Mar 26·edited Mar 26

Steve, there's nothing more vicious and dangerous than an authoritarian, psychopathic, malignant narcissist with revenge on his mind.

As Bob Altemeyer has shown with his decades of research on the "Right Wing Authoritarian" personality, such figures have zero empathy and a morbid desire to dominate others, and punish people when they won't submit and obey or dare to question or criticize the authoritarian.

Furthermore, numerous mental health professionals have warned of the dangers of Trump's malignant narcissism, such as many of those who contributed to Yale U. forensic psychiatrist Dr. Bandy X. Lee's edited volume originally published in Oct. 2017, 18 months later updated with ten additional contributors as *The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump: 37 Psychiatrists and Mental Health Experts Assess a President - Updated and Expanded with New Essays* (544, pp., March 2019) See https://www.amazon.com/Dangerous-Case-Donald-Trump-Psychiatrists/dp/1250212863

At this point, deranged Donald is on a rampage....

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Hey, I want revenge, too. The kind that’s supposed to be doled out by rule of law. The kind that would be doled out on any of us. The kind that should be doled out swiftly and harshly for the worst kind of offenses against our way of life.

Why do we keep putting Boy Scouts in charge of dotting every ‘i’ when Bill Barr opened the door to legal latitude without consequence? Why do we allow these scoundrels to hide behind dubious interpretations of the first and second amendments whenever it suits them? Where is the elasticity in OUR interpretation of rule of law when the other side keeps shredding it?

Kinda reminds me of British Redcoats marching in perfect formation into the line of fire. Our self-limiting behavior and lack of creativity is no match for a motivated pack of sharpshooters hellbent on victory at all cost.


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Trump has SO polluted and poisoned our country. He really has. I know there was a lot of sick, racist, anti government, right wing garbage floating around for a long time; however, Obama being elected President lit the match and Trump has poured kerosene on it.

The abject surrender by the entire R party and most of the media and “conservative intellectuals and elites” to right and wrong, good and evil, and truth and falsehood, in my opinion is the most morally reprehensible and disgusting thing of my lifetime (70 years this week), and maybe even our nation’s history.

I am truly fearful more law enforcement and military than most of us think, could join in the anarchy and violence. They have been brainwashed and corrupted. I am unfortunately very pessimistic about the future.

Of all the distressing and frightening things of the past 8 years since Trump came on the scene, the absolute abandonment of accountability and truth is the worst.

It is one thing to say Putin is the greatest, white people are better than everyone else, and even believe it, but if Fox News can knowingly, deliberately and maliciously lie, and no cares, there is no hope for our society. Honestly, if Trump’s legacy that there is no absolute moral or ethical standard of any kind prevails, we are lost. We really are. If Dominion does not bankrupt Fox, I give up.

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I so much appreciate your thoughtful responses to this master manipulator. More people need to hear this.

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The literary talent of the writer is stunning.

“Talented and well-practiced in every vice, a stranger to compassion or empathy, a liar and a cheat so complete in perfidy that he has elevated his dishonesty to hold it up as an ersatz moral principle, violent, so long as he can order someone else to do the dirty work, grotesque in body, graceless in action, in possession of a wounded self-regard so colossal as to smother any spark of grace, treasonous, not only to country, but to every ally he has ever had, the poisoned fruit and rankest flower of racism and contempt for women, and utterly devoid of shame for his moral and spiritual bankruptcy.

That is your leader. That is to whom you give your money. That is who you follow and laud. That is whose banner you willingly carry. Why? Because he is a mirror, not a lighthouse. You see yourselves in him. He is what you would be, if you had inherited money and could shed the last vestiges of conscience and shame.

No, I do not “respect your choices,” nor do I admire your loyalty and dedication to this miserific, demoniac vision. You have demonstrated not only a lack of civic virtue, loyalty to the Republic and to the rule of law, but a willingness to engage in violence and sedition at his slightest expressed wish. And you will never, ever admit you were wrong.

Because you see your dark, twisted, resentful dreams in him. And to renounce him is to renounce yourselves.”

~ Advocatus Peregrini

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Thank you, Steve. Literally, every American needs to see this. 🫡

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Let’s substitute the word rally to performance for what this clown does Let’s refer to him consistently as a performer. I think his followers think of him as an entertainer which is how they were likely introduced to him - that TV reality show. Ugh!

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What did anyone do to this man that all he wants is revenge? If he hates this country that has given him all opportunities in the world earn a comfortable living and secure environment, why doesn’t he set up shop in another country? Why does he want innocent people to suffer because of his own selfish misgivings and actions? I really didn’t know who is was as a man until he started questioning FPOTUS Barack Obama’s birth and began to dwell on the fact that a Black man was more intelligent than him. Otherwise, tRump didn’t have any effect on my life. I started to pay attention when he began his rhetoric about his anger towards this country. All I have to say is leave me alone and don’t impose your beliefs on me because they mean nothing to my morals and ‘home training’!

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Can he be contained by an indictment and a gag order? Can we get through this and put him to the side at last? It really does feel like Armageddon and that he’d rather die than be humiliated. He cannot be President again.

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Trump believes the only way he can get support and attention is to be negative, behavior wise and verbally. All Trump ever talks about is himself! Never any new ideas or plans for the country. He is tired, dry toast. Why does this old, glum group continue to support him? He is a mystery!

Our country is grand, and filled with great people. However, none of these people are among them.

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It scares the hell out of me.

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Yes, his words terrify me, because there are more than enough of his supporters who are ready, willing and able to act on them.

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Joan, I accept your premise for the true Bannon, Stone, Jones proud boy, oath keeper, etc. low lifes?

But what about my fellow evangelical Christians who would never in their personal life do one of the million things Trump does and says every day. I admit they have willingly taken it, but it is poison nonetheless.

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Assistance please: on the YouTube app, the captioning is not showing. Steve, was it built into it? I thought all YouTube had it and can’t find. I’m not able to listen and want to read. Community - help, please and thanks.

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Mar 27·edited Mar 27

I agree with you both. We want Justice, not revenge. For years we all believed the wheels of justice were turning with the constant soothing theme of "Mueller, Mueller," only to be outsmarted or out-maneuvered in the end by Bill Barr and the corrupt Justice Department of the time.

Jack Smith was appointed by Merrick Garland in November 2022, over a year and a half after the January 6th Capitol attack, allowing the "potential" indictments to occur in the heat of a Presidential campaign. How can any of us not be frustrated?

If these crimes are not proved "illegal" they are then assumed to be "legal" and will certainly happen again. Merrick Garland needs to act forcefully and soon, lest we be like the British Redcoats and march honorably into the jaws of defeat.

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trump is the most dangerous person on this planet... not Putin, not Xi, or any of the other authoritarians in power currently... they don't have the ability to basically snap their fingers and start a riot, he does. I just pray that our legal system indicts, tries, and convicts him quickly, on federal, long term prison sentences so he never again sees the light of day, much less have any devices to maintain contact with his cult. Years in solitary confinement should make quick work of him. The poison his system is generating should take care of the rest, as it will have no outlet. My question is what's going to take him out if our legal system can't? And I don't believe I'm the only one asking that question.

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