Monday, October 31, 2022

How Do You Successfully Lie To 300 Million People

How Do You Successfully Lie To 300 Million People

John Nantz |

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Joe Biden is a pathological liar. That’s easy to prove. Just about every public statement that he’s made is an outright lie. His claims about his law school career and standing were false. He claimed to have marched during the civil rights movement — a lie. He’s lied repeatedly, boldly about Hunter’s corrupt business dealings, and his intimate relationship to them. He’s spent 47 years stacking lie upon lie, building a colossal monument to his depravity and to the public’s gullibility. 

Biden lied about COVID, the efficacy of the “vaccine,” the necessity of lockdowns, and the utility of masks. He’s lying about the border crisis, and how it will deform our Republic. He and his administration are lying about inflation — a trip to the grocery store or gas pump will prove that lie. He and his stooges continue to lie about January 6th, in particular about three police officers who were killed that day — a tragedy that never actually occurred. 

Recently, he lied about how his son Beau died, claiming he was killed in Iraq when, in fact, he died of brain cancer at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in 2009. You may be tempted to give Biden a pass on that bizarre statement, but Biden is speaking out of the dark and twisted lair that is his soul — a lifetime of lies is now manifesting itself through his dementia. 

Biden lies as a matter of course. We all know it, and far too many of us ignore it. 

One of my favorite lines from NYT best selling author Andy Andrews is, have you ever noticed when you lie to them [politicians] it’s a crime, but when they lie to us it’s just politics? You can find this profound statement in Andy’s book, How Do You Kill 11 Million People? It’s an obvious statement, but have you really thought about it? Isn’t it patently totalitarian to prosecute citizens for an immoral act politicians commit practically as often as they breathe? Why don’t we modify Andy’s question and ask:

How do you successfully lie to 300 million people?

The consequence of allowing our politicians to lie to us is dire. Most of the time, it seems innocuous. We sometimes tell what we like to call “little white lies” in an effort to spare someone’s feelings or to just get along. But lies, even the small ones, corrupt. It’s like saltwater dripping on a bar of iron, causing oxidation, a loosening of molecular bonds — a process invisible to the eye but insidious, relentless, and resulting in the destruction of what was once whole and strong. 

Lies act as a corrosive to societal relationships from the most basic between a husband and wife, to the civil society at large. Should you choose to consult God on the matter, He takes a rather dim view of the lie:

“These six things doth the LORD hate:…A false witness that speaketh lies, and he that soweth discord among brethren.” — Proverbs 6: 16, 19 

For a generation indoctrinated to believe that God is just love, it may be jarring to learn that He does hate. God is love, but He is also holy. In fact, one cannot exist without the other and truth is the soil from which love draws its vitality, it “rejoiceth not in iniquity, but rejoiceth in the truth.” — I Corinthians 13:6

This has been obvious to the best minds as well, “The truth of things is the chief nutriment of superior intellects.” — Leonardo da Vinci 

Joe Biden, and people like him are, at their core, very small people. They are the progeny of history’s dull demagogues who sought to enslave people throughout all time. Their chief weapon is the lie, since their minds are impotent to compete successfully in the robust marketplace of ideas. They are the slovenly, backward, and despicable spawn of their infernal father whom God hates and who superior minds deplore. Why would a sane people grant such people access to the levers of state power? 

As a famous and successful liar once said, “How fortunate for leaders that men do not think. Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually people will believe it.” It’s as easy as calling a piece of legislation the “Inflation Reduction Act.” This piece of legislation, demonstrably, will not positively impact inflation as promised. It will make it worse by channeling vast amounts of newly created money into pork barrel troughs. Liars love to play semantic games. Using the title “Inflation Reduction Act” is a big lie, it’s simple, and politicians have been regurgitating it ceaselessly. At the risk of sounding hyperbolic, it’s as if they’ve taken a page out of Hitler’s playbook and used his quote above as their strategy. 

How do you successfully lie to 300 million people? Make the lie big, make it simple, and keep repeating it. 

So how does it affect you if your representatives are dishonest? Practically speaking, it results in less money in your wallet when law makers create an immoral tax code beyond the comprehension of any individual. It also creates an environment which results in the adoption of an unethical money system — the creation of fiat currency, easily manipulated and resulting in cycles of inflation, eroding your ability to afford even the essentials. Lying politicians also create suffering as we all witnessed during the COVID pandemic. 

Ultimately, allowing our political leaders to lie leads to atrocity — millions of Jews can attest to the horror of that reality. 

The corruption in American politics can be addressed and reversed. As part of Andy Andrews’ new Life Skills Project, you can participate directly in the solution. I’ve partnered with Andy in presenting a three week interactive Zoom seminar, during which truth is understood, discussed, and practically applied to effect change in our lives, communities, and nation. Join us here and discover what we can do in November and beyond.

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