Archive for February 2012

Aunt Betty on Being Liberal

“I used to hope and dream. Now I just keep a couple fingers crossed.” -Aunt Betty’s Almanac

Frack It!

New Video from Lester & Charlie’s  Do It At Home, America! Series Getting a fracking company interested in your property is easier than you think. Just ask your neighbors! Follow this handy instructional video and watch the dollars start pouring in!

Cookie Monsters

This Week’s Poll! “I have been told that, as of today, I am the only member not supporting the Girl Scout Resolution.” ~Indiana State Rep. Bob Morris, to fellow GOP House members We’re not sure how many of you were worrying that the Girl Scouts of America were scheming to turn your daughters into sex-crazed … Continue reading

Side By Side

President Bush was applauded for his dancing and President Obama has been criticized for his signing. Without commentary, here’s a side-by-side comparison. We want to know your opinion on who is the hipper Prez. Contestant #1: Twinkle Toes Bush Contestant #2: Mick Jagger Hands Over The Mic Quick Poll:

This Week’s Monthly Book Club Selections!

How to Disappear Completely and Never Be Found, by Doug Richmond Snow Caves for Fun or Survival, by Ernest Wilkinson

To Put It Bluntly…

This Week’s Poll! Missouri Republican and U.S. Senator Roy Blunt, who has already stated that Medicare has never done anything to make anyone healthy, has some big new ideas about health insurance. In case you hadn’t heard, Blunt isn’t sure you should have any. Not if your employer has any objection to paying for it. … Continue reading

Aunt Betty on Honesty

“I know that most of my Republican friends want to be honest, but they just can’t keep their mouths shut.” -Aunt Betty’s Almanac

Important Update on Purple Squirrels

When the first purple squirrel was captured in 1997, you probably though it was a fluke. And when the second was brought under control in 2008, you probably thought you’d heard the last of them. But then, just this week, Percy and Connie Emert of Pennsylvania found another one right in own back yard. Leading … Continue reading

Saturday’s Video Vault Selection

Make Your Own Coupon! Need to cut corners and scrimp and save wherever you can? Easy! Let Lester & Charlie show you how to make your own coupons!


This Week’s Poll! When is news not really news? No, we’re not talking about FOX. We’re talking about satire. You know the culture wars have spun out of control when no one can tell the fake news from the real. Even hard-nosed reporters like Rachel Maddow can be susceptible, as just last year she reported … Continue reading

This Week’s Monthly Book Club Selections!

The Bible Cure for Irritable Bowel Syndrome, by Don Colbert, M.D. What Bird Did That? A Driver’s Guide to Some Common Birds of North America, by Hansard and Silver

I’m Just a Bill

This Week’s Poll! There’s been a lot of activity this week. No, we’re not talking about Mitt Romney winning Florida. We’re talking about amendments. You know what those are. Amendments are the way an elected representative takes something in a bill that she sees as hideous and tries to make it palatable for her constituents, … Continue reading