43 Peter Williams - Presume I'm from Missouri - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mark of Lewiston
    • 16.02.10 | 10:25 (IST)

    I used to live once in Missouri, the "Show Me" state. Governments lie, all of them. My father, a former US Army officer, set up the nuclear defense plan for the California prison system. And he chuckled when I was being taught "Duck n Cover." And when governments aren't lying, they are sometimes mistaken. Show me some real evidence. Cheney and Bush lied and nearly 5000 American kids died in Iraq. There might be more credibility if that hadn't happened. But Cheney continues to lie and he's a politician. Obama's a politician, too. Johnson lied about the Tonkin Gulf. Nixon lied about Vietnam and Cambodia and Laos. Netanyahu is a politician and so is Livni and Barak and Diskin. All politicians lie, except while stealing.

    from the article: World powers urge Iran to accept standing nuclear offer
    First published 02:25 15.02.10 | Last updated 23:10 15.02.10
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