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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

Happy World Environment Day (?)

                “Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not every man’s greed.” ― Mahatma Gandhi #resist Full transcript from the Rose Garden (of course): (You may wish to read this from FactCheck.org first.)  THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you very much.  (Applause.)  Thank you.  I would like to … Continue reading

Happy Memorial Day from Lester & Charlie

“Our land is everything to us… I will tell you one of the things we remember on our land. We remember that our grandfathers paid for it – with their lives.” ~John Wooden Legs, Cheyenne (This Memorial Day, let’s remember all the warriors who have fallen for this land.) ***

If I Only Had a Brain

“I can’t give you a brain, but I can give you a diploma.” ~ Happy Birthday, L. Frank Baum   In related news from FiveThirtyEight: 195,245 public data sets; Number of data sets available on Data.gov three months ago. Last week, that figure was down to less than 156,000. Read more about it at The … Continue reading

A Mother’s Day Parable From Erma Bombeck

When God Created Mothers A Parable by Erma Bombeck When the Good Lord was creating mothers, He was into His sixth day of “overtime” when the angel appeared and said. “You’re doing a lot of fiddling around on this one.” And God said, “Have you read the specs on this order? She has to be … Continue reading

Newsflash: Your Furniture Is Out To Kill You! 

From the perspective of New Yorkers who witnessed the World Trade Center attacks and then pitched in to rebuild the city, if not the country, in its wake, the War on Terror made a lot of sense. If anything, the “war” seemed a day late and a dollar short. But wait a minute! Studies indicate … Continue reading

Out for Justice

“I asked a man in prison once how he happened to be there and he said he had stolen a pair of shoes. I told him if he had stolen a railroad he would be a United States Senator.”
~Mary Harris “Mother” Jones, born this day in 1837 Continue reading

“You’ve got to find some way of saying it…”

“You’ve got to find some way of saying it without saying it.” Duke Ellington, born this day in 1899

Celebrate National Stress Awareness Month!

April is National Stress Awareness Month! And from the looks of things, April is going to be our longest month on record.       Are you stressed? Of course you are – with thanks to the Mayo Clinic, here’s how you can prove it to yourself: Common effects of stress on your body: Headache … Continue reading

Lester & Charlie Present: Trump Theater Ep. 284

  “Donald and Ivana Exploit Their Divorce for Pizza Hut”     ***

Lester & Charlie Present: Trump Theater Ep. 523

Episode 534: The First 100 Days Explained in 16 Seconds

Voters’ Remorse?

              I got some animal crackers and the box said ‘Do not eat if seal is broken.’ So I opened up the box, and sure enough…” ~Brian Kiley   ***

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