Cryin' Chuck Schumer Calls Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court Confirmation "One of the Darkest Days." Such as...Pearl Harbor? 9/11?
"Today...will go down as one of the darkest days in the 231 year history of the United States Senate." That's how Cryin' Chuck Schumer began his long, eloquent speech on the floor of the Senate objecting to Judge Barrett's confirmation. What he lacked in truth, he more than made up for in boredom and repetitiveness.
He went on to say, "And let the record show that the American people, their lives and rights and freedoms, will suffer the consequences of this nomination for a generation." He even had the audacity to call the confirmation process for Amy Coney Barrett "this sordid chapter in the history of the Senate." The only sordid recent events have the been the content revealed on Hunter Biden's laptop and in Ashley Biden's diary.
But what really caused my ears to perk up was at the very end of his speech when he again repeated, "Monday, October 26th, 2020 will go down as one of the darkest days in the 231 year history of the United States Senate."
Yesterday, I received an alarmed email from my marketing service informing me that 7.58% of my readers had unsubscribed after I wrote They Said Trump Is A Malignant Narcissist. Was I off-topic, they wanted to know? Had I erred in some way?
I've been writing about all the usual topics - cults, narcissism, freedom but as they relate to America and Donald Trump. Apparently, that pissed off exactly 7.58% of my subscribers who are Biden/Harris supporters.
Then I realized something: You can't write about narcissism without also writing about America, patriotism, freedom...and Donald Trump.
Our fight against narcissism is a fight for our God-given American Freedoms in the microcosm of our relationships. But you won't even know you have those freedoms without America. What we're fighting for, nationally and personally, is for freedom "against all enemies, foreign and domestic." Emphasis on domestic.
As soon as Donald Trump announced his candidacy in 2015, screams of "Narcissist!" resounded through cyberspace.
It was the perfect label at the perfect time. The whole Narcissism trend had just started and I was in the perfect place at the perfect time too. As Trump began his presidential campaign, I began writing PsychCentral's first dedicated narcissism blog, Narcissism Meets Normalcy.
Every time I hear someone say, "the new normal," I cringe. Like fingernails on a chalkboard, it sets my teeth on edge.
That's because I know from sad experience how abusers have carte blanche in the absence of normalcy - the stick in the spokes of their abuse. Abusers and narcissists hate normalcy because it puts a cramp in their style. The first thing cults make new members jettison is their old normalcy. As Todd bragged on Chrisley Knows Best, "There ain't no normal here." My point.
The events of 2020 have given certain people "dressed in a little brief authority" just the excuse they craved to jettison normal, to terrify, to divide and to conquer by brainwashing nice, normal people into exchanging their God-given freedom for so-called "safety."
For five years, I've advocated for the importance of the protection of normalcy. Naming my old blog, Narcissism Meets Normalcy was not a whim. I coined that title because I know, from experience, how much bad can happen when the protection of normalcy is removed.
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