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Lying Under Oath

Telling a lie to conceal the truth is a disgrace Everyone knows Trump is the consummate liar, It has been said that he lies mostly to save face But I believe he lies because his tongue is a fire. Like all persistent liars, he cannot help himself Having learned it’s a way to escape any blame For misdeeds he can simply put high on a shelf And deny any culpability because of his fame. It will be very hard for him to testify under oath For, by now, he cannot separate truth from a lie It is a predicament making him particularly loath Lying under oath will give us his final goodbye.
Written October 28, 2022

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Date: 10/28/2022 9:50:00 PM
I'm so afraid he will ooze out of it. Elizabeth
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L MILTON HANKINS
Date: 10/29/2022 9:05:00 AM
Me too, Elizabeth. And, what would that say about the American justice system?
Date: 10/28/2022 10:57:00 AM
I was raised to believe a man is only as good as his word, and Trump has proven his Oath as President was not worth the wasted breath. Trump lies so easily that a polygraph would be useless. Aloha!
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L MILTON HANKINS
Date: 10/28/2022 11:54:00 AM
I'm sure you are right about this, Rico. He lies so naturally that I'm not sure a polygraph would pick up on it.
Date: 10/28/2022 10:39:00 AM
I think lying is some sort of illness, they think if they lie enough people might start to believe them.. Tom
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L MILTON HANKINS
Date: 10/28/2022 11:54:00 AM
Unfortunately, Tom, many people do believe them.
Date: 10/28/2022 10:30:00 AM
If only wishes could make it so. I can't see him testifying, subpoenaed or not. It would be a verbal repeat of taking the 5th. He should be questioned while attached to a lie detector. Wouldn't that be interesting except for one fact... He's told the same lies so many times that it could be that he actually believes them.
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L MILTON HANKINS
Date: 10/28/2022 11:55:00 AM
That's the real rub, Jenna. As I said somewhere else, he lies so naturally that I'm not sure lies would register on his polygraph.
Date: 10/28/2022 9:18:00 AM
I hope the ending of your poem turns out to be true, Milton! Well said indeed!
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L MILTON HANKINS
Date: 10/28/2022 9:24:00 AM
Me, too, Ilene! Me, too. How he's gotten by for so long is a mystery to me.