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Happy Birthday, Martin Luther King, Jr.

“In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” Happy Birthday, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Born this day in 1929

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

Launching the Rising Stars Page on Facebook

We just started a page for our new book-in-progress about 50 people who left arts, entertainment or show business — not always by choice — and channeled their talent and drive into progressive social action. The page is brand new, so we could use some likes! If you’re on Facebook, we’d much appreciated it if … Continue reading

American Legend

“Courage is very important. Like a muscle, it is strengthened by use.” ~Happy Birthday to American original Ruth Gordon While you’re here, check out our new book on Amazon. Even through the title is entirely inappropriate for this post. ***

Sometimes, a Single Sentence Says it All

“A sad soul can kill quicker than a germ.” ~John Steinbeck, awarded the Nobel Prize in literature this day in 1962 While you’re here, check out our new book on Amazon. Even through the title is entirely inappropriate for this post. ***

The Woman Who Put Ralph Kramden to Shame

“I would like to be remembered as a person who wanted to be free, so other people would be also free.” ~Rosa Parks, who died 10 years ago today. While you’re here, check out our new book on Amazon. Even through the title is entirely inappropriate for this post. ***

Health Made Easy

“I know a man who gave up smoking, drinking, sex, and rich food. He was healthy right up to the day he killed himself.” ~ Happy Birthday, Johnny Carson While you’re here, check out our new book on Amazon. Even through the title is entirely inappropriate for this post. ***

Ambition

“Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition.” ~Happy Birthday to mind-expanding Timothy Leary! ***

Protected: Lester & Charlie’s New Book “Losers” Is Here!

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Sometimes, You Don’t Have to Jump Through Hoops

Now and then, it’s good to start a week with a smile. Take a couple of minutes to put on that smile. This will help: *** While you’re here, check out our new book on Amazon. Even through the title is entirely inappropriate for this post. ***  

HOT OFF THE PRESS: Lester & Charlie’s New Book “Losers” Is Here!

IT’S LESTER & CHARLIE’S NEW BOOK Who are the real winners, here? Find out at Amazon! Excerpt from the introduction: Lotteries. They have been called both a tax on stupidity and a math tax. The odds of losing are so high as to be practically guaranteed. Yet 57% of the US population buys a lottery … Continue reading

Best Wishes for Native Americans Day

“Only after the last tree has been cut down, only after the last river has been poisoned, only after the last fish has been caught, only then will you find money cannot be eaten.” ~ Cree Prophecy ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS DAY: Native Americans Day is a response to the claim that Christopher Columbus discovered the … Continue reading

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