|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 "arthritis".
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 campaign contributions.
FACT: Just four years later, while campaigning for
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
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
FACT: Just six days later, Gore attended a
Hollywood producers and radical gay activists where
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,
"Wear 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? Election Day is ticking away.