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The Pattern In The Presidency

Seems that there are a disproportional number of presidents with alcoholism being one of their primary influences. Either they or their parent/guardian was an alcoholic.

Beginning to see a pattern here?

- BOTH John McCain & Barack Obama's parents
- George W. Bush ex-drunk
- Bill Clinton, stepfather
- Ronald Reagan, father
- Richard Nixon
- Dwight Eisenhower
- LBJ

And the list goes on. People seeking public approval have clear history with alcoholism, and this has been noted in alcoholics throughout history.

Shouldn't we think about changing the rules of the game?



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None of those men had a solid core personality

All of them are convincing to the public and easily controlled.

Dr. Paul is his own person. They have no interest in him being president because he can't be controlled. Dr. Paul believes in what he believes in and does not care if you agree.

The other guys were always busy trying to please everyone.

Bush has "glommed" onto three different belief systems in his life. Obama is an excellent example. Endessly shifting to make people happy. Puppet city.

Look at McCain and how he speaks of women, the guy is an animal. They have dirt on him til tuesday.

Which makes him a perfect president.

Unify

Additional info and

Additional info and psychological insights...

http://www.nacoa.org/impfacts.htm

In my opinion, this same psychology permeates the current so-called "crisis" situation.

We cannot become the 'enablers' for Washington...

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"The main thing that I learned about conspiracy theory is that conspiracy theorists actually believe in a conspiracy because that is more comforting. The truth of the world is that it is chaotic..." —Alan Moore

If you are a student of

If you are a student of human behavior, you may have noticed traits that are common to children of alcoholics. These same traits are evident in our glorious 'leaders'. I'm not a professional in this area, but I have noticed these behaviors over and over again.

Here is from a web site that studies this:

http://www.epsychology.us/adult-children-of-alcoholics-5-com...

Here are 5 common characteristics of adult children of alcoholics:
1. They feel they must be in control of behavior and feelings at all times.
This desire to control may be an overreaction to growing up in chaos where active alcoholism is present. This tendency to want to be in control at all times is grounded in fear. If all aspects of their life cannot be controlled, it will automatically get worse.
2. ACOA’s struggle with intimate relationships.
Being intimate requires releasing some control and being vulnerable. This is difficult. Love is often expressed as rescuing people or trying to fix others problems, rather than being a partner. A survival skill growing up may have been the need to hide feelings and not express them for fear of consequences.

3. Perfectionism, heightened sense of responsibility.
Children in alcoholic families learned that if they were “perfect” they might get positive attention. In many cases whatever they did was not enough. Self-esteem comes from how they are viewed by others. They can be extremely self-critical, never attaining the ideal of how good they “should” be.
4. A tendency toward compulsive behaviors.
Being a child of an alcoholic increases the likelihood the child will become addicted to alcohol. It is also noted however, a tendency toward other compulsive behaviors such as gambling, disordered eating or addictive relationships.
5. Abandonment fears.
I believe this stems from the learned uncertainty in childhood of not knowing what was coming next, a hug or a slap. Adult children often believe that any relationship, no matter how bad or abusive, is better than none at all. Often they will do anything to hang on.

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"The main thing that I learned about conspiracy theory is that conspiracy theorists actually believe in a conspiracy because that is more comforting. The truth of the world is that it is chaotic..." —Alan Moore

I think most of them act

I think most of them act like they're on crack as it is.

Yeah, but Obama prefers crack cocaine

Which is probably why he's always 'uhhing' without something to read.

He reminds me of those monkeys labs where they see how well they can train them after addicting them to crack.

Yeah there is some really disturbing stuff people do in the name of 'science'.

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Glen Beck -- An Exposed Enemy:
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I'm sure "W" imbibed in his

I'm sure "W" imbibed in his share of that also.

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"The main thing that I learned about conspiracy theory is that conspiracy theorists actually believe in a conspiracy because that is more comforting. The truth of the world is that it is chaotic..." —Alan Moore