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GreenArrow Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-24-09 11:00 PM
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12. Because people believe them,
it's as simple as that.

"The more we do to you, the less you seem to believe we are doing it."
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  -Why do we hear so many easy to disprove lies? JohnnyRingo  Aug-24-09 10:07 PM   #0 
  - They throw up shit,and see what sticks.  Swede   Aug-24-09 10:09 PM   #1 
  - I would like to think Obama's decling approval rating....  deep1   Aug-24-09 10:19 PM   #3 
  - "looking presidential" has a LOT to do with HOW OTHERS TREAT YOU  unblock   Aug-24-09 10:53 PM   #9 
  - Theres no one to blame but the MSM  DJ13   Aug-24-09 10:18 PM   #2 
  - It is more of an organized attempt to distract people from listening to  jwirr   Aug-24-09 10:22 PM   #4 
  - They muddy the water so bad it's hard for most people  shraby   Aug-24-09 10:22 PM   #5 
  - The problem is ... we don't have a real news media to debunk the lies.  BattyDem   Aug-24-09 10:36 PM   #6 
  - That's the problem.  onestepforward   Aug-24-09 10:52 PM   #8 
  - "They legitimize the lie by acting as if it's a valid topic that's worthy of discussion"  deep1   Aug-24-09 11:03 PM   #13 
  - I call it Artificial Turbulence - The Right are masters at this media manipulation technique  BadGimp   Aug-24-09 10:51 PM   #7 
  - This is the legacy of "Greed is Good"  omega minimo   Aug-24-09 10:56 PM   #10 
  - We have a right wing that's willing to lie their asses off  Arkana   Aug-24-09 10:56 PM   #11 
  - Because people believe them,  GreenArrow   Aug-24-09 11:00 PM   #12 
  - neocons know what they're doing. They also know they get away with anything  upi402   Aug-24-09 11:08 PM   #14 
  - Outstanding post  Egnever   Aug-24-09 11:08 PM   #15 
  - I heard it explained about 6 years ago, by a pundit telling a lie.  Cogito ergo doleo   Aug-24-09 11:08 PM   #16 
  - About 40% of the population believes in creationism.  laconicsax   Aug-24-09 11:25 PM   #17 
  - There are two issues here.  AdHocSolver   Aug-25-09 12:48 AM   #18 
 

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