LYING IS PERNICIOUS

I wanted to be using that word correctly so I looked it up. Webster’s says pernicious means  “highly injurious or destructive: deadly.”  The archaic meaning is wicked.

I just realized how very destructive it can be in a democracy when I found myself doubting that unemployment had hit an all-time low in half a century.  I thought, “Don’t the people who count the jobs work under the president?”….

About Nan Mykel

At 79, I was just about to stop keeping a journal, but that felt like accepting that growth was finished. I don't want to be finished, yet! I'm 80 now, and struggling to communicate with you, if you'll come and set awhile. P.S. My how time flies! I'm 82 now.
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3 Responses to LYING IS PERNICIOUS

  1. jilldennison says:

    I had the exact same thought. Time will tell

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    • Nan Mykel says:

      Thanks for the response. What I’m really scared of is how he’s going to act in North Korea!

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      • jilldennison says:

        I agree. I was actually relieved when he called off the NoKo summit, and frankly it wouldn’t surprise me if it gets called off again by either Trump or Kim. I don’t envision any good coming from two short-tempered, self-centered ‘men’ put together in a room. And, Trump wants Kim to make all the concessions while offering very little in return. We will just have to wait and see, but no, I don’t have a good feeling about it at all.

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