About the lying on the left

March 19, 2014 

With all the vitriolic verbiage calling for muzzling conservatives in these pages as of late, perhaps it is time to review the long and not-so-proud heritage of the left to stifle free speech.

Within the academic field I am acutely aware of pressure to silence those who challenge everything from global warming to the allegedly endangered rattlesnakes of Lake Carlyle.

Hand in hand is the deliberate deception of the left, with a President Obama supporter recently conceding the president has repeatedly lied but saying the lies were for our own good.

This should come as no surprise as we move toward a totalitarian state, which naturally attracts all manner of people with personality disorders, misfits and the gullible.

Mark Godwin

Lebanon

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