Lie Detector Test

by | Feb 4, 2006 | Stress Blog

Here is how to know if George Bush is lying: There is an assertion coming out of his mouth:

“This terrorist surveillance program has helped prevent terrorist attacks.”

Now come the facts:

“The National Security Agency’s secret domestic spying hasn’t nabbed any Al Qaeda agents in the U.S. since the Sept. 11 attacks, FBI Director Robert Mueller told Congress yesterday.Mueller told the Senate Intelligence Committee that his agents get “a number of leads from the NSA,” but he made it clear Osama Bin Laden’s henchmen weren’t at the end of the trail.”

This statement would seem to contradict the Leader, who has also claimed,

“If you’re at war, and you’re trying to stop an enemy from attacking you, why in the world would you want to tell the enemy what they’re doing to stop them, because they’ll adjust. (Applause.) So I’ve authorized NSA to listen to a phone call from outside the United States in, or inside the United States out. In other words, this is not a program where we’re listening to phone calls inside the United States. One of the people making the call has to be al Qaeda, suspected al Qaeda, and/or affiliate.

…We are safeguarding your liberties. (Applause.)”

Not that the NSA hasn’t been tapping us all for years, I just like to remind people that Bush enjoys lying straight to your face at least as much as the Mad Bomber Bill Clinton did.

Update: Read this.

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