Tag Archives: lies

What Makes Secret Societies So Fascinating?

They’re Secret! Hiding in plain sight? No, not exactly. If you want to garner attention for your group, just tell the world that you have a secret, and watch as they beat a path to your door. But what if … Continue reading

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Was Trump Right about Hillary?

Hillary Rodham Clinton (October 26, 1947) The previous post about JFK Jr has brought my attention back to the way the world views Mrs. Clinton: on the left, she s a shining icon of feminist yearnings for the top political … Continue reading

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Pompeo vs. National Public Radio

He says that Mary Louise Kelly Lied to Him Twice. What? A politician claiming that a seasoned journalist lied to him? Pot-kettle-black… My cousin, John Miller, writing as The Journalism Doctor, has something to say about it. Trumping Truth Mary … Continue reading

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Can What You Don’t Know Hurt You?

Unacknowledged My daughter, Rosanna, and her husband watched this film on Netflix the other day. When they told me, I checked it out on YouTube. The whole film can be seen here:   So this film, by inference, raises the … Continue reading

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Ratting on the Washington Mafia

Michael Cohen’s Testimony I watched the CBS coverage for an hour on Wednesday morning. After that, I had to turn it off, because it was so uncomfortable. I have empathy for Cohen. He did some ‘very bad things’ on behalf … Continue reading

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Why Lie?

Is It Just the Nature of Public Life? Politicians lie. Everybody knows that. Is it because we ‘can’t handle the truth’? A couple of days ago, a Washington Post report asked the same question, referencing the fact that Robert Mueller’s … Continue reading

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More “Fake News”?

Would I lie to you? “For the record, I have no financial interests in Saudi Arabia (or Russia, for that matter). Any suggestion that I have is just more FAKE NEWS (of which there is plenty)!” (from a recent Trump … Continue reading

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It’s Just a Little Lie

Pinocchio’s Nose The story of the wooden toy that turned into a human boy is an excellent metaphor for Brett Kavanaugh’s life. But the only thing that’s different is that his nose doesn’t grow when he tells a lie. Instead, … Continue reading

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