Category Archives: Patriotism

Beware the spin!

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Whence go distracted minds?

by Kathie MM “To avoid [losing the throne], I defeated  [my enemies’] rebellion, and planned to lead an army to the Holy Land….Therefore, my Harry, make it your policy to focus the distracted minds of the people with foreign wars. Military … Continue reading

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Resisting the Mind Games of Donald Trump and the One Percent, Part 2

by Roy Eidelson In my previous post, I noted that in my research as a psychologist, I’ve found that the psychological appeals used by people eager to maintain or extend their extraordinary wealth and power tend to target five key … Continue reading

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“Tapping the Victim Syndrome!” Voters as Victims Fuel Trump’s Appeal! Part 1.

Anthony Marsella, Ph.D. – TRANSCEND Media Service Trumpism!  No magic, no mystique, no charisma, no aura of invincibility! Just an astute and calculated recognition of the nation’s many discontents, assumed causes, and an appealing public persona fuel Trump’s appeal. Voters … Continue reading

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