I handed in my psychology license after thirty-eight years of practice. There was simply too much collectivism leaking from the State and national boards and I refused to spend money for material that I didn’t believe. Although I turned in my license, I kept my diagnostics manual and offer now the following:
Newt had a bipolar Mother. She probably had two similar X chromosomes, and she probably passed one to him. Expect bluster, impulsive commitments, grand schemes, sexual adventures, erratic spending, and rapid mood changes. Small disagreements often become enduring feuds.
“Late in her life she ended up in a long-term care facility. She had bipolar disease, depression and she gradually acquired some physical ailments and that introduced me to the issue of quality, long-term care.”
“Gingrich continued, stalling at times to fight back tears, ‘My whole emphasis on brain science comes in directly from dealing – see how I’m getting emotional – from dealing with you know the real problems of real people in my family. So it is not a theory. It is in fact my mother.’” http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2011/12/30/gingrich-tears-up-remembering-his-mother/
No surprise that Newt once accepted the idea of global warming and shared a bench with Nanny P. Psychiatrist Russell Gardner found that hospitalized corporate execs had the same MMPI profiles as bipolar patients. Expect Newt to take charge, expect changes to be sudden, expect them to be unpredictable. Maybe Callista can help…
Rick … possibly ADHD. He appears to do well with immediate deadlines and spotlights. He was also a substitute host on Bill Bennett’s radio show… Rick couldn’t handle two calls at once, he did push-ups during station breaks, and added movie reviews to the program. I wonder which foot he taps. He perhaps compensates for his boredom with exercise and perhaps caffeine. Possibility: He did his homework at the last minute, didn’t edit it well, and often got a half-grade lower than he could have. This could have been a factor in his loss in PA. (Incidentally, I had the same life!)
Mitt had a quarrelsome, driven father who was perhaps another manic personality. Dad or mom passed an anxiety disorder to his Mitt that made it easier for him to adopt a feminized version of his religion. Mitt quavers in debates and, for public arenas, has to work into assertive positions…Plans well but appears to fret about hurting the feelings of his opposition. We all need to remember that he’s worked on the presidency thing for at least eight years.
Ron Paul – He is rigid, has difficulty adapting to changed conditions, and made significant money from his antiSemitic newsletters. His notions of drug use and of foreign policy are automatic “no”s. Kim Strassel suggests that he possibly runs for President not to win the election but to gain concessions from the GOP establishment. Also, how much does he lead and how much is he led by his followers? These are common issues for many of us guys once we pass the age of forty and our right frontal areas, our “pattern maker” shrinks.
Sarah … Brace yourself! She’s masculinized in ways that benefit children. That is, she is a protective mother but acts like a cheerleader and advertises her skills for being a mate and mother. “Genomic imprinting” sometimes does such things as genes from grandfathers lead to superior mothers. (See Burt & Trivers, Chapter 4.) I think that our Republic isn’t really good enough for her but she offers herself as if we were all sniveling, needy kids. Females are also the glue and protectors for erratic, one-X males. The feminized paparazzi – liberals and news teams – react by instinct that we all should be feminized like them. Rush calls the media and liberals the “new castrati” …
Barbara … I pulled her up over a low wall behind the Capitol. It was her birthday and she was speaker at a patriots rally. She had an easy, generous smile, hypnotic blue eyes, and looked great in that snug skirt that not only kept her from scaling the wall but also kept her staff from pushing her up and over. She was too short to step over that wall or, however, to be president. Nonetheless, I haven’t washed my right hand for the last nine months…
Conclusion: I’ve wanted BO gone for three years. If I can’t have Sarah, I’ll put up with Mitt and so might a swarm of Ds who are hungry to make deals…
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