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Lee Wrights: Lies, damn lies and presidential statements


by R. Lee Wrights

BURNET, Texas (March 31) – In politics, there are lies, damn lies and presidential statements. Nine days after taking the United States into another immoral, unnecessary and unconstitutional war based on lies and distortions, President Obama continued to compound and expand the deceit. Everything about this action has been a lie, from the claims used to justify the action, to the bogus U.N. resolution crafted to give it an air of legality, to the implementation of the phony “no-fly zone.”

It should now be clear to anyone that the United States has intervened in a Libyan civil war on the side of the rebels. Just a day after President Obama said this action was not about removing Moammar Gadhafi from power by force, Secretary of State Clinton said the United States and our allies were considering arming the rebels, an action which would be a violation of the U.N. resolution that supposedly authorized this attack.


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