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Pull Up A Chair, Kids

It seems we can’t get through a decade without at least once having former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg remind us that, as a billionaire, he’s as entitled as anyone to buy the presidency of the United States. And here he is again, declaring that he’s two thinks from declaring candidacy and riding to … Continue reading

Isolated, Starving and Losing Hope

The Iowa Caucus spectacle started with snarky humor and, by Monday night, will probably end in horror (if it hasn’t already).  And the whole thing could have been prevented. It started on a high comedy note. While the candidates were getting the lay of the cornfields, the UK Parliament was devoting three full hours to … Continue reading

Arizona Senator Finally Proves That Nobody Gives a Shit

Some people have a knack for making every problem they find just a little bit worse. Senator John Kavanagh of Arizona has  turned that knack into a science. There’s no problem so big that he can’t make it bigger, from police violence and sexual identity to medicinal marijuana and environmental clutter. Get to know him … Continue reading

In Observance of “National War on Poverty Day, 2016”

    “Anyone who has ever struggled with poverty knows how extremely expensive it is to be poor.”  ~James Baldwin                 From Hunger in America: 2015 United States Hunger and Poverty Facts Hunger in the United States Six  years after the onset of the financial and economic crisis, … Continue reading

One Answer, and All is Explained

      “The trouble ain’t that there is too many fools, but that the lightning ain’t distributed right.” ~Mark Twain Enjoy tonight’s GOP debate. We recommend a bowl of Jolly Time Blast-o-Butter Microwave Popcorn to go with it.      

Define “Inevitable”

    In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made Donald Trump. (h/t Mark Twain)      

One Voice

This week in 1954, the U.S. Senate voted 67 to 22 in favor to “condemn” paranoid, communist-hunting Senator Joseph McCarthy for “conduct that tends to bring the Senate into dishonor and disrepute.” Because the resolution used the seemingly unenforceable term condemn rather than censure, McCarthy’s supporters on the Senate floor erupted into laughter. Within moments, … Continue reading

But What Choice Do We Have?

    “98% of the adults in this country are decent, hardworking, honest Americans. It’s the other lousy 2% that get all the publicity. But then, we elected them.”   ~Lily Tomlin     *** *** *** *** While you’re here, check out our new books on Amazon. ***

Lester and Charlie’s Thanksgiving Theater IV:

Shed those turkey day pounds 50s style:     *** *** *** *** While you’re here, check out our new books on Amazon. ***

Eat Your Vegetables

This week in 1981 Ronald Regan announced that ketchup could be counted as a vegetable in school lunch programs. Remember when that was all it took to make Republicans look weird? ***

We’ve Replaced Your Wife With Folgers Crystals

“We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.” ~Albert Einstein Everything indicated that the American divorce rate would drop after the invention of Folgers Crystals. Research indicates, however, that in the early 1960s, when these commercials were introduced, divorce was at its lowest rate of the decade.  Over … Continue reading

The Cuckoo’s Nest

43 years ago today, Democratic VP candidate Thomas Eagleton withdrew from the McGovern ticket because he once had psychiatric treatment. Hoping this guy with the Cuckoo’s nest will do the reverse. ***

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