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BS: Trump Actions and Effects

Donuel 12 Apr 21 - 02:56 PM
Stilly River Sage 11 Apr 21 - 03:46 PM
robomatic 11 Apr 21 - 02:39 PM
robomatic 03 Mar 21 - 07:51 PM
Steve Shaw 03 Mar 21 - 07:26 PM
robomatic 03 Mar 21 - 07:16 PM
Donuel 03 Mar 21 - 06:16 PM
Steve Shaw 03 Mar 21 - 06:14 PM
robomatic 03 Mar 21 - 04:01 PM
Donuel 01 Mar 21 - 08:16 AM
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Steve Shaw 01 Mar 21 - 05:55 AM
JHW 01 Mar 21 - 05:46 AM
Stilly River Sage 01 Mar 21 - 12:24 AM
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Pamber 28 Feb 21 - 11:55 AM
Stilly River Sage 28 Feb 21 - 09:50 AM
Donuel 28 Feb 21 - 07:59 AM
Helen 27 Feb 21 - 06:36 PM
Stilly River Sage 27 Feb 21 - 06:05 PM
McGrath of Harlow 10 Feb 21 - 07:36 PM
Helen 10 Feb 21 - 04:40 PM
punkfolkrocker 10 Feb 21 - 04:31 PM
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Subject: RE: BS: Trump Actions and Effects
From: Donuel
Date: 12 Apr 21 - 02:56 PM

I have a Musselliniesque fictional account in my head of the Q internet conspiracy turning against their Mr. Big and litterally tearing him apart in the most savage ways possible.
It would take less than two years and involves a revenge tell all book by Ivanka.


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Subject: RE: BS: Trump Actions and Effects
From: Stilly River Sage
Date: 11 Apr 21 - 03:46 PM

One does wish that the folks handling the prosecutorial end of things would move along a little faster. Now THAT'S the trial I want to see televised (whichever of them comes along first).


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Subject: RE: BS: Trump Actions and Effects
From: robomatic
Date: 11 Apr 21 - 02:39 PM

This past week, Republicans held a strategy where-are-we-now? meeting with their leader in exile, Donald 'the dumped' Trump.

This was at Mara Lago .

Trump's address departed prepared statements but as one might expect from, well, everything, was his attacks on Mitch McConnell and Mike Pence. The Republicans are not totally united, but the Republican party is still very much a party of Trump along with acolytes ready to steal, borrow, assume the mantle, with permission: current Florida Governor DeSantis and Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz.

I would love to say the plot 'sickens' but no, it's been pretty sick right along.


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Subject: RE: BS: Trump Actions and Effects
From: robomatic
Date: 03 Mar 21 - 07:51 PM

I feel remiss that I haven't given a link to one of the seminal art pieces of our time. Here is a slice of youtube showing the Trump golden statue creator wiping it down. I leave it to your imagination to figure out what he's cleaning it from, but I used the word 'seminal' purely in its metaphoric sense!


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Subject: RE: BS: Trump Actions and Effects
From: Steve Shaw
Date: 03 Mar 21 - 07:26 PM

Well there should be a rule that says that a bloody idiot shouldn't be able to advise you in a condescending way how to learn things.


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Subject: RE: BS: Trump Actions and Effects
From: robomatic
Date: 03 Mar 21 - 07:16 PM

Never saw Tenet. Any good?

Matter or Anti-Matter forgodsake not a Trmp universe. I'm still adapting to the Tom Clancy universe which started 09/11/2001.

Have pity on Steve. He still thinks there's rules (that don't apply to him).


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Subject: RE: BS: Trump Actions and Effects
From: Donuel
Date: 03 Mar 21 - 06:16 PM

Thank you I never understood what you meant. Now I simply don't care.
I am like antimatter in a Trump universe I suppose. Watch the movie Tenet and see how matter moving backwards in time behaves. Richard Feynman had a point.
Get one! :^/
50 F today


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Subject: RE: BS: Trump Actions and Effects
From: Steve Shaw
Date: 03 Mar 21 - 06:14 PM

"Steve should list his US indulgences like released classified intelligence regarding the Prince murder of Jamal or the effort for Saudi to normalize relations with Syria or Biden's refusal to speak to the prince but called his father instead.

Steve by posting well over 500 times in Feb. you are popping off without new learning. Take more time listening and we will all be better off."

I objected to this, and I object to the fact that some mod has deleted my objection. If you're going to delete my objection, mod, you should also consider deleting the post that I objected to. The last two lines of this are patronising and totally unjustified in their sentiment.


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Subject: RE: BS: Trump Actions and Effects
From: robomatic
Date: 03 Mar 21 - 04:01 PM

Don'l:

You are being unusually logical. It doesn't suit you. We are so far beyond parody in an age of golden fiberglass idols wearing stars'n stripes shorts that we are in an age of parody PARITY. We ALL know that we are in an outrageous face-off, thus we need to maintain a level of outrageousness that out-parodies the other guy's parody. That does leave open simply holding up a mirror to some fiberglass golden skinned figure wearing stars'n stripes shorts.

That is why despite your machinegun posts and mendacious moods and proclivities for Dontrumpuel - isms you have your uses. You remind us, whether or not we need the reminding, of the kind of tactics used by the oppressors.

That is why I have yet to get tired of you (though I hope to, someday).


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Subject: RE: BS: Trump Actions and Effects
From: Donuel
Date: 01 Mar 21 - 08:16 AM

I would like to remind folks of the difficulty involved in making a psrody of a reality that is BEYOND parody. :^/


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Subject: RE: BS: Trump Actions and Effects
From: Donuel
Date: 01 Mar 21 - 08:10 AM

The conspiritorial gutterlism and the engineered repeatative sloganism are the Republican post hypnotic uggestions of today, same as yesterday.


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Subject: RE: BS: Trump Actions and Effects
From: Donuel
Date: 01 Mar 21 - 08:07 AM

WE all would like to move on Maggie but in the Ubited States of Amnesia we would have forgotten about orange being the new white by now. BUT cult hypnotic programing takes a while longer than usual.

Steve should list his US indulgences like released classified intelligence regarding the Prince murder of Jamal or the effort for Saudi to normalize relations with Syria or Biden's refusal to speak to the prince but called his father instead.
Steve by posting well over 500 times in Feb. you are popping off without new learning. Take more time listening and we will all be better off.


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Subject: RE: BS: Trump Actions and Effects
From: Steve Shaw
Date: 01 Mar 21 - 05:55 AM

There's a calmness afoot these days that's very welcome. However, I'm disappointed with the indulgence that the US is affording the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia. That disappointment extends to all the bootlicking that the West does with regard to that corrupt, anti-democratic, misogynistic and murderous regime, but a shot across the bows from the US would have at least sent a message.

It's still the oil, innit...and any friend of Israel is a friend of mine...


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Subject: RE: BS: Trump Actions and Effects
From: JHW
Date: 01 Mar 21 - 05:46 AM

News today, 1st March (not April) Trump to run again in 4 years time.


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Subject: RE: BS: Trump Actions and Effects
From: Stilly River Sage
Date: 01 Mar 21 - 12:24 AM

I would like to advance into the Biden presidency with the former office-abuser being silent. No tweeting, no speaking. I turned off the radio today when they started to play some of the crap he is speaking.

Media are going to have to come to grips with the idea that as long as they highlight his antics they are giving his foolish followers energy and Trump himself oxygen. They need to resist covering him, and in particular stop letting him see his own visage on the television.


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Subject: RE: BS: Trump Actions and Effects
From: robomatic
Date: 28 Feb 21 - 06:07 PM

He is over an hour into his diatribe as I type this. His main newsmaking line to this point is that he's not "starting a new party, that was false news." He is re-hashing all his old lines and gaining energy as he goes. Not too much hand gesturing.

Now he's going over his Republican enemies by name.


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Subject: RE: BS: Trump Actions and Effects
From: Pamber
Date: 28 Feb 21 - 11:55 AM

It's been said many times but he is probably the only person on earth who could make our BoJo look competent (well fairly competent)


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Subject: RE: BS: Trump Actions and Effects
From: Stilly River Sage
Date: 28 Feb 21 - 09:50 AM

It's a six-foot statue, but Trump argues that he's 6'4" (except of course you can compare him standing next to people who are that height and even his fluffed hair doesn't bring him to that measure.)


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Subject: RE: BS: Trump Actions and Effects
From: Donuel
Date: 28 Feb 21 - 07:59 AM

The statue's
small stature
of 4 feet tall
says it all.


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Subject: RE: BS: Trump Actions and Effects
From: Helen
Date: 27 Feb 21 - 06:36 PM

I think the statue is a good representation of the Trumpster. Tacky, overdone, silly, unflattering, in-your-face and difficult to ignore.


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Subject: RE: BS: Trump Actions and Effects
From: Stilly River Sage
Date: 27 Feb 21 - 06:05 PM

CPAC in Orlando Looks to Be the Saddest, Stupidest CPAC Yet

The annual GOP clusterfuck is underway and the Trump kids are having a ball. Their father will speak and there's also a golden statue that matches the toilets in his various homes.


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Subject: RE: BS: Trump Actions and Effects
From: McGrath of Harlow
Date: 10 Feb 21 - 07:36 PM

Does the Senate's decision that the trial is constitutional carry constitutional weight? I'd was have thought that it does, and that in any future scenario it would be a pretty decisive precedent.

In which case there is no room for a Senator who voted for acquittal to argue that this was because they believed that it was unconstitutional, because this has already bee determined. The only thing they have any right to consider is guilt or inocence as charged.


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Subject: RE: BS: Trump Actions and Effects
From: Helen
Date: 10 Feb 21 - 04:40 PM

Or should a statue be erected so that the pigeons have something to sh!t on?


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Subject: RE: BS: Trump Actions and Effects
From: punkfolkrocker
Date: 10 Feb 21 - 04:31 PM

When trump dies, should his body be disposed of in a secret location,
like other notorious rogue leaders/dictators...???

Does America really need a grand monument to rally round in memory of him...???????


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Subject: RE: BS: Trump Actions and Effects
From: Helen
Date: 10 Feb 21 - 03:08 PM

Now that you mention it.....Yes! :-D


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Subject: RE: BS: Trump Actions and Effects
From: Backwoodsman
Date: 10 Feb 21 - 02:55 PM

"his lawyer Bruce Castor, who gave a rambling argument, wore an ill-fitting suit..."

Agent Orange should be flattered that his lawyer used him as his role-model.


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Subject: RE: BS: Trump Actions and Effects
From: Helen
Date: 10 Feb 21 - 02:36 PM

I just read an Oz ABC News article which mentioned that Trump is now facing criminal charges from New York and Georgia for attempting to influence the elections.

In answer to a reader's question, "What is Trump doing whilst all this is going on?" the journalist said:

"Trump was probably doing the same as yesterday and watching it unfold on TV, and that 'apparently he was none too pleased with his defence team's performance yesterday'.

"He was 'basically screaming,' according to CNN’s Kaitlan Collins.

" 'Trump was especially disappointed in the performance of his lawyer Bruce Castor, who gave a rambling argument, wore an ill-fitting suit and at one point praised the case presented by the Democratic House impeachment managers,' two people involved in the effort told the Washington Post."

Trump “had expected a swashbuckling lawyer and instead watched what was a confusing and disjointed performance".


I guess the suit his lawyer was wearing is of the ultimate importance??!!


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Subject: RE: BS: Trump Actions and Effects
From: Stilly River Sage
Date: 10 Feb 21 - 01:25 PM

During the discussion of the presentations ahead they said they assume families will be watching these hearings together, and will try to give warnings ahead of time for any graphic content so parents can decide if their children should see it. It seems that blood and death and damage are going to be part of the evidence, which is appropriate in this. Maybe they can shame the GOP into voting their conscience and not acquitting Trump out of fear of his "base."


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Subject: RE: BS: Trump Actions and Effects
From: SPB-Cooperator
Date: 09 Feb 21 - 06:26 AM

For me, how easily ordinary people are, and historically have been swept along by right wing extremism and other forms of radicalisation should be a cause for concern.


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Subject: RE: BS: Trump Actions and Effects
From: Stilly River Sage
Date: 09 Feb 21 - 01:43 AM

The Capitol Rioters Aren’t Like Other Extremists

We analyzed 193 people arrested in connection with the January 6 riot—and found a new kind of American radicalism.

On January 6, a mob of about 800 stormed the U.S. Capitol in support of former President Donald Trump, and many people made quick assumptions regarding who the insurrectionists were. Because a number of the rioters prominently displayed symbols of right-wing militias, for instance, some experts called for a crackdown on such groups. Violence organized and carried out by far-right militant organizations is disturbing, but it at least falls into a category familiar to law enforcement and the general public. However, a closer look at the people suspected of taking part in the Capitol riot suggests a different and potentially far more dangerous problem: a new kind of violent mass movement in which more “normal” Trump supporters—middle-class and, in many cases, middle-aged people without obvious ties to the far right—joined with extremists in an attempt to overturn a presidential election.

To understand the events of January 6 and devise solutions to prevent their recurrence, Americans need a fine-grained comprehension of who attacked the Capitol. Understanding the ideology and beliefs of those who commit political violence is important, but so is knowing what kind of people they are and what their lives are like.

For the past decade and a half, our research team at the Chicago Project on Security and Threats has conducted demographic studies of international and domestic terrorists.


The rest is at the link.


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Subject: RE: BS: Trump Actions and Effects
From: Steve Shaw
Date: 08 Feb 21 - 09:01 PM

I can't find the damn thing now after 15 minutes' searching, and it's past my bedtime, but I hear that a poll concluded that only a narrow majority think that Trump should be convicted/punished (maybe you can find it). He still has masses of supporters, and that should worry us.


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Subject: RE: BS: Trump Actions and Effects
From: Bill D
Date: 08 Feb 21 - 08:29 PM

Oh sure... not enough Republicans are brave enough to vote to convict. It IS a useful way to make a point, though.
I am waiting for all the state indictments that will be filed after the show trial... I think Letitia James has over 60... and Georgia is working on some.


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Subject: RE: BS: Trump Actions and Effects
From: Steve Shaw
Date: 08 Feb 21 - 07:52 PM

The feeling this end is that Trump is almost certain to be acquitted by the Senate. Whatever else happens, you have to find a way of preventing him from standing in 2024. I can't help feeling that the danger is far from over.


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Subject: RE: BS: Trump Actions and Effects
From: Stilly River Sage
Date: 07 Feb 21 - 10:51 AM

I have that book in my tablet but haven't started it yet. It sounds fascinating (there was a blog on the same topic, which is why she expanded it into book form).

From The Guardian

"It was not just May who found Trump unsettling: to European diplomatic observers, he seemed a “strange creature”. And he also triggered alarm among some American officials in the room with him, with one defence official noting that the president’s notoriously short attention span suggested a “squirrel careening through the traffic”."

How Donald Trump's hand-holding led to panicky call home by Theresa May


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Subject: RE: BS: Trump Actions and Effects
From: robomatic
Date: 06 Feb 21 - 04:53 PM

Interesting you bring up Rachel Maddow. My hiking buddy is reading Bag Man and is getting me to read it, too. It's about Spiro Agnew and apparently has much to recommend it as an example of how things have NOT changed all that much.


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Subject: RE: BS: Trump Actions and Effects
From: Stilly River Sage
Date: 05 Feb 21 - 12:30 AM

Tonight on the Rachel Maddow Show she's talking about how Trump refuses to call himself the former president. He has set up the office of the 45th President of the US, he's still using the presidential seal. I wonder how long he'll get away with that BS.

Pence has set up an office of the former Vice President, something like that.


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Subject: RE: BS: Trump Actions and Effects
From: robomatic
Date: 04 Feb 21 - 08:40 PM

Trmp resigns from Screen Actors Guild

He wrote a blatant letter in which the oprative phrase from his point of view is: "You have done nothing for me."

Pretty much sums up his attitude.


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Subject: RE: BS: Trump Actions and Effects
From: Donuel
Date: 04 Feb 21 - 08:19 AM

Psychologicaly when a person's emotions are broken, a secondary paranoia can overwhelm an individual. For example a black person in the US experiences many examples of law enforcement attacking and killing people like themselves and begin to generalize that all law enforcement are murdering bastards. Now after the attack on the capitol many white people have experienced for the first time that members of law enforcement among the mob were willing to put in jeopardy or kill them is a shock to their psyche. Learning the likelihood that the police can be the enemy is new to many white people who were not inclined to be criminals. Eventually a person can see personal attacks everywhere until physical health is also endangered.


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Subject: RE: BS: Trump Actions and Effects
From: Donuel
Date: 03 Feb 21 - 04:50 PM

The plaintiff, Dominion Voting machines, claims damages including death threats, financial loss and could sue Trump directly and not just Rudy and lieing 'news' channels. Sorry you don't like color Helen or seeing other people's true colors. Good on you. The sun is back.


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Subject: RE: BS: Trump Actions and Effects
From: Donuel
Date: 03 Feb 21 - 04:40 PM

1.3 Billion dollar lawsuits speak louder than lies.
News Max channel has supported the the election conspiracy lie by Trump for years but now they have changed their reporting. A bit too late imo


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Subject: RE: BS: Trump Actions and Effects
From: Helen
Date: 03 Feb 21 - 03:11 PM

Thank you, O anonymous and legendary mudelf.


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Subject: RE: BS: Trump Actions and Effects
From: Helen
Date: 03 Feb 21 - 02:06 PM

Can we get back to the topic of the thread please? Any personal comments about behaviour should be about the Trump, surely, and not about people posting here.

Looking on the bright side, Trump's current actions and effects have far less influence now than they did a couple of weeks ago, although I wouldn't put his influence out to pasture just yet because he is still plotting and planning in his dark, dank robber's cave. On the other hand, Trump's past actions are still reverberating, not least of which is the criminal (IMO) failure to protect the American people from harm, especially from COVID but also from insurrection.

The impeachment trial probably won't appear to achieve the desired outcome, but the fact that it is going ahead on 8 Feb is an outcome in itself. I'm looking forward to seeing the civil actions against him after that is over.



Off topic posts thinned out - please do stop the personal attacks and stick to the subject. ---mudelf


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Subject: RE: BS: Trump Actions and Effects
From: Donuel
Date: 03 Feb 21 - 12:30 PM

so full of sturm and drang signifying nothing

Meanwhile back at his resort ..... contorts the truth

I'd rather be
a deputy
of Biden than a prisoner
of the trump
Joe lets us in
Knows where we've been
In his empathy and truth
From DC
I'd ask my friends
To come and see
A Senate passing good laws
With me
I'd like to be
happy and free
With a Biden's White House
In the shade
We would be warm
Below the storm
In our little happy home
where we live
Singing out loud
and feeling so proud
In a democratic land
Near the sea
We would sing
And could bring
Equality
to share the joy of life
I'd like to be
a deputy
of Biden than a prisoner
of trump's autocracy
We would shout
And swim about
the the lakes and clean shores
Of our seas


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Subject: RE: BS: Trump Actions and Effects
From: punkfolkrocker
Date: 03 Feb 21 - 10:34 AM

"I will never disclose a private message. Its a matter of respect."

Neither have I, or ever would..

Did I copy and paste your PM here..???

No, that would have been a breach of confidence..

But when a pattern begins to emerge of an individual abusing the PM system
to conduct secretive grudge agendas..

Then it is fair to refer to such snidey PMs in public forum..


I've made it clear many times before that I do not to use PMs,
unless I reply politely to any worth responding to..
I always prefer open transparent communications here in mudcat threads..

So, it is you who needs to treat the PM system with proper due respect...!!!

More and more similarities between you and trump are becoming revealed...


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Subject: RE: BS: Trump Actions and Effects
From: Donuel
Date: 03 Feb 21 - 10:00 AM

An IQ of 80 does not make me a genius, nor have I ever claimed such misinformation as yours pfr. Lets stick to ideas and not fear or anger if you can.

I will never disclose a private message. Its a matter of respect.

As for the sociopaths in society they often hold high positions and seldom obey rules.


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Subject: RE: BS: Trump Actions and Effects
From: Donuel
Date: 03 Feb 21 - 09:44 AM

Perhaps you noticed Empathy is not considered an emotion.
Without empathy more or less degrees of sociocpathology emerge.
Some got it and some don't.


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Subject: RE: BS: Trump Actions and Effects
From: Donuel
Date: 03 Feb 21 - 09:29 AM

Truthfully I am not well read. I have had to memorize in an audible fashion and other tricks to circumvent the effects of dyslexia and migraine since birth. At 58 the migraines vanished. Woo HOO
Scientists suggest left angular gyrus irregularities but with such strong effects on the eyes I believe migraines have an occipital connection with hormone disruption.

Some of us have noticed that Donald Trump has damaged emotions. It is a complex issue that I would think first requires knowing where that damage effects a person in their brain.

1. Happiness activates several areas of the brain, including the right frontal cortex, the precuneus, the left amygdala, and the left insula. This activity involves connections between awareness (frontal cortex and insula) and the “feeling center” (amygdala) of the brain.

2. Fear activates the bilateral amygdala, the hypothalamus and areas of the left frontal cortex. This involves some thinking (frontal cortex), a “gut” feeling (amygdala), and a sense of urgency typically associated with survival (the hypothalamus.)

3. Sadness is associated with increased activity of the right occipital lobe, the left insula, the left thalamus the amygdala and the hippocampus. The hippocampus is strongly linked with memory, and it makes sense that awareness of certain memories is associated with feeling sad.

Sadness has been studied more than the other emotions because depression may last for a long time; the effects of antidepressants can be measured based on improved symptoms.

4. Disgust is an interesting feeling that is often associated with avoidance. This emotion that is associated with activation and connections between the left amygdala, the left inferior frontal cortex, and the insular cortex.

5. Anger is an important emotion that many people, adults and children alike, try to control. Anger is associated with activation of the right hippocampus, the amygdala, both sides of the prefrontal cortex and the insular cortex.

6. Surprise is an emotion that can either make you feel good or it can make you feel bad. Surprise activates the bilateral inferior frontal gyrus and the bilateral hippocampus. The hippocampus is strongly associated with memory, and the element of surprise is, by nature, associated with experiencing something that you do not remember or do not expect.

Localized disease in the brain can cause cross over cascading events to other areas of emotion.

definitions and location of emotions is from Neurologic review
https://www.neurologylive.com/view/how-brain-processes-emotions


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Subject: RE: BS: Trump Actions and Effects
From: Donuel
Date: 03 Feb 21 - 08:40 AM

Chronicaling true events is crucial to have a consensus of understanding. Opinion might be next. Parody is further down the line of importance but it amuses me. Science fiction was my first interest.
Vast general knowledge is much less marketable than focused expertise. Jack of all trades-master of none.


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Subject: RE: BS: Trump Actions and Effects
From: Stilly River Sage
Date: 02 Feb 21 - 10:17 PM

Under Trump effects: one of the three officers who have died during or following the January 6, 2021 coup Trump orchestrated honored.

Capitol Police Office Brian Sicknick is lying in state in the US Capitol as of tonight (he died at 9:30 the night after the assault on the Capitol, so they returned him at 9:30 tonight).

https://www.npr.org/2021/02/02/963336791/brian-sicknick-capitol-police-officer-slain-in-riot-will-lie-in-honor-in-rotunda


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Subject: RE: BS: Trump Actions and Effects
From: Helen
Date: 02 Feb 21 - 09:40 PM

Donuel, I always think your posts are worth reading - even if I miss some of the allusions to USA-specific topics. Creative, quirky, humourous, sometimes a bit sharp, always well-read with a broad general knowledge and sometimes specific knowledge of certain topics.


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