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I Believe Conservatism Is A Mental Illness

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 25 People

    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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    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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    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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    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 4 Responses May 26, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Jul 19, 2013

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    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F May 20, 2013

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    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M Jul 3, 2013

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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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    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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    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 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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    I have always believed that there's a difference between Faith and Religion. I grew up in a Christian family, However I was never raised nor taught to ever shove religion down...
    Sensualfeelsxo Sensualfeelsxo 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    from personal experience, i honestly do believe that you can still be friends with an ex. It's difficult at first, however, only time can fix and heal what has happened in the past...
    Sensualfeelsxo Sensualfeelsxo 18-21, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I don't think this is new, I think that the victims are just now be heard, unlike before; the volume of their cries and frustrations had been muted for a long long time and is...
    lovegentle lovegentle 36-40, M 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Sometimes they're harder to see or find, but I believe there is always a silver lining, no matter how bittersweet they may turn out to be... Some people may see mistakes, or bad...
    sweet7sephora sweet7sephora 26-30, F 12 hrs ago

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    yes I believe in the power of. prayer yet my prayers fall upon deaf ears if he it whatever it wants to b because all you can do. is put attributes upon the creator I do. know this...
    afterthedead afterthedead 56-60, M 12 hrs ago

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    I wonder, of you truly care for me, then why are u making me deny what I see? You are the sign that I asked from Allah to give me. I would have never seen you passing by wearing a...
    VisionOfLove VisionOfLove 26-30, F 13 hrs ago

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    Experiencing ptsd, there were years where I felt I wasn't growing older. I was trapped as a child and almost believed that I couldn't grow older, and even pined for the years when...
    justbnatural justbnatural 18-21, M 3 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I've been going through so many things the past few years and I'm honestly getting better. It's just sad that I go through really bad down times. I stay in and I just feel...
    beax3 beax3 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I've been going threw therapy because I had voices in my head and susidal thoughts and one day they sent me to a hospital (not mental)and I was there for 2 weeks then after a...
    cloudysky2257 cloudysky2257 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I hallucinate; I hear disembodied voices, and I see things that aren't really there. Sometimes the voices go inside me, and I am no longer me. Even now that I'm finally taking...
    DreamWarriorBlake DreamWarriorBlake 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I feel like I'm going insane. My mind is not normal. I have panic attacks constantly but there is never anyone who can help. Everyone looks down on me for it and doesn't understand...
    thissworld thissworld 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    *Someone shared this enlightening post with me .... and I thought it would be a shame if I didnt pass it on!!! In a brief conversation, a man asked a woman he was pursuing the...
    MzPhoenix MzPhoenix 31-35, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    help i have done it again i have been here many times before hurt myself again today and the worst part is there's no one else to blame, ouch i have lost myself again and i am...
    highondarknes highondarknes 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I've been cutting myself since sixth grade, which is when I was bullied a lot (I'm currently in eleventh grade). In early May, I attempted suicide by overdosing on my...
    nerdfighter314 nerdfighter314 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 20

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    My first mental illness was major depression, it began around the age of 6. I would become withdrawn from social interaction and remain in my bedroom. I didn't want people to come...
    CelticBoxingGuy CelticBoxingGuy 41-45, M Jun 19

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    My dog has been with me through two, very bad, meltdowns. The first happened when he was very young and his stress and confusion was heartbreaking to me. Slowly, we both came...
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 4 Responses Jun 19

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    Hey guys. This is more of a question than an experience. I am seeking as much help I can get. So to summarize, I have been a depressed person since I was a child. I don't know but...
    changemindchangelife changemindchangelife 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 18

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    I believe that before sex, a couple should have mental intimacy, sharing their thoughts and ideas with absolute freedom. Spiritual/emotional intimacy follows, with sharing of...
    Writer1967 Writer1967 46-50, M 6 Responses Jun 18

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    I am 44 years old I have experienced Bi polar with mixed episodes, Mania and depression Anxiety and panic PTSD and Scizophrenia. never diagnosed but clearly have dealt with...
    smalltownwitch smalltownwitch 41-45, F Jun 18

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    At 18 years old, I was the youngest patient on the ward when I was admitted to the psychiatric floor of a hospital 4 months ago. I had just attempted suicide and I had never been...
    bluerose2218 bluerose2218 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 17

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    Dear not mentally ill people trying to give me advice: If I had so much control over my illness that I "wouldn't let it affect me", I wouldn't be ******* ill. That is what...
    Atmosfaerie Atmosfaerie 22-25 8 Responses Jun 17

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    mine is sex as i just cant say no it dont even matter how the men look i still want it. i struggle to hold a job down as end up having sex with colleagues going out drinking i...
    boredathome699 boredathome699 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 17

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    I am laying in bed as the hours that I get to sleep slowing drain away. I was ready to collapse from exhaustion all day until I climbed into bed. Now I cannot seem to catch my...
    DramaBabe94 DramaBabe94 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 17

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    Last Monday I was in A&E (Accident and Emergency) there were 2 young guys both in their early 20’s (separate cases) one sat in front of me crying uncontrollably just really...
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 15

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    I just realized I haven't cut in over 2 years
    Itsssnatalie Itsssnatalie 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 15

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