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Fact Check: Would this really help?

4 to 7 billion trees are cut down every year, according to IntactForests Organization. According to Worldometers, there have been 44 million deaths this year. So as catchy as this meme is, it would take 159 years to replenish one year’s worth of deforestation. And there’s another problem. 28% of trees are cut down for … Continue reading

Anal Visitors

According to The Kansas City Star, hotel and motel tourist revenue has gone up $73 million. Continue reading

Ready for “Laugh and Get Rich Day”?

Mix all this together. DACA is equal to $28 billion in your checking and savings account. CHIP is your $17 billion medical bill. You still have $11 billion in your piggy bank after you pay the medical bill, and that’s enough to pay for the first few inches of Trump’s wall. Continue reading

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   ***

Missed-ellaneous News: What You Can Only Find in the No Trump Zone

But the next generation isn’t buying it and they want their day in court. So a group of 12 to 16 year-olds petitioned Washington state “to find the state Department of Ecology in contempt for failing to adequately protect them and future generations from global … Continue reading

Your 5 Minute Escape from Alternative Facts

THINGS YOU CAN’T FIND IN FAKE NEWS Tidbits from Lester & Charlie’s Wienermobile News Desk Crash Dummies Embrace American Values To better reflect the times and maybe pay homage to President Trump, crash test dummies have become fat and old. The Daily Mail reports: “Dr Stewart Wang, director of the University of Michigan International Center … Continue reading

Shirley Temple Figured Out Christmas at the Age of 6

“I stopped believing in Santa Claus when I was six. Mother took me to see him in a department store and he asked for my autograph.” ~Shirley Temple According to a 2013 report from Pew Research, hardly any kids in America believe in Santa Claus, hardly anyone likes its obligations, everybody hates shopping during the … Continue reading

Aunt Betty Says VOTE

“To err is human, but to really screw things up takes a Republican.” -Aunt Betty’s Almanac

Happy Labor Day

”Labor is prior to, and independent of, capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never have existed if labor had not first existed. “Labor is the superior of capital, and deserves much the higher consideration.” ~Abraham Lincoln Happy Labor Day to all those who built and maintain this nation! ***

Homeless Jesus

This month, a study came out from Stanford University with a conclusion that shocked its own researchers: Low-income people live longer and healthier lives when they live in affluent areas like New York or San Francisco. This is shocking because it’s counter intuitive. If you live in an affluent place like New York or San … Continue reading


“The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much — it is whether we provide enough for those who have little.” ~Franklin D. Roosevelt, January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945                   *** *** *** *** While … Continue reading

The Smörgåsbord

“The rich would have to eat money if the poor did not provide food.” ~Russian Proverb That pretty much summarizes where the world seems to be going. It might, for those of you with a few moments to spare, be worth it to read this: A MODEST PROPOSAL For preventing the children of poor people … Continue reading