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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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"Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose"...The more things change, the more they stay the same. Fred and Marg are back from their self imposed sabbatical to discuss recent political news and how much stays the... more

Since the original disclosure the Obama administration has come out and claimed Snowden's revealations are distortions and misinterpretations. With each denial, another disclosure comes out to refute the Administration's statements.... more

While corporate profits soar, workers employed in the food, retail and service industries cannot meet the basic standard of living. All to often, parents working within the ever increasing low wage sector wrestle between taking their sick child... more

Sex scandals have existed in the political landscape since the inception of this "Great" Nation. In today's day and time, many have undergone a political resurrection, is this even possible for Anthony Weiner, author of his own... more

Last Wednesday, the fate of Detroit City will be determined in federal court opposed to at the state level. The Court ruled that although the filing will continue in federal court, "the court is making no ruling whatsoever on whether the city... more

We are postponing our "Detroit Part II: Solutions" show and instead will discuss the controversial acquittal of George Zimmerman in the death of unarmed, young, black teenager Trayvon Martin. The acquittal of George Zimmerman has further... more

The once grand old city, Detroit, now stands in ruins, under Emergency Management, possible bankruptcy, depopulated, dangerous and destroyed. In its heyday, Detroit had the highest median income and fastest growing city in the... more

Well, we are back! In light of the recent disclosures regarding the NSA by Ed Snowden, the conversation has gone from "the American government is spying on us" to the "treason" of Ed Snowden. The media appears to support the... more

?If tyranny and oppression come to this land it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy.? - James Madison While still realing from the trifecta of scandals, AP phone records, IRS targeting of non profit political groups, and Benghazi,... more

Michele Bachman has provided "Lies My Country Told Me" with much fodder. The gaffes, revisionist history, bastardization of scientific fact and the complete lack of command of the English language created some of our best moments.... more
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