There are enough Bush people here to get a chuckle, and enough Gore people to cause at least one nasty retort.
Al Gore and His Lies:
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
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
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
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, "Look
For 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
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?)