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The Most Unforgettable Lies From Prominent Americans

Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel & Craig Kanalley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Glenn Beck may have been caught lying, but he's far from the first American to do so. Plenty of prominent people in American history have stretched...

Leaping To Conclusions Is For Louts

Pamela Meyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Pamela Meyer

A deception epidemic is upon us. When confronted with difficult decisions, don't act while the judicious, fair-minded, and enlightened jury--even if it's only the one in your own head--is still out.

Gulf's Dolphins: 'Man Needs to Make Right Their Waters'

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Georgianne Nienaber

"Diviner than the Dolphin is nothing yet created, for indeed they were aforetime men and lived in cities along with mortals. They exchanged the land f...

Shakespeare: Don't Like the News, Then Kill the Messenger

Robert Weller | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Weller

While the U.S. is seeking to find allies who might arrest Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, there are other stories out there that they should be worrying about. One is Pat Tillman.

Pak's Co-Efficient of Sketchiness

Jane Pak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jane Pak

The sketchiness of an individual is measured, like the skewness of any given real-valued variable, by the combination of several dimensions of behavior.

The BP Deepwater Oil Disaster: What if it Were Virginia?

Kert Davies | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kert Davies

Until last week, Big Oil had duped everyone into thinking that drilling was harmless, and that drilling for more oil domestically would solve our energy problems and our economic woes.

Less Input and More "Innerput": Take Time to Internalize Information

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Dr. Jim Taylor

As of a few weeks ago, there were more than 21 billion pages on the Web.

Big Liars and the Voters Who Love Them

Bob Burnett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Burnett

It's not surprising that Republicans oppose the Obama Administration - they want to suck up to the rich by maintaining the status quo. And it's not s...

Is Mark Kirk Fit to Serve?

Scott Foval | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Scott Foval

It would appear that Congressman Mark Kirk's embellishments are much more widespread than was previously known.

This Is Your Society on Oil

Rahna Reiko Rizzuto | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rahna Reiko Rizzuto

With the breathtaking pace of technological advancement, most of us wait for the next generation, or the competition's answer, before deciding what to buy. Everything becomes obsolete so fast. Why not oil?

Ben Craw

Bill O'Reilly Defends Lie By Lying Some More (VIDEO) | Ben Craw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Yesterday we presented a highlight reel showing all the times people on Fox News had claimed that you could go to prison if you don't buy government-m...

Me, Kirk, Blumenthal, Palin and Pinocchio: Lying or not?

James M. Lynch | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
James M. Lynch

We have to somehow learn on our own how to identify the lies for what they are and what they intend, and decide which are acceptable.

March 24: Harry Houdini's Birthday

Sophie Pollitt-Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Sophie Pollitt-Cohen

The City Diner Escape: Harry locked himself in the bathroom at City Diner and then got out. This may not seem like a lot, but the lock there is really confusing.


Shan Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Shan Wells

That's right, actually getting a solid estimate of the amount of poison that is currently geysering into the waters of the Gulf is not desirable, or even really that important.

News Flash: Oil Companies Sometimes Lie

Matthew Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Matthew Smith

The yes or no question remains: will Total, Chevron, and PTTEP do something positive for Burma and disclose details of their last 18 years of payments to the junta?

Ahmadinejad says U.S. is lying about Sept 11 attacks

Mike Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Green

Iran's president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, accused the United States of fabricating the facts regarding the attacks of Sept. 11, according to a March 6 re...

Sex, Lies, Scandals and Governor David Paterson

John Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John Robinson

I am very disappointed in David Paterson. Our governor broke the rules he is supposed to uphold. More than that, he had an opportunity to be a leader...

The Biggest Health Care Lie of All

Stephen Gyllenhaal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Gyllenhaal

Every single Right Wing Senator whole-heartedly supports single payer Health Care coverage wholly paid for by the Federal Government because he has it. His whole family has it.

CPAC: O'Keefe is Our Hero (VIDEO)

Mike Papantonio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Papantonio

Ann Coulter last week told the media there was hope for the conservative movement in America. Coulter said she was inspired by the small but enthusia...

A Post 9/11 Lie

SaraKay Smullens | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
SaraKay Smullens

I wish I had never been terrified, turning to a lie for comfort. I know that in today's world, such "comforts" are far more trouble than they are worth.

Chevron's Blogger Propagandists: Accuse First, Ask (No) Questions Later

Paul Paz y Miño | Posted 12.17.2009 | Green
Paul Paz y Miño

We would like to introduce you to a few of the "pro-Chevron" bloggers out there, and the groundless claims they made in the aftermath of September's phony "bribery scandal."

Peace On Earth

Stephen Gyllenhaal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Gyllenhaal

It's not going to happen here in the United States -- peace -- not in this coming year, not in my lifetime, or in many lifetimes.

Do Relationships Need Lies to Survive?

Bella DePaulo | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bella DePaulo

I draw a big line between little lies and big ones. Serious lies -- the big time betrayals of trust -- are probably never good for relationships of any kind. Little lies are often a different matter entirely.

Afghanistan Nightmare: the Only Light in this Dark Tunnel

Stephen Gyllenhaal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Gyllenhaal

The dream of Obama is now dead. He has turned out to be, as I had begun to fear a few months back, really just like the others that came before him.

New Year's Resolutions: 'The Show Me' State Of Mind

James M. Lynch | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
James M. Lynch

Here's my challenge to you: In this coming year let's light this world up with positive energy and a life of joy and possibility. But don't just tell me. Show me.