over: Donald Trump

    07/28/2018 5:23:56 AM PDT · by mkleesma · 111 replies
    Canadian Broadcast Corporation ^ | 07/28/18 | Matt Kwong
    "Is he gonna blow us all up?" So inquired one of Elisabeth LaMotte's patients recently, fretting out loud about the volatility of U.S. President Donald Trump's actions during a therapy session at her Washington practice. It was a rhetorical question — one that predated Trump's threats of a showdown with Iran this week. But if the question wasn't meant in earnest, the politically induced anxiety LaMotte is hearing about from her clients certainly is, says the founder of the D.C. Counselling and Psychotherapy Center. She refers to it as a "collective anxiety" among patients who feel on edge about how...
  • Just How Far Will The Left Go?

    07/23/2018 9:39:24 PM PDT · by Simon Foxx · 42 replies
    American Greatness ^ | 07/23/2018 | Victor Davis Hanson
    There was no honeymoon for the unlikely winner of the 2016 election. Progressives have in succession tried to sue to overturn Trump’s victory using several different approaches. First on the bogus claim of fraudulent voting machines. Then they sought to subvert the Electoral College by bullying electors into renouncing their respective states’ votes.
  • The 'McConnell Rule' is law, and Senate Democrats should sue to enforce it (Insanity).

    07/09/2018 7:03:33 AM PDT · by TexasGurl24 · 41 replies
    The Hill ^ | 7/9/2018 | Ken Levy
    This week, President Trump will announce his nominee to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy on the United States Supreme Court. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has promised to schedule the nominee’s confirmation hearings for this fall, before the midterm elections. If and when McConnell carries through on this promise, Senate Democrats should immediately file a federal lawsuit against him for violating the so-called “McConnell Rule.” (According to this rule, as McConnell himself stated on Feb. 13, 2016, “The American people should have a voice in the selection of their next Supreme Court Justice.”) The issue — whether the McConnell Rule is...
  • “Manic Depression Is A Frustrating Mess”

    07/03/2018 5:37:37 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 16 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 7-3-18 | MOTUS
    People have been  histrionically acting out since the day Donald J. Trump was elected president:WARNING: Compilation NSFW - you know how disappointed Progs talkEx-president Barry has kept himself busy keeping the anti-Trump resistance machine ginned up. His minions, as always, take orders well as evidenced by last weekend’s Antifa violence and “family” marches against a policy President Trump rescinded two weeks ago. And I see Mad Maxie has revived her “peach foty fi” rant chant in time for the holiday weekend as well.All of which reminds me of a song: Manic Depression (certain liberties taken) Manic Depression's touching my...
  • Donald Trump Is Actively Trying to Destroy the Planet

    12/21/2017 12:11:37 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 77 replies
    The Nation ^ | December 21, 2017 | By Tom Engelhardt
    Let’s start with the universe and work our way in. Who cares? Not them because as far as we know they aren’t there. As far as we know, no one exists in our galaxy or perhaps anywhere else but us (and the other creatures on this all-too-modest planet of ours). So don’t count on any aliens out there caring what happens to humanity. They won’t. As for it - Earth - the planet itself can’t, of course, care, no matter what we do to it. And I’m sure it won’t be news to you that, when it comes to him...
  • MSNBC host has perfectly logical reason for not covering Menendez trial

    11/14/2017 11:05:07 AM PST · by Kaslin · 25 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | November 14, 2017 | JAZZ SHAW
    Today the jurors in the corruption trial of Senator Bob Menendez (D – NJ) will go back to work on orders of the judge, seeking to break what appears to be heading for a deadlock. Of course, if you don’t read conservative blogs or watch Fox News, you probably didn’t know that. There’s been a vacuum in terms of coverage on the major networks and most of cable news. One glaring example of this is MSNBC host Lawrence O’Donnell, who freely admits that he hasn’t mentioned the trial once since it began.Why is that? He was actually asked about it...
  • Antidote to Trump Derangement Syndrome

    07/12/2017 10:40:20 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 3 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | July 12, 2017 | Malcolm A. Kline
    Since we started reporting on it last year, Trump Derangement Syndrome has, if anything, surpassed epidemic proportions, starting in the Faculty Lounge. Speaking of which, in our faculty lounge blog roll, we have shown reports from Campus Reform that in the past two months: • Subini Annamma, a professor at the University of Kansas, tweeted that Trump supporters are "deeply invested in white supremacy;" • After a Bernie Sanders supporter shot U. S. Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., Central Connecticut State University professor Jerold Duquette argued that "mentally unstable people drawn to political extremism" would be motivated to do "horrible things"...