The Dangers of Groupthink

By |2022-11-24T12:05:49-05:00November 24th, 2022|

The Followers is not about policy or political ideology or even the guru or our political leaders, as much as it is about the followers from the viewpoint of a follower. Having spent several decades of my life, now viewed in retrospect, and two and a half years of extensive [...]

What happened to me can happen to anyone. Article Published in INSIDER MAGAZINE

By |2022-11-24T11:37:44-05:00November 24th, 2022| writing "The Followers, "Holy Hell" and the Disciples of Narcissistic Leaders: How My Years in a Notorious Cult Parallel Today's Cultural Mania," I set out on a journey to explore these questions: How could I have believed this guy? How could I have made the moral compromises I did, [...]

More Tales from the Public Prattle: Free Money

By |2022-07-22T11:42:29-05:00July 22nd, 2022|

Sigh! Well, some of you know I work in the public arena and very often get the occasion of people who feel the need to unburden their political fantasies on me. The latest propaganda yarn spinning around in the vacant, doldrums between the ears of the FOX Noise enthusiasts is that nobody wants to work because they are all getting “free money”.

More Tales from the Public Prattle: The 2nd Amendment Argument Misses the Target Every Time

By |2022-07-22T11:00:33-05:00July 14th, 2022|

The other day I received a group-email from my NRA/Fox Noise-brainwashed, gun-toting relative, who continues to send little anti-gun-regulation screeds to his friends and family, all of whom — other than me — are nothing more than his agreeable echo chamber...

Lest We Rest on Our Laurels

By |2021-09-29T14:35:48-05:00November 30th, 2020|

Over seventy million voters still ride on the Trump train. Wow! Seventy million. While I dance in the streets with the other voters who celebrate Biden’s bullet-dodging defeat of the Donald, we cannot plant this wilted wreath of greenery on our crown and call it a victory

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