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I Believe Conservatism Is A Mental Illness

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F May 20, 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 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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    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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    Related Experiences

    If you don’t live with mental illness, don’t make assumptions about what is and isn’t a symptom. Depression isn’t always sitting in a dark room, crying. It’s forgetting...
    SecretsOut14 SecretsOut14 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    i agree. mental illness is hard to deal with. i have more than one illness. it can ruin lives. its so unfair. normal people judge so easily and dont understand.
    Ang012685 Ang012685 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    I do not struggle with mental illness but I have a few people close to me that do. It is a hard road to take for both those struggling with mental illness and those that care for...
    Yeahbaybey Yeahbaybey 46-50, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I wonder how many people that mock mental illness probably have a mental illness, but refuse to admit it.
    marinderso marinderso 26-30 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My latest Dx is MDD with psychotic features and PTSD. I am also a cutter and in recovery from bulimia. Previous Dx included schizoaffective disorder NOS, Bipolar 1 rapid cycling...
    Shonnie Shonnie 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I have a mental illness, and over time u know its actually ok... It's made it a little tougher, but really obstacles are made to overcome
    SsMcGavin SsMcGavin 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    I tell people that I meet that I have Mental illness. I think they need to know . So I get sick and then they know what is happen. I have schizophrenia and bipolar . And I deal...
    Ladypanda Ladypanda 51-55, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    Katie Hopkins is a disgusting human She seriously needs a ******* punch in the face how dare she slag us off for having an illness we can't ******* help it , and it's not just...
    lauj16 lauj16 16-17, F Mar 30

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    I just got transferred from one community mental health center to another, and today the new psychiatrist asked me what I was diagnosed with during my last hospital stay. I said...
    sarahk85 sarahk85 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    you made me human,all will be right in the world because you held my hand and saved my brain
    DanielMcRae DanielMcRae 18-21, M Mar 25

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    I'm living with social anexity and I'm sick of it
    Sarahhhh123 Sarahhhh123 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    Sometimes I miss some of the voices I heard when I was psychotic, because I felt less alone with them there.
    sabauuga sabauuga 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Trying to block out these voices are so hard as they tell me that there helping me 😭😭
    lauj16 lauj16 16-17, F Mar 30

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    I'm so sad today. I tried to kill myself with bleach.
    lonelytransman lonelytransman 18-21, T 4 Responses Apr 1

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    i have bipolar depression,its hard,especially with two loving kids and a husband that calls you crazy.
    nanvalglex nanvalglex 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    I have depression and anxiety and now my psychiatrist thinks I have borderline personality disorder. I used to think that made me crazy and unloveable but now I've just accept that...
    GreenEyess GreenEyess 16-17, F 4 Responses Apr 2

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    I used to be REALLY psychotic, I'm trying to change that.
    northhatesyou northhatesyou 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    But it wont. Until you morons research yourselves.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Apr 13

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    Barley ate anything today. Cant sleep..Help?
    DetachedCinnamon DetachedCinnamon 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 14

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    But the cure shrinks profits. According to the wealthy. Who list what is needed. But all that is needed is equality. Crime would vanish. If everybody was cared for...
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 15

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    Usually either early trauma or lack of intimacy. Of course if you have something else I'm willing to hear about it :)
    DepressingDude DepressingDude 51-55, M Apr 16

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    My parents keep telling me I'm a psychopath. that I have some weird gene that suppresses my emotions and causes me to act the way I do . But I can't find any info on the net . can...
    moondustfairy moondustfairy 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 16

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    it makes me so mad when people make fun of illed people. In my class there was a group a students making fun of people who have epilepsy, I wanted to tell them that that isn't nice...
    Francisco5 Francisco5 13-15, M a week ago

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    Sooooo I attempted suicide and had to go to an impatient ward and then long term day treatment. How fun! But anyways to anyone thinking of commuting suicide please don't. Please...
    garrettthecarrot garrettthecarrot 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I could could just hang myself, right now...
    Profweird Profweird 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    Paranoid schizophrenia + ADD = me being ****** up
    TGBman TGBman 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I used to take Celexa (Citalopram), but that didn't do anything for my anxiety. Today is my first day on Zoloft (Sertraline) and I don't know what to expect because I didn't have...
    stef17 stef17 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago