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Aunt Betty Says VOTE

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

Crazy is the New Normal, GOP Style

This week in 1981 Ronald Regan announced that ketchup could be counted as a vegetable in school lunch programs. Remember when that was all it took to make Republicans look weird? Let’s take a trip down memory lane and remember some of Ronnie’s greatest hits: You can tell a lot about a fella’s character by … Continue reading

The Miseducation of America

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

Cakewrecks

Every once in a while it’s a lot of fun to check into the site “Cake Wrecks” and if you never have seen it, maybe the photos below will temp you. The site highlights cakes that have been grossly formed, text that is obviously wrong and just really really stupid cakes. We’re not associated with … Continue reading

If Only

“I can’t give you a brain, but I can give you a diploma.” ~ Happy Birthday, L. Frank Baum                   *** *** *** *** While you’re here, check out our new books on Amazon. ***

What the Hell is Bible Math?

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, there are approximately 57 million American kids in elementary schools. Shooters have killed 0.00012% of them in the last three years. But during that same time, 0.011% of other kids have been taught Bible math; 0.26% of them have been sent to jail and 9% of them … 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

Ho Lee Fuk Deez Nuts – When Can News Be Trusted?

In the last few days, this television news broadcast caused a lot of laughter among people who, naturally, thought the reporter was the victim of a prank: But, apparently, Deez Nuts is a legitimate third-party candidate for the White House in 2016. Sure, he’s a high school kid, but he filled out the paperwork for … 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 ***

Now, We Know You Must Have Some Good Ideas…

LEND US A HAND? Lester & Charlie are researching for a new book called Rising Stars, and we’re looking for a few good men and women who started their careers in arts or entertainment and it led to progressive activism. Here are a few examples: *A USO girl who left the chorus line to help … Continue reading

Protected: Lend Us a Hand?

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Lester & Charlie Theater Presents

FAMILY VALUES “I think togetherness is a very important ingredient to family life.” ~Barbara Bush ***

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