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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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?Well that was the silliest tea party I ever went to! I am never going back there again!? ? Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland The GOP-aggers are like manna from heaven. Why bother paying for cable in order to watch John Stewart or... more

Black Friday is an American tradition and the official start of the Holiday Season. The American shop until you drop phenomena is now encroaching more and more into Thanksgiving, a holiday that has always symbolizes with time spent with... more

In a nation where 20% of the population receives SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program), the homeless, the poor, the hungry seem to be the poster children of what is wrong with this country. Corporations like McDonalds and... more

The "new and improved" GOP consists of a politicization of Christianity to further their agenda. How Christianlike are the members of the religious rights? Apparently the doctrine of the religious right has little to do with social justice,... more

The Obamacare Health Care exchanges are now open for business and once again dominated the headlines since the government returned from the GOP self-imposed, government shutdown created specifically to defund the... more

Due to technical problems, today's show will be cancelled, perhaps to be aired later on.

Juvenile Corrections has become an industry through the privatization of juvenile correction facilities. This big money business has increased significantly over the past decade and now 40% of America's incarcerated youth are housed in... more

Fred and Marg are attempting to get themselves out of renovation hell this weekend so today's show is actually a pre-recorded show from the early dats of Lies My Country Told Me (originally recorded on March 3, 2012) which seems... more

Fred and Marg are back from their self imposed #shutdown and are raring to go. Once upon a time, in a land faraway called Washington, D.C., little magical Ted Cruz wielded his Princeton honed oratorical skills and convinced the... more

GOP lunacy is something we should be used to by now, but with each and every idiotic, insane tactic to block anything proposed or supported by the Obama led Democratic party, one just has to shake one's head and marvel at their... more
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