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Episode: 2401
Series: LHO vs. JFK

The Warren Report was not well-received by the American public when it was released in 1964. What were some of the problems within and without the Report that caused people to lose faith in their government?

The Warren Report was not well-received by the American public when it was released in 1964. What were some of the problems within and without the Report that caused people to lose faith in their government?

Listen to "Mishandled / T^OL2236" on Spreaker.

Episode: 2246

Jungle Rooster

On August 8, 2022, FBI agents raided the Florida residence of former president Donald Trump, seizing more than three hundred classified documents. Although decried as a political maneuver by Trump supporters and Biden opponents – the two do not necessarily intersect – the real question is one of presidential power. Is the president accountable to the laws of the executive just as any other citizen or do the president’s proclamations carry the weight of and supersede statutory law?

James and Marc debate the customs and realities of presidential power on Truth and Other Lies: Mishandled.

Listen to "Citizen, Sovereign / T^OL2137" on Spreaker.

Episode: 2137

Jungle Rooster

If you know someone who prefers travelling in a conveyance to driving in a car that person might be an adherent of the Sovereign Citizen movement: people who believe themselves capable of outmaneuvering judicial systems using obscure loopholes in the United States Code and creative interpretations of the Constitution.

They believe themselves to be beyond the law and think they can manipulate the law to effect that belief. Discover the origin and tactics of this peculiar ideology in Citizen, Sovereign.


At 15:23, Marc uses the word claim when referring to tax returns. In this context, claim is synonymous with return.

Key Individuals in the Origin of the Sovereign Citizen Movement

Listen to "What About Bob? / T^OL2135" on Spreaker.

Episode: 2135

Jungle Rooster

Area 51 is as much a part of the American lexicon as Coke, Kleenex, and malignant narcissist. However, like television and Phylo T. Farnsworth, Area 51 is only half of the story. The other half of the story is Bob Lazar, the man who brought Area 51 to the attention of most of the world.

We all know about Area 51, but what about Bob?

Listen to "Left-Wing Conspiracies / T^OL2123" on Spreaker.

Episode: 2123

Jungle Rooster

Many of the conspiracy theories that pervade America’s social consciousness as fanciful dalliances had less than auspicious origins. Some of our favorite conspiracy theories grew from seeds of discontent sown by people resistant to potential realities.

Join us as we wade through the spectrum to explore Left-Wing Conspiracies.

  • The JFK Assassination
  • Corporations
  • Military Engagements
Listen to "Right-Wing Conspiracies / T^OL2122" on Spreaker.

Episode: 2122

Jungle Rooster

Each political faction in America has a litany of ghost stories and urban legends they tell themselves to reinforce their perceptions and justify their value systems.

These ghost stories are usually known by a different term: Conspiracy Theories.

Conspiracy theories are as American as apple pie and fake wrestling. While most are as harmless as the cocktail party musings over the authenticity of the moon landings, others have destroyed lives.

Listen to "Splitting the Spectrum / T^OL2121" on Spreaker.

Episode: 2121
Music: Jungle Rooster

American society has an uncanny history of bifurcating support for issues: assuming a position on one side or the other and overlooking nuance and shades of gray. This propensity for polarization has led to the American body politick being divided into the unimaginatively named factions of Left and Right.

How did we get here and is it working for us?

Join the Jacobins to learn how Americans are Splitting the Spectrum.

Listen to "Pointless Presidents / T^OL2111" on Spreaker.

Episode: 2111

Everyone knows who the first president of the United States was. Many people know who the second or sixteenth president was. Other historical presidents people know by reputation: Thomas Jefferson, Teddy Roosevelt, Franklin Roosevelt, Dwight Eisenhower, and the ill-fated John Kennedy.

Why do some presidents stay in the mind more than others? Is it because of an acquired celebrity status or because they achieved truly noteworthy success during their time as Chief Executive?

And what about the presidents whose names we don’t recall? What did they do – or not do – to be forgotten by posterity?

Join us for a discussion of the country’s six – or is it seven? – Pointless Presidents.

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