The Disaffected Lib: The Politics of Lying, An Essay by Henry Giroux

When it comes to politics and lying the two seem to go hand in glove.  We’ve always considered politicians a bit shady, willing to bend the truth to suit their purposes.  Yet it can be difficult to distinguish outright lying from differences of opinion, selective perception, variances in grasp and understanding.  If I have no ...

Dead Wild Roses: Lying for Fashion

I learned very early on that following The Fashion just wasn’t worth the hassle and that it just didn’t deliver what it promised. When I was three years old, I thought it would be super cool to have spiky hair. And for the first little while, it was cool. But every day, I had sit ...

The Scott Ross: Conservatives Lied About F-35 Contract

Peter MacKay lied. In 2010 Defense Minister Peter MacKay said many times that the F-35 was selected in an open, competitive, and transparent process, this is contradicted be the Auditor General Michael Ferguson who has said there was no competition, that the costly $25 billion, and growing, contract was indeed sole-sourced. May 27 2010 – ...

The Scott Ross: Peter MacKay Hid Billions In F-35 Costs

kirbycairo: Lying is Government Policy. . . .

Yesterday Andrew Coyne (once the great apologist for the Harpercons) tore a strip of Peter MacKay and the Government in general so long and so deep that if these events were taking place a generation ago we would see the entire cabinet resign in disgrace. Coyne demonstrates that MacKay (and the government in general) has ...