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I Believe Conservatism Is A Mental Illness

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    33 Quotes About Conservatives, Republicans That Liberals Should Know About

    33 Quotes About Conservatives/ Republicans That Liberals Should Know AboutWe all know what conservatives/Republicans are like. It’s just unfortunate that they don’t know it themselves. And if they do, that’s just sad. Many things have been said about conservatives...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 1 Response May 20, 2013

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    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M Jul 3, 2013

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    Why Is The Conservative Brain More Fearful? The Alternate Reality Right-Wingers Inhabit Is Terrifying

    Walk a mile in your ideological counterparts' shoes...if you dare. Photo Credit: ShutterStock.comMay 1, 2012  |   Consider for a moment just how terrifying it must be to live life as a true believer on the right. Reality is scary enough, but the alternative reality inhabited...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 1 Response Jul 31, 2013

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    The Daily Show Demonstrates That Even An FBI Hostage Negotiator Can’t Make A Deal With Republicans (video)

    The Daily Show Demonstrates That Even An FBI Hostage Negotiator Can’t Make A Deal With Republicans (VIDEO) Not she has no real answers as to WHY she wants to defund obamacare All she says it would be disastrous the worse,that they don't need government in healthcare, but no...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 4 Responses Oct 10, 2013

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    God Gave Us Guns: Rick Santorum - Proof Positive Conservatism Is A Mental Illness

    ''Yes, God and the Constitution are all about the right to buy products. Speaking of which, I wonder which gun would’ve been Jesus’ favorite''? Says Rick Santorum God Gave Us Guns, Says Rick Santorum Rick Santorum on Friday told the National Rifle Association Institute for...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F May 6, 2013

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    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Jul 19, 2013

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    We Petition The Obama Administration To: Designate The Republican Party A Terrorist Organization For Repeatedly Threatening The Full Faith & Credit Of The U.s.a.

    https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/designate-republican-party-terrorist-organization-repeatedly-threatening-full-faith-credit-usa/vy1cgtk5please sign.
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 1, 2013

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    Kicking The Beehive Conservative? No. Radical, Regressive, And Reckless? Yes.

    Like so many trained parrots, Democrats, Liberals, Progressives, and others on the left side of the political spectrum have acquired a bad habit of repeating the well-researched and well-tested catch-phrases of the Republican disinformation machine. This allows the Republican...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M Jul 3, 2013

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    A Special Kind Of Crazy

    Zeeda Andrews is co-organizing a trucker rally and she’s a special kind of crazy. She thinks Obama is secretly Osama bin Laden and she’s gonna arrest him. You may have heard about the trucker rally that is being held in Washington, D.C. on October 11th. But you may not...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 1 Response Oct 10, 2013

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    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F May 20, 2013

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    Insanity Of The Right Wing

    The specter of mental illness does indeed loom large over creationists, but they are not alone. Signs of psychopathology can also be seen among their political bedfellows, conservative Republicans, especially when you consider a wide range of illness indicators. In his award...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Feb 15, 2013

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    Sociopathy, Lack Of Empathy, Hypocritical Personality Complex, Authoritian Personality, asperger's syndrome, borderline personality disorder

    How could anyone seriously believe that the corporations are a-ok and pay their fair share of taxes (see all of the offshore tax havens that add up to over a trillion in tax dollars, enough to reverse the deficit and create a 200 billion dollar a year surplus) and yet the poor...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M 10 Responses Mar 23, 2011

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    Who Better To Represent NRA Values Than This Guy

    News from The Onion....FAIRFAX, VA—Saying that he embodies the organization’s core values and beliefs, members of the National Rifle Association elected Aurora, CO mass shooter James Holmes as their new president Monday, sources confirmed. “Mr. Holmes is not only a...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 1 Response May 8, 2013

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    The Conservative Crackup: How The Republican Party Lost Its Mind

    ( Credit: AP/Isaac Brekken)How a major, diverse political party became so dependent on the Tea Party's narrow range of strident voices In a recent article, I argued that the Republican Party has been captured by a faction whose political psychology makes it highly intransigent...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Aug 31, 2013

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    Truly Psychotic!

     The Three Most Disgusting, Psychotic Things from the NRA Convention Picking up where I left off the existence of the Second Amendment offers a patina of nobility, entitlement and providential sacrosanctity to psychotic behavior. The Second Amendment enables the gun culture...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 1 Response May 7, 2013

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    It Is

    Conservatism today is fear of others who aren't just like them. One example is many of the homeschoolers that I've met. They are afraid their kids will be exposed to non-Christians, blacks, Hispanics, Asians, mixed "race" (what ever that is) and anyone else who isn't part of...
    CrazyWaterSpring CrazyWaterSpring 51-55, M 5 Responses May 26, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    Today on Twitter #BellLetsTalk is an important hashtag to visit. Helping people speak out about Depression an Mental Illness. All or most of us are touched by depression, mental...
    MFeisty MFeisty 41-45, F 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I'm aware of the stigma of mental illness, as someone who has been accused of being mentally ill ever my mid 20s, even by friends. I hate the way the recommend I get some medicine...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 4 days ago

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    Yes, I believe many people misunderstand the term and what it's all about. Many people think of the mentally ill as insane. Where as it's actually the opposite in some cases , it's...
    YBlah YBlah 41-45 2 Responses Jan 6

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    YES THEY DO.THERE IS STILL A STIGMA AROUND IT;THAT STIGMA MUST END NOW!To this very day for us, the sufferers, it is difficult to broach this subject without fear, trepidation...
    lunadelobos lunadelobos 41-45 3 Responses Jan 16

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    It's really sickening. Some people actually say they want a mental illness. Why would anyone want to have a mental illness? Idiots, idiots everywhere.
    WhatTheFrenchToast WhatTheFrenchToast 18-21, M Dec 31, 2014

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    For some time I believed that my illness prevented my ability to see beauty, shrouded it, replaced it with dirt and ugly truth, harsh reality. Something helped me realise that...
    amillionpeople amillionpeople 22-25 Jan 14

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    I have gone to numerous psychiatrists and psychologists throughout the years. I have been diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder, Bipolar (never really asked I or II...
    sweetqueensbmd sweetqueensbmd 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 10

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    The feeling of impending doom washes over me, familiar. Not like how the sea washes over pebbles but instead more like a corrosive liquid, bubbling through just about anything...
    amillionpeople amillionpeople 22-25 Jan 14

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    The most common one is OCD. It is usually used by annoying beats who find it "cute" to say that the have a mental disorder because they like to have things a certain way. OCD is...
    Theycallherelly Theycallherelly 13-15, F Jan 3

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    I am bipolar, have suffered with depression and ADD. I know this is not as bad as it gets. I have gotten a lot better by my mental choice and strive to do so. I would like to share...
    atellis11 atellis11 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 19

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    I had a huge mental breakdown today. A friend found me in the hallway slumped over clawing at the walls and my forehead. He took me to the school lounge and the others scrambled to...
    HowArtThou HowArtThou 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Something isn't right, but I don't know what it is. I want to ask my psychology professor to diagnose me, but I'm afraid to. I can't just look in a DSM and diagnose myself, it...
    Doviov Doviov 41-45 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    I have ADHD. for that, I've been targeted by bullies. I really hate people who think that there's something wrong with me because my mind works differently. it's not my fault, okay...
    Alexandra398 Alexandra398 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    I'm too sensitive for life. It's extremely embarrassing. I had another freak out today. I just get so angry I can't calm down. I can't keep a job longer than a year I go into these...
    Floo64 Floo64 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    i take personality disorder test in similarminds several days ago: here's the result: paranoid 61% schizoid 70% schizotypal 65% antisocial 68% borderline 55% histrionic 43...
    chocolattee chocolattee 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    I have a slight speech impairment! People are so rude. How can I get help/dissability ... I suffer from depression ,i talk to myself !!whats going on with ME?????
    sweetjones38 sweetjones38 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    to all of the people who made fun of people who are special, go **** yourself. I was bullied for my brother having autism, and I've seen other kids get made fun of who are special...
    savvy1998 savvy1998 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    i have paranoid schizo affective disorder with severe anxiety and a 8 year old son who is autistic i never really think who may have it worse then me but i definitely feel like why...
    tiiedrope tiiedrope 26-30, F Jan 3

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    Like it's not a joke. So don't pretend you have one for attention and don't make fun of someone else cause they could be different.
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    i thought i would feel better today but it hasnt changed. i thought when u ask for help, help will come. i thought by b praying n being spritual it would save me. Jesus had to die...
    tiiedrope tiiedrope 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    must i say how much more can i really bare... when i say i newd to be hospitalized im selfish... if i say help i get do the best u can.... i got my wisdom tooth pulled today cuz...
    tiiedrope tiiedrope 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    just learnt to accept it. ever felt trapped inside your head?
    mxrilynsdxughtxr mxrilynsdxughtxr 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    I suffer from Bipolar Disorder, ADHD, Anxiety, Aspergers (a social disorder that is considered to be on the Autism spectrum. I went to a private for ten years (preschool to 8th...
    DrBruceBanner DrBruceBanner 16-17, F Jan 9

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    I have depression and social anxiety. I struggle with housework, and when I don't have to work, I am home by myself sleeping, or getting drunk and horny. But normally I am by...
    need2Bcontrolled83 need2Bcontrolled83 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 16

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    Support appreciated. These are the diagnoses I've received over the years from ages 9-21. Well, not all of them have been diagnosed but there is high probability that I have them...
    ChantelSurvived ChantelSurvived 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 18

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    i might be at my worst point today i want to cut... get wasted n say f it
    tiiedrope tiiedrope 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    I was just told by my mother about what I did today, and I don't seem to remember any of it. I got up, had a huge blur of nothingness until I got to work. Apparently I spoke to...
    gybe gybe 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm leaving. Goodbye and thank you.
    gybe gybe 18-21, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Alright - I've got quite a story here. I have just recently met my biological grandmother for the first time. She has a mental illness - schizophrenia, among other small things...
    7Questions 7Questions 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    I read a great article about dating online and in general with mental illness. The author is 36 years old, and never married woman who suffers with mental illness herself. She says...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 Jan 10

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