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Trump’s Freudian kettle logic

Donald Trump recently posted a series of tweets slamming Jill Stein’s call for a recount. The contradictory nature of those tweets was a perfect example of “kettle logic.” In “The Interpretation of Dreams,” Sigmund Freud used the term “kettle logic” to describe the series of mutually exclusive defenses put forth by a man who returns…

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Trump, the great businessman? Maybe not

One can always count on Robert Reich to make savvy observations about politics and finance. Bring the two topics together, and it makes for perfection. Reich recently posted the following about an encounter with a Trump supporter LINK:   “Hi,” I said. “Noticed your Trump bumper sticker.” “Yup,” he said, a bit defensively. “I hope…

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Mental health gun-control dodge misses the bigger point

Ask a politician where he or she stands on gun control legislation and it’s likely you will get an answer that involves “mental health.” Many say they support the common notion of second amendment rights, make a slight nod towards some flavor of legislation and then promptly seek safe haven in the call for better…