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Midlodemocrat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-25-08 05:32 AM
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15. You don't want to have this discussion with me.
I have a PhD in psychology. Your experience is yours and yours alone. Many others with PTSD cannot function at all. John McCain's temper is legendary. One of his former captives has written about it and refuses to vote for him just for that reason.

He is unstable.
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  -I suffer from PTSD Madam Mossfern  Aug-25-08 05:21 AM   #0 
  - The keys are about the 7 houses, not PTSD.  Unsane   Aug-25-08 05:23 AM   #1 
  - Therefore  Madam Mossfern   Aug-25-08 05:25 AM   #2 
  - That's the Republican take.. ours is that McCain is an out of touch rich elitist.  glowing   Aug-25-08 05:27 AM   #5 
     - Except that the majority of Americans feel all politicians  Midlodemocrat   Aug-25-08 05:29 AM   #8 
        - Well, when you lose track of how much property you own, think the economy is doing  glowing   Aug-25-08 05:48 AM   #33 
           - I agree with you. I'm just not sure  Midlodemocrat   Aug-25-08 05:51 AM   #34 
              - me too &  grannie4peace   Aug-25-08 06:01 AM   #37 
  - um, no. the story about McCain being disturbed by the jangle of keys  cali   Aug-25-08 05:26 AM   #4 
  - I certainly didn't hear about it until on this board and on as a GOPer talkign point because  glowing   Aug-25-08 05:38 AM   #21 
     - THAT IS THE TRUTH!!!!  grannie4peace   Aug-25-08 06:02 AM   #38 
  - I've seen posts on DU about McCain and jingling keys long before he couldn't  Arkansas Granny   Aug-25-08 05:38 AM   #22 
  - they do?????  grannie4peace   Aug-25-08 05:59 AM   #36 
  - Mean spirited? The man suffers from PTSD and  Midlodemocrat   Aug-25-08 05:26 AM   #3 
  - Perhaps you should look into  Madam Mossfern   Aug-25-08 05:29 AM   #10 
  - You don't want to have this discussion with me.  Midlodemocrat   Aug-25-08 05:32 AM   #15 
     - And that's my issue. This gimmick doesn't communicate how serious this is.  writes3000   Aug-25-08 05:40 AM   #25 
     - Well, the purple heart bandaids certainly worked.  Midlodemocrat   Aug-25-08 05:42 AM   #26 
        - That's not how the Swiftboaters started the topic.  writes3000   Aug-25-08 05:52 AM   #35 
     - Have you interviewed McCain personally?  Madam Mossfern   Aug-25-08 05:42 AM   #27 
        - The fact that he's mentally unstable is a loser?  Midlodemocrat   Aug-25-08 05:44 AM   #29 
  - last thing I want  radfringe   Aug-25-08 05:31 AM   #13 
  - Yeah, it's extremely insulting to all PTSD suferrers  Naturyl   Aug-25-08 05:28 AM   #6 
  - With all the soldiers suffering from PTSD, this jingling key idea will backfire in our faces.  greguganus   Aug-25-08 05:29 AM   #9 
  - Or not. Perfect time to spin the fact that McCain would  Midlodemocrat   Aug-25-08 05:35 AM   #18 
     - We ARE talking about the media. Which way do you think they will spin it? n/t  greguganus   Aug-25-08 05:38 AM   #23 
  - No one is saying that everyone who suffers from PTSD is a  Midlodemocrat   Aug-25-08 05:30 AM   #12 
     - lol. yeah, that distinction will be easy to make. NOT.  cali   Aug-25-08 05:33 AM   # 
     - lol. yeah, that distinction will be easy to make. NOT.  cali   Aug-25-08 05:33 AM   #17 
  - Eight horrible years of an incompetent, cruel, dictator  fasttense   Aug-25-08 05:29 AM   #7 
  - No, it's stupid  Madam Mossfern   Aug-25-08 05:33 AM   #16 
  - McCain's mental health is an issue  GrizzlyMan   Aug-25-08 05:30 AM   #11 
  - It's not necessarily the PTSD. It's the temper coupled with the PTSD.  Midlodemocrat   Aug-25-08 05:36 AM   #19 
  - I had a very close friend with PTSD. He was also a manic depressive.  Bobbieo   Aug-25-08 05:39 AM   #24 
  - wow,  grannie4peace   Aug-25-08 05:32 AM   #14 
  - Did you read every book about PTSD?  Madam Mossfern   Aug-25-08 05:37 AM   #20 
     - McCain's temperment has been well documented... His violent outbursts are something  glowing   Aug-25-08 05:44 AM   #28 
     - Which may have absolutely nothing to do with  Madam Mossfern   Aug-25-08 05:47 AM   #32 
     - no  grannie4peace   Aug-25-08 05:46 AM   #31 
  - Required reading for those not sure this is a bad idea  Naturyl   Aug-25-08 05:45 AM   #30 

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