There is the oddly named View Buildings at www.viewbuildings.com/app which gives the lie
"This gives the lie
to the idea that ordinary people have no appetite for `serious' culture."
The reason is obvious: Her direct involvement in bombings and murder gives the lie
to the textbooks' fawning portrayal of her generation.
Indeed, this unselfconscious fluency in the common tongue readily gives the lie
to any notion of 19th-century "Negro inferiority," and it should have been apparent at the time as well.
Which rather gives the lie
to all that talk of re-inventing themselves as the party of the people.
Once things get going, she emphatically gives the lie
to the myth that women can't write hot and convincing gay male sex scenes.
A look at the stock market over the past 12 months gives the lie
to that dream.
The dispatching of troops to the four corners of the Earth gives the lie
to a particularly fatuous bit of rightwing theorizing that was popular in the '90s: that the United States is a benign empire, one that rules not by might but by the supposedly gentle forces of commerce and culture.