It is amazing how differently different people see things. I suspect much of these differences boil down to simply which news broadcasts and
If only we could have news stations like the
It's not surprising we become so one-sided when we are given only one side's opinions. And most of them are not even opinions; often they're outright lies.
But we don't admit that they could be lies, because they are "our" opinions; we've heard them so often that not only do we believe them, we believe that we thought of them.
Take Ilene O'Connell's recent letter in which she talks about
(Incidentally, gas was $1.40 a gallon when
Ms. O'Connell mentions deficits. Former President Bush doubled the national debt, and
And why do I see no mention of the fact that the Dow Jones industrial average nearly doubled under Mr. Obama, from 7,000 to over 13,000, while Mr. Bush saw it go down, from 12,000 to 7,000?
There are "facts" aplenty on both sides of the argument, but we seem to only want to quote "our" facts while giving no credence whatever to those of our opponents.