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As he marched up and down a busy road wearing a placard proclaiming "I AM A LIAR," Craig Breuwet endured a painfully public punishment for lying to police.

http://apnews.myway.com/article/20061222/D8M5K5J80.html

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Breuwet was required to publicly display the "I AM A LIAR" sign for 10 hours under a pretrial diversion arrangement that allows dismissal of charges of making a false report of a crime and making false statements to police, Houston County District Attorney Kelly Burke said. Burke added that he may also expunge any record of those charges.

Burke said reporting a bogus abduction to police is a serious crime - too serious for a slap on the wrist in court where the public might never have known the initial report was false.

Doesn't one pretty much cancel out the other?

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But if he is wearing that sign, doesn't that mean that he is telling the truth, which means that he is not a liar, which means that he is lying, which means that he is telling the truth etc?

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Originally posted by Troberg:
But if he is wearing that sign, doesn't that mean that he is telling the truth, which means that he is not a liar, which means that he is lying, which means that he is telling the truth etc?

Now my head hurts.

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