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Lies My Country Told Me


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Humorous political discourse, one Canadian, one American (actually Texan).

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The traveling circus is back in town, unloading the clown car and descending down, yet another, rabbit hole, this time in their own playground, Washington, D.C. This time around we have Mitch ?I want to save my Senate... more

Five months that have passed since the Obamacare exchanges have rolled out, yet the GOP obsession with Obamacare hasn't dissipated at all. The website is fixed, people are getting on the exchanges., yet in the land of GOP hubris and... more

"I have said that Texas is a state of mind, but I think it is more than that. It is a mystique closely approximating a religion." - John Steinbeck Texas envokes images of vast expense, oil rigs, bringing to mind "The Last Picture Show", J.R.... more

ORIGINAL SHOW AIRED 28 APRIL 2012 Since February 2009, with the rise of the Tea Party, we seem to have entered this bizarre realm of politics where extremism, fundamentalism and faux Constitutionalism has taken hold of the... more

This is a previously aired episode (Saturday, December 7, 2013) while we are in Texas spending a little quality family time. ?Well that was the silliest tea party I ever went to! I am never going back there again!? ? Lewis Carroll, Alice in... more

The American Dream; the belief that the success of an individual; independent of race, gender, sexual orientation or circumstance of birth, is solely contingent on one's hard work and talent, is dead in the water as inequality continues to widen... more

From the ongoing Bridgegate scandal to Indictamania, the past week has not only once again demonstrated the complete dysfunction of the American political system, but has also provided with hours of fun and entertainment. This week... more

GOP Governor, Chris Christie's recent landslide re-election in the very blue state of New Jersey surprised no one. Although always a controversial political figure, the polls indicated that Republican, as well as Democrat New Jerseyites... more

We're back! Ring in 2014 with Fred and Marg! Fred and Marg will be looking back at the abysmal year of non-productivity by our duly elected Congressional representatives, celebrating remarkable moments featured on our Wall of Fame... more

One year ago, December 7, 2012, the parents of students attending the Sandy Hook Elementary School, in Newtown, Connecticut realized their worst nightmare. After killing his mother, Nancy, shooter Adam Lanza shot through a... more
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