Research is showing that the dead-end Trump supporters are in many ways similar to members of a cult. They don't consider facts or listen to anything but propaganda from the cult.

Here is a 12-step program to help Trumpers de-program:

1. Take an oath to defend the Constitution of the United States of America

2. Remember that Sean Hannity is in rehab too. If he can do it, so can you.

3. Ask your local minister if adultery, stealing and bearing false witness are still violations of the Ten Commandments.

4. Try to tell the truth at least once each day.

5. Watch drone footage of the Mexican border to see there is no wall being built.

6. If you are a farmer, tell your banker you may be able to start making loan payments soon.

7. Read brief biographies of Vlad Putin and Kim Jong-un and see they are not our friends.

8. Take the savings you have received from Trump’s tax cut and buy a candy bar.

9. Ask Lachlan Murdoch to share some of the sample recordings he is making of the new post-Trump Fox News.

10. Try to remember what it was like when America was leader of the Free World.

11. Hang out with some normal people.

12. Try to remember what you liked about not having health care.

Eric Kramer

Pinetop, AZ

(11) comments

ronzim

[tongue]Bravo! Two biscuits.


Jordan

Wow still complaining about trump winning, that's sad man. I'm pretty sure my minister would say abortion was wrong so there goes point 3. I'm pretty sure you think there is nothing wrong with immigration and anybody can just come in and live freely. Wow California just passed a law giving free health care to ILLEGALS when tax paying citizens can't even get health care. You want to ban rifles that are responsible for 250 deaths this year when abortions account for 900,000 deaths. Now who's in a cult here? Pretty sad man.


Scott53

Well look at it this way. What has Trump stolen from you? Nothing I can say with confidence. 97%+- employment, good stock market returns and our freedom. Lets use Ca for your blue example. Gas is $4.25 a gallon+, homeless out of control,gangs out of control, power shut down at any given moment like living in a 3rd world hole. InsaneTaxes, businesses failing left and right from over regulation. There more worried about banning styrofoam cups and straws than our Vets living in squalor on the streets. Been there done that. Sad part is this wonderful state will soon be Calizona when the millions who've had enough of liberalism come here and ruin AZ too.


Muskrat9

Funny and true. No one has said it better!


Yankeesgohome

Very insulting, doesnt surprise me the WM "Independent" would run such a piece of garbage. Would be nice to have a Newspaper that represents the 90 percent of us.


ArizAl

Execellent letter Eric. [thumbup] The Trumpanzees are so misinformed and intellectually deficient that they and can be lead around by the nose by any porn star actor like the Cheeto look alike in the W.H. Let us look at the issue of who gives illegal immigrants free healthcare. The Trumpanzees say the Liberal's do, but here are the facts:







Hummm, Let's see, in 1986 "Republican" President Ronald Reagan gave amnesty to 3 million undocumented aliens and the same year ...1986 "Republican" President Reagan signed the "Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act" which allowed anyone including "illegal immigrants" to recieve emergency healthcare at the taxpayer's expense.



Then in year 2004, the "Republican G.W. Bush" administration requested $950 million dollars, paid for by the American taxpayers, to start up a single payer healthcare system in Iraq. If that wasn't enough, it was on May 9,2005 that "Republican" President G.W. Bush and his administration announced that it would start paying hospitals and doctors for providing emergency care to "illegal immigrants." The money, totaling $1 billion dollars, will be available for services provided from Tuesday through September 2008. Congress provided the money as part of the 2003 law that expanded Medicare to cover prescription drugs, but the new payments have nothing to do with the Medicare program. Members of Congress from border states, like "Republican" Senator Jon Kyl, Republican of Arizona, had sought the money. They said the treatment of illegal immigrants imposed a huge financial burden on many hospitals, which are required to provide emergency care to patients who need it, regardless of their immigration status or ability to pay. Not to be dismissed is the fact that american citizens and also illegal immigrants when faced with a lack of funds to pay a primary doctor will be forced to go to the emergency room for treatment that could have been handled by a primary doc.


johndoe

I just have one question, who have the Democrats offered as a better leader? Creepy Joe? Old man Bernie? Miss "I'm an Indian: Lizzy? Nope not one good person in the bunch. Mayor Pete actually has the best platform but alas no matter how "woke" you lefties claim to be there is no way you are going to nominate a gay guy. So as usual the cry babies on the left point fingers and bash that they do not like but never offer a solution of any kind. Typical leftist attitude, blame blame blame but never offer a better solution.


ArizAl

Johndoe, leadership alone,like Trump's, without the qualities of character of integrity, honesty, patriotism, respect for the constitution,the rule of law, civility, and decent morals, is not a leader worth having. Hitler was such a leader. Anyone of the Democratic or republican presidential candidates would be better leaders than Trump.


Snownews

1. Take an oath to defend the Constitution of the United States of America.



I have! For Years!







2. Remember that Sean Hannity is in rehab too. If he can do it, so can you.



Sean is great!







3. Ask your local minister if adultery, stealing and bearing false witness are still violations of the Ten Commandments. 80% of the 44 presidents would fail this.







4. Try to tell the truth at least once each day.



I do all day and night







5. Watch drone footage of the Mexican border to see there is no wall being built.



My company and friends are building it over the past few years. Do not need a drone







6. If you are a farmer, tell your banker you may be able to start making loan payments soon. ??







7. Read brief biographies of Vlad Putin and Kim Jong-un and see they are not our friends. I'm very sure of this. What is the saying "keep your friends close and your ??







8. Take the savings you have received from Trump’s tax cut and buy a candy bar.



We bought our second house with it



9. Ask Lachlan Murdoch to share some of the sample recordings he is making of the new post-Trump Fox News. ??







10. Try to remember what it was like when America was leader of the Free World.



We still are....



11. Hang out with some normal people.



Those are the only ones that I do hang with



12. Try to remember what you liked about not having health care.



My best health care was before 2011. Let that sink in


ArizAl

Humm!



1. Take an oath to defend the Constitution of the United States of America.















I have! For Years!



Hummm, supporting the undermining of our United States constitutional electoral process and giving away top secret intelligence information to our emenies, are not acts of defending the U.S. Constitution.































2. Remember that Sean Hannity is in rehab too. If he can do it, so can you.















Sean is great!



Hummm, you should be great and try rehab also.











































3. Ask your local minister if adultery, stealing and bearing false witness are still violations of the Ten Commandments. 80% of the 44 presidents would fail this.



Hummm, Name the presidents who were sued for raping 13 year old girls or who admitted to groping (assaulting) many women by their private parts against their will or who were involved in the making of 3 soft porn movies ala Trump.































4. Try to tell the truth at least once each day.















I do all day and night



Humm, support for a pathological liar republican Trump (over 12,000) lies since coming into office, says more for the lack character,integrity and morals of his supporters.































5. Watch drone footage of the Mexican border to see there is no wall being built.















My company and friends are building it over the past few years. Do not need a drone



Hummm, Trump promised Mexico would pay for the wall. Another promise not kept.































6. If you are a farmer, tell your banker you may be able to start making loan payments soon. ??



























7. Read brief biographies of Vlad Putin and Kim Jong-un and see they are not our friends. I'm very sure of this. What is the saying "keep your friends close and your ??



Hummm, Close does not mean to take the word of Putin over that of our own intelligence agencies, who are sworn to protect our country and the Constitution from despots.































8. Take the savings you have received from Trump’s tax cut and buy a candy bar.















We bought our second house with it



Humm, musta been a preeety small house.















9. Ask Lachlan Murdoch to share some of the sample recordings he is making of the new post-Trump Fox News. ??































10. Try to remember what it was like when America was leader of the Free World.















We still are....



Hummm, not according to the Kurds and our world allies, after Trump and republican supporters betrayed them.















11. Hang out with some normal people.















Those are the only ones that I do hang with



Hummm, Trump is definitely not normal,he is....pathological, delusional, narcissist,preverted, unpatriotic.















12. Try to remember what you liked about not having health care.















My best health care was before 2011. Let that sink in



Humm, before 2011, Americans dying because of not having healthcare totaled 45,000 deaths per year...Harvard Medical School.


sensible

The only thing the Trumpers need to do is see a good mental health doctor or just wake up to the fact the man is evil in all he does.. As far as a democrat Biden at least knows how the government works.


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