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In the sixties, they lied about the number of dead in Vietnam.
Women are more likely to have lied to get out of a social event (36% women vs.
According to this version, Gore lied when he said it was he who "`had the first hearing on that issue .
President as the adulterer who lied to us about the very lies we've told ourselves, how could we possibly avoid confronting his--our--most vile prevarication of all?
An upstanding 54% said they had not lied on their resumes because "I don't need to lie.
Clinton has lied to us, deceived us, and then covered up his deceptions about something which, however odious, we did not need to know about and caused no one to lose a life.
With the notable exception of bachelor Grover Cleveland, who admitted having an affair with one Maria Halpin, they concealed their past and sometimes even lied about it.
That is, they all require the company to have lied for the purpose of deceiving the Government into paying for, and accepting delivery of, substandard parts.
In a survey of consumers, 18 per cent admitted mendacity by mobile, 27 per cent had fibbed by text and 27 per cent had lied by email.
The writer wrote: ``Knowing how our ex-president lied about everything, I realized that he must be lying about the advantages in voting for Proposition 87.
We would remind whoever we can that President Polk lied to the nation about the reason for going to war with Mexico in 1846.
There's a very good chance that one-third of them lied on their resume.
All these groups agreed that lying was common; that they, themselves, sometimes lied; that they were aware that they were frequently lied to--even sometimes while the lies were being spun: and that they rarely did anything about these lies.
Alterman shows how FDR lied to Congress and even to his closest aides about a number of off-the-record agreements he had made with Soviet premier Joseph Stalin at Yalta.
They may use perception management statements, such as "I could never hurt someone," "Lying is below me," "I have never lied," "I would never lie," or "I would never do such a thing," all of which should alert investigators to the possibility of deception.