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About luckyotter

Recovering from BPD and C-PTSD due to narcissistic abuse from childhood. Married to a sociopath for 20 years. Proud INFJ, Enneagram type 4w5. Animal lover, music lover, cat mom, unapologetic geek, fan of the absurd, progressive Catholic, mom to 2, mental illness stigma activist, anti-Trumper. #RESISTANCE

How to Spot an Abuser Who Claims to be the Victim

Originally posted on A Cry For Justice:
(My thanks to Barbara Roberts for her help with this article) I am sure that you have watched police SWAT teams in action at a hostage situation.  As the hostages emerge, a strange…

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We must stop snubbing never-Trump conservatives.

Sign at the Rally for ACA (Obamacare), February 26, 2017, Asheville, NC Most of us in the Resistance — though we largely lean to the left — have come to accept never-Trump conservatives as part of our movement.  A few … Continue reading

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Earth Day 2017 — March for Science

Originally posted on Lucky Otters Haven:
In these days of dangerous lies called alternative facts and facts touted by our leaders as fake news,  the celebration of Earth Day has never seemed more important.  All over the nation today, people…

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A fun day.

Side view of the Hundred Year Old Cabin, Arden, NC. Yesterday was my daughter’s birthday, but this year has gone by so fast (and because of the continued cold weather, I was having trouble believing spring had really arrived), so … Continue reading

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Educated Evangelicals, Academic Achievement, and Trumpism: On the Tensions in Valuing Education in an Anti-Intellectual Subculture

Originally posted on Not Your Mission Field:
Authority First: The Enclave Strikes Back “I sat in the waiting room wasting my time, and waiting for Judgment Day. I praise liberty, the freedom to obey.” – Green Day, “21st Century Breakdown,” 21st…

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Here We Go Again

Originally posted on CLUSTER B:
I have talked about this before, perhaps too many times. But we Cluster Bees are still being demonized so here I go again as well. My good friend, Lucky Otter just published a new blog…

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So now I’m a terrorist.

  The Department of Homeland Security now wants to compile a list of all journalists, bloggers, and “media influencers.”   In particular, they’re keeping tabs on journalists, bloggers, and media influencers who oppose or criticize our Dear Leader Trump.  The DHS was … Continue reading

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Sociopaths rule America — but there’s an easy way to identify them.

The above photo, taken at a beer party celebrating “Trumpcare” passing the House last May, drove home to me exactly how cruel and sadistic Trump’s people really are.   It hit me like a ton of bricks.  They are literally laughing … Continue reading

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Happy birthday, Dad!

My father died almost two years ago (June 6, 2016).   Although I’ve never fully grieved his passing, I often think of him and miss him. Yesterday would have been his 92nd birthday.   I wish I could have called him and … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King Jr. wisdom

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