copyright Jonathan Zap, 2013 (A review of the Lance Armstrong/Oprah Winfrey interview. Watch excerpts on the: OWN network website) There are liars, damned liars and then there is Lance Armstrong, who was, literally, a liar on steroids. Lance was a brazen, defiant, bullying and litigious liar. For example, here’s what he said in his victory speech on the podium after his seventh and last Tour de France win, “Finally, the last thing I’ll say to the people who don’t believe in cycling —the cynics and the skeptics, I’m sorry for you. I’m sorry you can’t dream big. And I’m sorry you don’t believe in miracles. But this is one hell of a race and this is a great sporting event and you should stand around and believe, believe in these athletes and you should believe in these people. I’m a fan of the Tour de France for as long as I live and there are no secrets. This is a hard sport and hard work wins it.” Lance was an abusive, destructive liar who called one of his whistleblowers “crazy” and a “bitch” and implied that another one was a whore. He threatened several of them with extreme physical violence, [...]
Some Unique Perspectives on Politics, News and World Events
Explore politics, news and world events from a unique psychological/mythological perspective. The news media often provides info-overload and a focus on sensational, symptomatic and surface aspects of collective events. The writings in this section attempt to provide in-depth analysis that begins with the premise that politics, war, money, environmental crimes, economic forces, etc. are essentially psychological products.