Skip to comments.When Untruth Undermines Democracy
Posted on 06/20/2013 5:08:53 AM PDT by KaslinEdited on 06/20/2013 5:59:22 AM PDT by Sidebar Moderator. [history]
Truth is the lifeblood of democracy. Without honesty, the foundations of consensual government crumble.
If the Internal Revenue Service acts unlawfully, our voluntary system of citizens computing their own taxes implodes.
Yet Lois Lerner, one of the IRS's top officials, would not answer simple questions about her agency's conduct during congressional testimony, instead pleading the Fifth Amendment. Any taxpayer who tried that with an IRS auditor would end up fined and in court.
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The USA does not care about TRUTH.
The people do.
Not the Congress or the lying agencies. Not anymore.
TWA800? No problem. Ignore 200 witnesses.
Benghazi? No problem. LOCK UP OF THE WITNESSES.
Birth certificate? No problem. Witnesses are killed.
When does it end?
Simply stop calling this crime the “IRS scandal” The country was given a glimpse and only a glimpse of Obama’s commissars in action as they administer Obama’s criminal enterprise. The commissars are firmly in control of the Federal bureaucracy including the military. These agencies are not directed by low level apparatchiks.
Greek tragedy: Obama's fatal flaw is that he is too perfect and flawless for the media to even evaluate him objectively - if they feel squeamish about their Dear Leader's actions, it's merely because they are not intelligent enough to understand The One's greatness.
Lies, envy. prejudice, and greed are the lifeblood of democracy, which is why our Founders were terrified of it.
We should be, too.
We have all the laws needed for a self-sufficient and sovereign nation
Obama is trying to shift the entire government (indeed the entire U.S. society) to a new foundation based on liberalism/post modernism/atheism/gayness/perversion/tolerance.
Got news for Obama...it won't work!
We can see our government and our society in a slo-mo process of disintegration. It is crumbling and will continue to crumble until we shift everything back to its original and intended foundation.
Revolt is coming.
If one has to lie to stop the Tea Party or Fox News, then it is not quite seen by this administration as a lie.
In 0bama's native 'religion', it's called Taqiyya.
I know I am going to open up pandoras box with this, but here it is.
We need a Fairness Doctrine. That’s right. We need all liberal leaning shows that pretend to be news t identify themselves throughout the broadcast. I say every 5 minutes.
We need newspapers to identify their articles as liberal commentary.
We need all shows that are liberal to have a conservative counterpoint to them. And all shows will be removed from the federal dole. That means NPR and PBS. Sesame Street can move to the cartoon channel.
Finally, lying is punishable by 1million dollar first offense to both the show and the host, the show is removed for 1 year on second offense and show is taken off air permanently after the 3rd offense.
Now Ms. Maddow, as you were saying about the Tea Party?
This is our future. It is very close.
We have a problem: http://youtu.be/VruUP_FecEY
I usually like reading Hanson’s thoughts on stuff, but this morning he sounds like the mayor of Cleveland.
Corruption has always been in DC since the time I was born and that means it was there long before then too. Except the American people don’t do anything about it and in many cases we’re helpless once these criminals get elected to office. An example that comes to mind is Rubio, who so looked like conservative, but now is revealed as a scam artist. Having to wait between elections to get rid of people like him, who have committed fraud by any other standard is wrong. Instead he gets to stay there, become institutionalized as part of the DC landscape and win over the 47%.
Personally I do believe that the 0bama regime is committing blackmail on a scale to which we have no comprehension. And they can get away with it, because none are innocent. There is always a turning point in a dictators rise to power where he purges the last of his adversaries. History shows this is a bloody thing, but we are witnessing a bloodless coup de etat. When secular morality controls society there are no real morals, there is no real truth.
In order to reverse much of this we must turn to the Bible. The lesson of ‘cast the first stone,’ is one which comes to mind. 0bama’s regime is like the mob gathered around getting ready to stone the adulteress. She did not run to Jesus, he instead went into the stoning pit to save her. We need to carefully connect with republican congresscritters, and be like Jesus for them. Forgiveness is a powerful force when used in the battle against corruption and sinful leaders.
It is interesting that the left often hunts up the sex scandal to destroy candidates. Think about that for a while...how they use it to bring down people. And then think about Jesus, the adulteress, and the mob.
I didn’t know the author copyrighted his articles.
The Powers That Be have no interest in objective truth - they manufacture their own subjective truths as needed.
We watched that goofy movie, “Cloud Atlas” the other night. The whole thing was worth it for the scene where the oriental girl tells the interrogator, “There are no versions of the truth. There is only One Truth.” [He explained that to Pilate...]