Two paragraphs into Obama’s address disbelief engulfed me, having heard earlier in the night that Obama would introduce new programs (investments) to stimulate the economy and create jobs (A fallacy in itself because government is unable to do either. It can only provide the conditions under which the Free Market System can flourish to grow and establish business ventures with resulting job creation.).
To top it off Obama said, “Nothing I’m proposing tonight should increase our deficit by a single dime.”
When does a misstatement knowingly pronounced become a lie? Might it be true that the culture of lying has become so entrenched in American political culture that any deviation is swiftly punished? For example, people who question any part of the theory of man-caused global warming are branded “deniers.” End of discussion!
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