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About captaincliff

Psychologist by day, insomniac Pirate blogger by night, this Child of God likes to share sarcastic social commentary as well as topsy-turvy observations about life, love and the pursuit of zaniness, a functional form of insanity in an increasingly insane world

I’ll Tell Ya What’s Really Crazy

In this crazy world it’s difficult to say who or what’s the MOST crazy. From media reports it certainly sounds as if there are more crazy people and lunatic types running around today than flavors of Baskin Robbins and Ben and Jerrys ice-cream combined. Trying to … Continue reading

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How to Make America Great Again: Nuke North Korea

How to Make America Great Again: Nuke North Korea Now! by Cliff Mazer, Ph.D., aka CaptCliff Disclaimer: I happen to be a Clinical Psychologist in Atlanta Georgia. That means it’s my job to understand people. I’m also a light in … Continue reading

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Pirate-Style Home Remodeling

  When a somewhat narcissistic pirate-loving Clinical Psychologist with ADHD decided to remodel his traditional cedar-sided home in Atlanta Georgia beginning around Stardate 2000 A.D., all bets were off. As a single dad with three young sons and without benefit … Continue reading

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Trip Advisor Review: Gus’s World Famous Spicy Fried Chicken

One of the downsides of being a semi-retired psychologist and part-time Pirate is that you can become lazy and/or complacent about “venturing forth” to try out new places to eat. Let’s just say the A (Adventure) in an aging suburban pirate’s … Continue reading

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Trump Think: Global Warming

While Democrats and others of their ilk are doubling up on their Lexapro prescriptions and checking out Priceline for one way flights to Puerta Vallarta, I still want to understand how Trump people think. In other words I’m interested in … Continue reading

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Borderline Personality Disorder with Sociopathic Features

There is, to my knowledge, only one psychological syndrome or personality disorder that includes the ability to successfully hide ones basic predatory nature by initially presenting itself as a sweet, sexy, compliant, possibly abused or previously neglected person. Only later … Continue reading

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The Myth of Fixing People

With Apologies to Humpty Dumpty: The Myth of Fixing People It takes an extra long time for a psychologist/social worker/psychotherapist or “savior”  type person (code for codependent) to realize that you can’t really “fix” anybody. You can help them and you can … Continue reading

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