Lol

Jump to Last Post 1-3 of 3 discussions (4 posts)
  1. profile image0
    JaxsonRaineposted 6 years ago

    So, I was in a somewhat bad mood, sorry Cody smile

    Nothing cheers me up like listening to lying politicians...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=pl … aQUU2ZL6D8

    1. Quilligrapher profile image84
      Quilligrapherposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Hey Jaxson, Having a nice Sunday?

      Nothing muddies political discussions more than extreme rhetoric that is intended to distort facts. I often wonder why so many like to make statements that are not true. Take this You-Tube link for example.

      There is no lie in this 90-second segment. President Obama said, “ I am pledging to cut the deficit we inherited by half by the end of my first term in office.” Most people know the difference between a lie and a promise to do something. I think a fair and unbiased observer would have taken a more honest stance and said something like “the President has, so far, failed to keep his promise to cut the deficit.”

      Then, at least, another fair and unbiased observer could reply, “you are right, he did not keep that promise. However, President Obama has kept about 200 other promises so far in his first term. They are listed at
      http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter … mise-kept/ .”

      As a result, both fair and unbiased observers could have an intelligent discussion based upon real facts instead of explaining why failing to keep a promise is not a lie. What do you think?

      I hope you enjoy what is left of the weekend, Jaxson.
      http://s2.hubimg.com/u/6919429.jpg

  2. Mesha Minnerman profile image61
    Mesha Minnermanposted 6 years ago

    I love  your statement...nothing cheer me up like listening to lying politicians...it makes me wonder why do presidential candidates run on false pretenses...and why do we believe these lies?

  3. gmwilliams profile image85
    gmwilliamsposted 6 years ago

    Many politicians are showpersons.   They get into politics not as a public service to help humanity but to further their own career goals.   They view politics as a means for publicity and popularity.   They want the adulation and attention that being in a public office bestows.   They also are in love with the lure of power.    Power can be quite an aphrodisiac.   To these politicians, to be powerful is the be and end all. 

    These politicians view the voting public as bait.   They know how gullible the public can be so they lure the latter with promise to assuage what ails the latter.    The latter, believing these politicians, are not aware of the bait until it is too late.   People have to learn to use discernment regarding politicians and not be too eager to give their power away!

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)