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Know Your Safe-Goat: A Tip for Holiday Survival

Mark O'Connell, L.C.S.W. | Posted 12.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark O'Connell, L.C.S.W.

As opposed to a family scapegoat -- an immediate family member at whom we direct unprocessed anxiety or anger -- a "safe-goat" is a person far enough outside our immediate family system at whom we can direct unprocessed anxiety or anger without inflaming conflicts between present members.

Big-Drama Obama

Brent Budowsky | Posted 11.15.2011 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

Obama is the John Barrymore of American politics. "No-drama Obama" is really "Big-drama Obama." Ronald Reagan was an actor who governed like a president. Barack Obama is a president who governs like an actor.