Lying doth never prosper

Dennis Putnam dap1 at MINDSPRING.COM
Sat Aug 30 17:54:54 MDT 1997


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At 07:24 PM 8/29/97 -0500, you wrote:
>August 28, 1997
>
> "Lying doth never prosper, what's the reason?
> For if it prosper, none dare call it lying."
>
> Sir John Harrington spoke this of treason in his day.
>
>     Today's "treason" is the abject lying of the president
>and his administration. It denegrates our nation's
>inherent self esteem necessary for its viable governance.
>We ignore it at our peril.
>

What I cannot begin to fathom is why so may are so willing to accept this
behavior, indeed some even try to justify it. I know the usual arguments
about everybody has something in their wallet and Blockbuster has their
favorite video read to go every Friday night.  Have so many Americans become
so self centered and complacent that they will allow themselves to be boiled
like the provebial frog?

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