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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

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. ***

Bang Bang Update

Thanksgiving weekend seems like a weird time to bring up something morbid, but maybe there’s no better time of the year to memorialize all the Americans who can’t say thanks this year because of guns. Especially after today’s shootings in Colorado. Today’s shootings started at a Planned Parenthood center, and, even though there were armed … 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

Trail of Tears Commemoration Day

Treat the earth well. It was not given to you by your parents, it was loaned to you by your children. ~American Indian Proverb ABOUT THE TRAIL OF TEARS: “Under orders from President Jackson the U.S. Army began enforcement of the Removal Act. The Cherokee were rounded up in the summer of 1838 and loaded … Continue reading

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

Fear, Loathing and the Independent Mind

“It is very nearly impossible to become an educated person in a country so distrustful of the independent mind.” ~Happy Birthday, James A. Baldwin ***

Rick Perry, Bang Bang

Rick Perry’s brain said yesterday that the recent movie theater massacre pretty much proves that “no gun zones” are a dangerous thing. We wish the victims of the 204 mass shootings (so far this year) could hear that. Heck, for that matter, all the 7,248 people killed by guns since January. And maybe even the … Continue reading

Behave, Now, Kids

Zoologists say it takes a snail 33 hours to crawl one mile. And so the race begins. ***

Dildos for Texas

Texas became the 28th state this week in 1845! Happy Anniversary, Texas – the one place where it’s against the law to own too many dildos, but you can vote for as many as you want. BONUS TRACK: Molly Ivins’ Dildo Diaries ***

Christmas with the Conservatives

We looked into our Magic 8 Ball and asked what swell gifts we’re going to miss out on this Christmas — since we don’t have any conservative friends who will give us any. Here’s what we saw. ***

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