History Main / ThatLiarLies

3rd Mar '17 4:19:18 AM manofwarb
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* Creator/AlFranken wrote a book called ''Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them'', accusing the entire UsefulNotes/GeorgeWBush administration of this trope as relates to the Iraq invasion.
22nd Feb '17 9:03:57 AM SteveMB
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* Creator/DonaldTrump accused the media of lying about [[http://www.factcheck.org/2017/01/the-facts-on-crowd-size/ the size of the crowds at his inauguration]], despite multiple photos and videos (as well as Metro ridership data) showing that the number of attendees at Barack Obama's 2009 inauguration was significantly higher. Trump's press secretary Sean Spicer repeated the accusation at his first press conference, claiming that ''"Some members of the media were engaged in deliberately false reporting,"'' and that ''"this was the largest audience to ever witness the inauguration—period. Both in person and around the globe."'' This ultimately lead to Kellyanne Conway's infamous [[DoubleSpeak "alternative facts"]] statement:

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* Creator/DonaldTrump UsefulNotes/DonaldTrump accused the media of lying about [[http://www.factcheck.org/2017/01/the-facts-on-crowd-size/ the size of the crowds at his inauguration]], despite multiple photos and videos (as well as Metro ridership data) showing that the number of attendees at Barack Obama's 2009 inauguration was significantly higher. Trump's press secretary Sean Spicer repeated the accusation at his first press conference, claiming that ''"Some members of the media were engaged in deliberately false reporting,"'' and that ''"this was the largest audience to ever witness the inauguration—period. Both in person and around the globe."'' This ultimately lead to Kellyanne Conway's infamous [[DoubleSpeak "alternative facts"]] statement:
22nd Feb '17 9:03:01 AM SteveMB
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* Donald Drumpf accused the media of lying about [[http://www.factcheck.org/2017/01/the-facts-on-crowd-size/ the size of the crowds at his inauguration]], despite multiple photos and videos (as well as Metro ridership data) showing that the number of attendees at Barack Obama's 2009 inauguration was significantly higher. Drumpf's press secretary Sean Spicer repeated the accusation at his first press conference, claiming that "''Some members of the media were engaged in deliberately false reporting,''" and that "''this was the largest audience to ever witness the inauguration—period. Both in person and around the globe.''" This ultimately lead to Kellyanne Conway's infamous "alternative facts" statement.
-->'''Kellyanne Conway''': Don't be so overly dramatic about it, Chuck. What you're saying it's a falsehood. And they’re giving Sean Spicer, our press secretary, gave alternative facts to that. But the point remains-\\
'''NBC's Chuck Todd''': Wait a minute. Alternative facts?\\
'''Conway''': That there’s-\\
'''Todd''': Alternative facts? Four of the five facts he uttered, the one thing he got right-\\
'''Conway''': Hey, Chuck, why, hey Chuck-\\
'''Todd''': ...was Zeke Miller. Four of the five facts he uttered were just not true. Look, alternative facts are not facts. They’re falsehoods.

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* Donald Drumpf Creator/DonaldTrump accused the media of lying about [[http://www.factcheck.org/2017/01/the-facts-on-crowd-size/ the size of the crowds at his inauguration]], despite multiple photos and videos (as well as Metro ridership data) showing that the number of attendees at Barack Obama's 2009 inauguration was significantly higher. Drumpf's Trump's press secretary Sean Spicer repeated the accusation at his first press conference, claiming that "''Some ''"Some members of the media were engaged in deliberately false reporting,''" reporting,"'' and that "''this ''"this was the largest audience to ever witness the inauguration—period. Both in person and around the globe.''" "'' This ultimately lead to Kellyanne Conway's infamous [[DoubleSpeak "alternative facts" statement.
-->'''Kellyanne Conway''':
facts"]] statement:
-->'''Conway''':
Don't be so overly dramatic about it, Chuck. What you're saying it's a falsehood. And they’re giving Sean Spicer, our press secretary, gave [[UnusualEuphemism alternative facts facts]] to that. But the point remains-\\
remains--\\
'''NBC's Chuck Todd''': Todd''' ''(incredulous)'': Wait a minute. Alternative facts?\\
"Alternative facts"?\\
'''Conway''': That there’s-\\
there's--\\
'''Todd''': Alternative facts? Four of the five facts he uttered, the one thing he got right-\\
right--\\
'''Conway''': Hey, Chuck, why, hey Chuck-\\
'''Todd''': ...was
Chuck--\\
'''Todd''': --was
Zeke Miller. Four of the five facts he uttered were just not true. Look, alternative facts "alternative facts" are not facts. They’re falsehoods.[[EuphemismBuster They're falsehoods]].
21st Feb '17 8:46:07 AM Sonofstranger
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** This is ultimately the entire point of the series: to take what people say and point out the inconsistencies, which typically includes them hiding something, or telling [[SeamlessSpontaneousLie Seamless Spontaneous Lies]]. As [[TheObiWan Mia]] points out,
-->"If your client's innocent, then [that witness] must be lying."



* Donald Trump accused the media of lying about [[http://www.factcheck.org/2017/01/the-facts-on-crowd-size/ the size of the crowds at his inauguration]], despite multiple photos and videos (as well as Metro ridership data) showing that the number of attendees at Barack Obama's 2009 inauguration was significantly higher. Trump's press secretary Sean Spicer repeated the accusation at his first press conference, claiming that "''Some members of the media were engaged in deliberately false reporting,''" and that "''this was the largest audience to ever witness the inauguration—period. Both in person and around the globe.''" This ultimately lead to Kellyanne Conway's infamous "alternative facts" statement.

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* Donald Trump Drumpf accused the media of lying about [[http://www.factcheck.org/2017/01/the-facts-on-crowd-size/ the size of the crowds at his inauguration]], despite multiple photos and videos (as well as Metro ridership data) showing that the number of attendees at Barack Obama's 2009 inauguration was significantly higher. Trump's Drumpf's press secretary Sean Spicer repeated the accusation at his first press conference, claiming that "''Some members of the media were engaged in deliberately false reporting,''" and that "''this was the largest audience to ever witness the inauguration—period. Both in person and around the globe.''" This ultimately lead to Kellyanne Conway's infamous "alternative facts" statement.
9th Feb '17 9:43:21 AM NoxSky12599
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* Donald Trump tells Hillary Clinton she's lying.

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* Donald Trump tells Hillary Clinton she's lying.accused the media of lying about [[http://www.factcheck.org/2017/01/the-facts-on-crowd-size/ the size of the crowds at his inauguration]], despite multiple photos and videos (as well as Metro ridership data) showing that the number of attendees at Barack Obama's 2009 inauguration was significantly higher. Trump's press secretary Sean Spicer repeated the accusation at his first press conference, claiming that "''Some members of the media were engaged in deliberately false reporting,''" and that "''this was the largest audience to ever witness the inauguration—period. Both in person and around the globe.''" This ultimately lead to Kellyanne Conway's infamous "alternative facts" statement.
-->'''Kellyanne Conway''': Don't be so overly dramatic about it, Chuck. What you're saying it's a falsehood. And they’re giving Sean Spicer, our press secretary, gave alternative facts to that. But the point remains-\\
'''NBC's Chuck Todd''': Wait a minute. Alternative facts?\\
'''Conway''': That there’s-\\
'''Todd''': Alternative facts? Four of the five facts he uttered, the one thing he got right-\\
'''Conway''': Hey, Chuck, why, hey Chuck-\\
'''Todd''': ...was Zeke Miller. Four of the five facts he uttered were just not true. Look, alternative facts are not facts. They’re falsehoods.
5th Dec '16 5:54:41 AM HighfalutinQuelea
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* Donald Trump tells Hillary Clinton she's lying.
26th Aug '16 6:24:15 AM TheCuza
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* A large amount of the customers featured on Website/NotAlwaysRight assume that whenever they don't get their way at a store, then the person they are talking to is lying to weasel out of doing any work. This usually results in accusing the person to their face or running off to tell a manager.

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* A large amount of the customers featured on Website/NotAlwaysRight assume that whenever they don't get if their way at a store, demands are not met to the letter, then the person they are talking to employee is obviously just lying in order to weasel out of doing having to do any work. This usually results in accusing the person to their face or running off to tell a manager. Usually both.
17th Jun '16 11:55:09 AM TwilightLord
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--> '''Dentist''': How often do you brush, Ralph?
--> '''Ralph Wiggum''': Three times a day, sir.
--> '''Dentist''': [[ArmorPiercingQuestion Why must you turn my office into a house of LIES?!]]
--> '''Ralph Wiggum''': *in tears* You're right, I don't brush! I don't brush!

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--> '''Dentist''': --->'''Dentist''': How often do you brush, Ralph?
--> '''Ralph --->'''Ralph Wiggum''': Three times a day, sir.
--> '''Dentist''': --->'''Dentist''': [[ArmorPiercingQuestion Why must you turn my office into a house of LIES?!]]
--> '''Ralph --->'''Ralph Wiggum''': *in tears* You're right, I don't brush! I don't brush!



--> '''Marge Simpson''': Ned, I hate to say this, but I think God has packed up and left Springfield.
--> '''Ned Flanders''': No! You're lying, you're lying! What makes you lie?! *breaks down crying*

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--> '''Marge --->'''Marge Simpson''': Ned, I hate to say this, but I think God has packed up and left Springfield.
--> '''Ned --->'''Ned Flanders''': No! You're lying, you're lying! What makes you lie?! *breaks down crying*crying*
** Homer's reaction to Flanders saying he has a home business in "Das Bus":
--->'''Homer''': You liar! You don't have a home business! Why would you make up a lie like that?
17th Jun '16 11:52:11 AM TwilightLord
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** In ''Film/HarryPotterAndThePhilosophersStone'', Voldemort (possessing Quirrel) says this about Harry when Harry lies about what he sees in the Mirror of Erised. ''He lies...''


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** In ''Literature/HarryPotterAndThePhilosophersStone'', Voldemort (possessing Quirrel) says this about Harry when Harry lies about what he sees in the Mirror of Erised. ''He lies...''
12th May '16 11:11:16 PM SarcasmKid
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* The early season ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime'' episode "The Witch's Garden" features Finn and Jake pissing a witch off by Jake eating one of her doughnuts and lying about it... as he's eating it. After stealing Jake's shapeshifting powers, she turns to caress one of her doughnut plants and makes a shocking discovery.
-->'''Doughnut Witch''': Wait a second. You're a bagel! LIAR! ''LIARS EVERYWHERE!!!!''
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