Only in America can a state panel review the worst shooting massacre in American history and NOT talk about the lethality and access to guns.
Only in America can you talk about Iraq and the Middle East and never once mention the word OIL.
Only in America can you see all the stuff going on with civil liberties, the nsa, wire tapping, the government, marshall law, and never say the F word one time.
Only in America can you talk about Jesus and never mention the word spirituality.
Only in America can Congress debate and argue over appropriating funds or the budget or the Housing Bubble Bursting or Wall Street and never say the word "money" one time.
Incidentally, I've done my own study of this rare "Not saying the "secret word" phenomenon." It's very similar to the old T.V. Gameshow Password, with the host Allan Lunden.(circa 1960's) On this gameshow the home audience knows the "Secret Password" but the contestants don't. You'd be absolutely floored to find the exact same "secret word" phenomenon occurring again and again and again and again throughout the Congressional meetings and debates. If anyone recalls the South Park episode where they calculate how many times the word Sit(insert h ) is said in one episode, it's very similar to that...but different. Flip this idea over on it's head and you've got the gist of the "secret word."
However, what is not funny and absolutely mind boggling is the way they(Congress, Lawyers etc)could be discussing say "lying" for example.
Here's the deal.
They seem to have a synonym thesauraus, in their heads that filters out the words lying or lie .They can say each and every word that is similar to lying or lie, but different..... Falsehood, Inveigle, Prevaricate, Fib,Deceive, Bluff....all of these are acceptable words for dancing around the "secret password LIE" if you will.
This got especially sticky and icky and gooey when trying to pin down somebody like Speedy Alberto Gonzales. Speedy just didn't recall over and over again. Or he didn't remember or he had no knowledge, or he...well you get the picture. The "secret word" for Speedy on the hot seat testifying before Congress was "noword" that could incrime-inate him. So Speedy's word for the day and his thesauraus, were all words synonymous with memory or remembering. I'm surprised Speedy didn't tell Senators Leahy and Specter he suffers from CRS.(Can't Remember sh*t). Ohhh it would be so much more easier that way.
"Excuse me Senator, I suffer from CRS and my doctor says I ate too much lead paint when I was a child growing up in the barrio." Have mercy on me.... a poor boy from the ghetto...made good"
Anyhow that's the word..on the secret word.Tune in tomorrow when the secret password will be........Well it's a secret. http://www.gunguys.com/?p=2433">>
America is getting stranger and stranger than wordy fiction each and every day.
Next we'll be discussing Big Pharma and never say the word drug one time. In America it can be done, I assure you.