Friday, May 30, 2008

The favorite trick of despots

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When people fail to say to the truth they are apt to become strongly deluded and believe a lie instead. This has been the favorite trick of despots and dictators throughout the ages. US President George W. Bush, Vice President Dick Cheney and their crew lied day after day, and the media flooded the US and the world with their lies about weapons of mass destruction, which they claimed to know the specific amounts and locations of. They told lies about Iraq producing atomic bombs, with lies about Iraqi drones that could carry bombs and chemicals all the way to the US, and the list of lies goes on and on. It's disgusting that Bush could lie his way into the Iraq war, causing the deaths of hundreds of thousands of Iraqis and the deaths of 4,000 American soldiers, not to mention the scores wounded on both sides, and not suffer any consequences for it. Congress hasn't impeached him - after all, they lie as much as he does - and the American people are either ignorant, apathetic, powerless, or figure they can't do anything about the whole affair, so they don't even try.

Ted Rudow III,MA
United States
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