The Jackson 2

Lies My Country Told Me


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Humorous political discourse, one Canadian, two Americans (actually Texans).

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"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

?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
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