examples of gov't lying to the people?greenspun.com : LUSENET : TimeBomb 2000 (Y2000) : One Thread
What are some examples of the government lying to the general population (for our own good, of course)? Off the top of my head I can think of the syphilis experiments, bombing Cambodia, "I did not have sex with that woman..." and a few others. But there must be zillions of examples. It might be a good idea to remind ourselves of this historic track record and keep it mind when we hear pronouncements from Koskinen, Jane Garvey, Rossotti, and even, I hate to say it, Sen Ben.
-- bill dunn (email@example.com), October 30, 1998
It's not lying, it's "spin".
-- Mike (firstname.lastname@example.org), October 30, 1998.
I think it all depends on what your definition of "is" is.
-- Nevada 420 (email@example.com), October 30, 1998.
Another thread on this is 'A big clinton mess' in general/awareness
examples of government lying abound.
-- me2 (firstname.lastname@example.org), October 31, 1998.