Skip to comments.The Truth About Lying's Consequences
Posted on 04/24/2014 6:28:07 AM PDT by Aspenhuskerette
You cant handle the truth! Jack Nicholson shouted at Tom Cruise during the climactic court-martial scene in the movie A Few Good Men.
Caught in a lie that exposed his above-the-law mentality, Nicholsons character, Col. Jessup, justifies his lawlessness, declaring, I have neither the time nor the inclination to explain myself to a man who rises and sleeps under the blanket of the very freedom that I provide, and then questions the manner in which I provide it!
Its a riveting scene, pitting security against the rule of law. But before agreeing with Jessup that lawfulness conflicts with freedom, Think Again.
In fact, both truthfulness and equality under the law are essential to freedom, justice and the trust that binds civil society.
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After the election when his lies are exposed, sometimes by the MSM even, the Dems declare :
‘We won the election. The people chose us again. Republicans just cant accept the election results. Its disrespectful to call a POTUS a liar. They do it because Obama is black’
Good article. Thanks for posting.
I would like to point out that the character that stated that “truth” was the ANTagonist.
In a twisted way, it’s how holloweird and the media insulate themselves, NOT ONLY FROM THE TRUTH,
but the consequences of their lies as well.
None other than the devil could be so twistedly “subtil”.
You ROCK Huskerette! I wish there were more like you here in western Colorado. Keep up the good work.
My view is that Catherine Englebrecht (and her vote fraud prevention activities) is a far more sympathetic figure with which to make the government over-reach/corruption arguments than is Cliven Bundy, especially for women.