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Today in 1963, There Were Some People with a Dream

Address to civil rights marchers by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Washington, D.C. on Aug. 28, 1963 Link to audio recording from the event at the bottom of the page. I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in … Continue reading

Today in 1963, There Were Some People with a Dream

Address to civil rights marchers by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Washington, D.C. on Aug. 28, 1963 Link to audio recording from the event at the bottom of the page. I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in … 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

It’s only a Bribe

“The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public’s money.” ~Alexis de Tocqueville, born this day in 1805. ***

Have YOU Got the Guts?

“Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.” ~Martin Luther King, Jr. This is an official Civil Defense Film produced in cooperation with the Federal Civil Defense Administration and in consultation with the Safety Commission of the National Education Association. ***

Please Let Us Men Act Like Human Beings!

“Careful grooming might take 20 years off a woman’s age, but you can’t fool a flight of stairs.” ~Marlene Dietrich ***

Thought for the Day

“The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.” ~Winston Churchill ***

Just. Weird.

Travel back in time and enjoy a few minutes of Wednesday Weirdness. ***

Happy 4th

“You have to love a nation that celebrates its independence every July 4, not with a parade of guns, tanks, and soldiers who file by the White House in a show of strength and muscle, but with family picnics where kids throw Frisbees, the potato salad gets iffy, and the flies die from happiness. You … Continue reading

The Best News from Last Week

BRINGING THE IMPORTANT STORIES OUT TO ROOST This week, intrepid reporters Lester & Charlie traveled around the corner and around the country to collect the important news that YOU want to know. Here’s what’s important this week in America: FULTON COUNTY, GEORGIA Pastor of the poor and meek, Creflo A. Dollar, Jr., really needs your … Continue reading

Field Reports from Lester & Charlie

BRINGING THE IMPORTANT STORIES OUT TO ROOST This week, intrepid reporters Lester & Charlie traveled around the corner and around the country to collect the important news that YOU want to know. Here’s what’s important this week in America: PEORIA A man from South Stanley Street was discovered by police with a laceration on the back of … Continue reading

I Have A Dream

Address to civil rights marchers by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Washington, D.C. on Aug. 28, 1963 I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation. Five score years ago, a great American, in … Continue reading

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