"He who permits himself to tell a lie once, finds it much easier to do it a second and third time, till at length it becomes habitual; he tells lies without attending to it, and truths without the world´s believing him."
Thomas Jefferson
(1743-1826), US Founding Father, drafted the Declaration of Independence, 3rd US President
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Mr. Jefferson must have met obama...............NO ONE believes anything he says now. Except his "change" we can believe in, and we all see what that change is leading to. Hurry elections.
 -- Kimo, lahaina     
    This is true. Lying becomes a habit and if one starts it will keep snowballing and then there are so many of them you don't know which one started where and where they will end up. Then one day you wake up and you cannot remember all the lies and promises that you have made and all the disappointment of what you have done when hurt not only yourself but others.
     -- Anonymous, USA     
    Case in point, I sawe that reptile, Hillary Clinton on CNN this morning talking about the Middle East realizing it's "Dream of becoming a Democracy like the USSA". America is a Republic Hillary...you Moron!
     -- J Carlton, Calgary     
    Reminds me when LBJ was elected the title of "Biggest Liar on Campus" where he attended collage.
     -- cal, lewisville, tx     
    When Lyndon ran for congress he was defeated by about 3000 votes, A recount changed all that and he was elected by 48 votes. Thus the name "Landslide Lyndon". In Duval County, famous for being the last county in Texas to report in elections, quite a few dead democrats rose from their graves and voted in the recount and several ballot boxes mysteriously disappeared , later to be found in the river. Duval County was totally democrat, including the sheriff and the judges. Thus, one of the crookedist of all politicians was on his way to becoming president. Read "A Texan Looks at Lyndon" by J. Evetts Haley for more on Johnson.
     -- jim k, Austin,Tx     
    Unfortunately, Americans are subject to the trickle down syndrome hence its runs rampant in our society. America has NEVER been a democracy and they use it to continue their imperialist propaganda. 9-11 and WMS they were whoppers... More people die from dog bites than from terrorist attacks - why are we so STUPID to believe this $&*#
     -- RBESRQ     
    Like most addictions, easy to get into and hard to get out of.
     -- Mike, Norwalk     
    J Carlton, we should be a Republic instead of a Democracy. But I think we have became a Confussion. We are neither a Democracy nor a Republic.
     -- Wayne, Naples     
    ...right, it is fascism at this time....
     -- Abigail, Newport     
    Wayne, point taken. After 3 generations of general stupification by way ot the dept. of "Education" (read: Indoctrination) the majority of us seem to think everything that is...has always been. And the corrupted and non-functional system we have today can only be removed by abolishing the Federal Reserve...which is NOT Federal, has NO Reserves and is operated by foreign bankers who could care less for America's well being. God forbid we let these foreigners disarm us.
     -- J Carlton, Calgary     
    How ironic that this should appear along with a quote from Reagan. Obama is a bush-league liar compared to Reagan.
     -- L. Hanson, Edmonton, Canada     
    Carlton, you are correct. After generations of being indoctrinated we have created another problem in our society. That is that the youth of today have no perspective about the past on which to base their assumptions. To them history consists of only those thing that have happened during their lifetime. Anything before that has no meaning. This is why they can speak of treating the Constitution as some musty, dusty old dried piece of parchment with no relevance to today's society. Our youth have also been told that the world needs to be under a one-world government in which the UN should be the world's parliament and no doubt they are being told that Obama should be the next one-world president. As it is now, we have one-world labor unions who are behind the whole concept of a one-world government. They are responsible for much of the unrest in the Middle East right now.
     -- GunnyCee, Durham     
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