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Loss of Faith

Posted by Rick · December 29th, 2004 · No Comments

I thought about placing this under “Politics-in-General” and then realized that it’s really much more serious than mere politics. It’s a huge Social Issue.

In either a gargantuan slip of the tongue or a momentous gaffe departing from the Bush Administration-approved timeline, Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld told troops in Iraq that the Sept. 11 flight over Pennsylvania was “shot down.” John Byrne, Secretary Rumsfeld says Sept. 11 flight over Pennsylvania was ‘shot down’ (December 27, 2004) The Blue Lemur.

I’ve danced around this question before. I’ve drawn very close to asking it outright. Let me ask now: “How would we know if our government lied to us?”

I’m not saying they did. I’m asking: How would we know?

If you’ve time, read the comments posted to the article I linked above.

Categories: Social Issues


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