Archive for September 22nd, 2012

President Obama on Univision

Obama Fibs Again: When Will the Public Decide Enough is Enough?

As Fast & Furious unfolded, we were told it began with President Bush, but we quickly learned differently. We learned it began under the Obama administration, yet, on Thursday, September 20, 2012, we have the President of the United States falsely claiming the program began under President George W. Bush. Does President Obama think that if he lies with a straight face and says it enough that it will stick and people will begin to believe the lie as the truth and the truth as a lie?

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Groucho Marx

A time for truth, not word games

Perhaps now, in the wake of the heat that Mitt Romney is taking over the leaked 4-month-old “47 percent” video, he can better appreciate the position of Todd Akin, the conservative Missouri congressman running for U.S. Senate. Of course Romney’s words, recorded behind closed doors at a fundraiser, were not, as he admitted, well chosen. No candidate would call half the electorate deadbeats. But when Missouri Senate candidate Akin used the unfortunate phrase “legitimate rape” in answering a question about his pro-life stand, the leadership of his own party pulled the rug from under him, despite his immediate clarification and apology.

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