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> Take this for what it is worth-I don't have time to check it out but
> maybe some of you do and can let us know if this is true or not?
> Reprinted from the Internet News Bureau article "Al Gore's 21 Lies"
> >DO WE REALLY NEED ANOTHER PATHOLOGICAL LIAR FOR PRESIDENT?
> >
> >  FICTION: Al Gore recently claimed that his mother-in-law pays more
> >  than $100.00 for the arthritis medicine Lodine; and he claims that
> his
> >dog  takes the same medicine for $37.00, claiming "This is wrong!"
> >FACT: Gore's aides were quick to apologize for Gore's lie, saying the
> >information was from a Democratic study. Washington newspapers also
> >reported that Al Gore wasn't even sure his mother-in-law was taking any
>
> >medication and wasn't even sure she had arthritis. And, he doesn't know
>
> >anything about his dog's "arthritis".
> >
> >FICTION: Al Gore said his father, a senator, was a champion of
> >civil rights during the 1960's.
> >FACT:  Gore's father voted against the landmark Civil Rights Act of
> >1964 and was a racist who was fond of using the "N" word.
> >
> >FICTION: Al Gore said that his sister was the very first person to join
>
> >the Peace Corps.
> >FACT: By the time Gore's sister joined the Peace Corps, there were
> >already over 100 members.
> >
> >FICTION: The same sister died of lung cancer years later and Gore
> >vowed to never accept tobacco money as campaign contributions.
> >FACT:  Just four years later, while campaigning for office, Gore
> >spoke to the tobacco industry and said he was one of them because
> >"I've planted it, raised it, cut it, and dried it." He raised over
> $100,000
> in
> >"reported" contributions.
> >
> >FICTION: While running for office, Gore's campaign literature claimed
> >he was a "Brilliant Student".
> >FACT: Washington newspapers said he barely passed Harvard and
> >consistently earned D's and C's.
> >FICTION: Gore claims an extensive knowledge of law as a result of
> >his extensive study at law school.
> >FACT: Al Gore dropped out of law school.
> >
> >FICTION: Gore claimed that his knowledge of God and spirituality
> >came to complete fruition while "finishing" divinity school.
> >FACT:  Al Gore dropped out of divinity school.
> >
> >FICTION: Al Gore claimed responsibility for inventing the Internet
> >in the 1990's.
> >FACT : Shocked scientists were quick to speak out, explaining that
> >the Internet had been in widespread use by government and educational
> >institutions since the early 1970's.
> >
> >FICTION: Al Gore claimed the book "Love Story" was based on his
> >life and Tipper's.
> >FACT: Author Erich Segal called a press conference to deny his claim.
> >(Couldn't he at least lie about a love story where his sweetheart
> >doesn't die?"
> >FICTION : Gore claimed that as a reporter for a Nashville
> >newspaper, his stories led to the arrests of numerous corrupt
> criminals.
> >FACT: He later apologized for his claim and actually said it was
> >untrue (Also known as lying).
> >
> >FICTION: Gore claims to increase diversity in the staff that
> >follows him daily, especially among blacks.
> >FACT:  Black members of the Secret Service are suing because they
> >claim they are not being promoted to positions guarding the
> Vice-President.
> >FICTION: Al Gore said he was the first to discover the Love Canal
> >nuclear accident.
> >FACT: The incident was already discovered, being investigated, and
> >covered widely in the press for many months before Gore was aware of
> it.
> >FICTION: Gore said just recently that if elected president, he
> >would put harsh sanctions on the sleazy producers of Hollywood's
> extreme
> >sex and violence.
> >FACT:  Just six days later, Gore attended a fundraiser by
> >Hollywood producers and radical gay activists where he told them that
> he
> >would only pretend to "nudge them" if elected. He raised over $4
> million.
> >FICTION: Al Gore said he built his Tennessee home with his bare hands.
> >FACT : Totally false!
> >
> >FICTION: Al Gore says parents should not have a choice between
> >private and public schools because public schools are far better.
> >TRUTH : Al Gore attended private school and he has sent his
> >children  to private schools.
> >
> >FICTION: Al Gore remembers his mother lulling him to sleep as a
> >baby by singing the popular ditty, "Wear The Union Label".
> >FACT: The popular ditty was created by the unions when Gore was 27
> >years old.
> >FICTION: Al Gore claimed to co-sponsor the McCain-Feingold
> >Campaign Reform Act.
> >FACT:  The Act was not sponsored until he had been out of office
> >for over a year.
> >
> >FICTION: Al Gore claims to be instrumental in keeping gas prices
> >low.
> >FACT: Gore has voted on numerous occasions to raise the tax on
> >gasoline. In his book "Earth In The Balance" Gore claims that the
> nation's
> >Number One enemy is the internal combustion engine. (That's the motor
> >in your vehicle that gets you to work and takes your kids to school)
> >
> >FICTION: Gore pretends to champion the rights of poor women to be
> >tested regularly for breast cancer with the most modern technology.
> >FACT: While giving a speech on the subject in September, Gore
> >didn't know what a mammogram was.
> >FICTION: AL Gore promised Florida's senior citizens that they
> >would finally have low-cost drugs with no interference from government.
>
> >FACT: Gore's plan calls for the creation of a huge federal agency
> >that would tell you which doctor you are allowed to see in order to get
>
> >the "special rates".
> >
> >FACT: Al Gore told NBC's Lisa Meyers that he had never told a lie.
> >When Meyers pressed harder, "You've never told a lie?!" Gore said, "Not
>
> >that I know of." SOUND FAMILIAR?
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...to echo some earlier comments.  What does this have to do with learning assistance??


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Cheers;
Aaron Lorenzen

Assistant Director of Student Services
Cleveland Chiropractic College
Kansas City, Missouri