Friday, November 04, 2005

News Flash! Nobody Trusts Liars!

From the Sun Came Up This Morning Department: latest poll shows 58% of the sleepy-eyed public harbors doubts about the Boy King's personal integrity. One supposes that's what generally happens when mendacity dominates the presidential discourse, or to put it in the vernacular, when you lie all the time, people tend not to believe you.

Doomerosity Index: Elevated
Your daily shot of doomerism appears courtesy of Population Connection and no, it's not a fertility site (hint: formerly known as Zero Population Growth) but one concerned with the horrific impact homo sapiens has on the planet. Check out this fact sheet; highlights: the U.S. has 5% of the world's population but produces 25% of pollutants, 27,000 species become extinct every year, 80% of rain forests have been lost, if every one on Earth enjoyed the U.S.'s "non-negotiable" lifestyle, it would require the resources of 3 additional Earths, and so on.

2 comments:

Borderblogger said...

You are quite right. People don't
trust liars. Bushie is a big liar.
His latest: "We don't torture
people". Yet, he says he will veto McCain's bill outlawing the torture of political prisoners. Isn't that inconsistent with his
statement? The Veep wants an exception for the CIA. The Veep
is upset that someone leaked to
the press about the CIA's secret
prisons (where they torture people). He wants an investigation. And so on and so on.

Chaos said...

Oh yes, we must find the person who leaked the location of our secret torture chambers...obviously, Vice is not conversant with the Second Law of Thermodynamics, which in this case would state that leaks are inevitable...