GOP Time Machine

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Oh, right. Happy Inauguration Day.

“Chief among the forces affecting political folly is lust for power, named by Tacitus as “the most flagrant of all passions.” “No one is so sure of his premises as the man who knows too little.” “Government was rarely more than a choice between the disastrous and the unpalatable.” “A phenomenon noticeable throughout history regardless … Continue reading

Lester & Charlie’s Thanksgiving Week Theater I

Capturing holiday memories with Ozzy:     *** *** *** *** While you’re here, check out our new book on Amazon. ***

It’s the Season to Believe

  Scrambling for last-minute Christmas gifts? Just remember that this is the season to have faith in in everything you hear. Like, truth in advertising. American style!    

VIDEO: A Trip Down Memory Lane With Ozzie and Harriet

“What is human life? The first third a good time; the rest remembering about it.” ~Mark Twain Let’s join Ozzie and Harriet for a moment of nostalgia – and be glad that we’re not in the 1950s. *** Get Lester & Charlie’s New Book Today! ***

Happy Birthday, Susan B. Anthony

“I distrust those people who know so well what God wants them to do, because I notice it always coincides with their own desires.” ~Susan B. Anthony! *** ***

VIDEO: Ron and Nancy Trip the Light Fantastic

“I never drink coffee at lunch. I find it keeps me awake for the afternoon.” ~Ronald Reagan Join Ron and Nancy Reagan as they show a 1950s audience just how much they enjoy LSD conserving energy! Get Lester & Charlie’s New Book Today! ***

VIDEO: Women at Work, 1950s Style

“A woman who doesn’t wear perfume has no future.” ~Coco Chanel Conservatives cherish the 1950s and we’re committed to finding out why. Here’s one reason! Play the video below to see just how fun the old nine-to-five could be in the 5-0s. ***

VIDEO: Product Saftey, 1950s Style

There is no safety in numbers, or in anything else. ~James Thurber Ahh, the 1950s. The poors, women and minorities knew their places, 7-Up was baby food and technology promised an even better future. Let’s look back on how some of that technology worked, shall we?  Just play the video to be transported to that … Continue reading

VIDEOS: Looking into the GOP Time Machine

We’ve spent the last year sifting through 1950s archives to figure out exactly why the GOP is in love with that decade. We know the Republicans would like to forget how St. Eisenhower’s prosperity was due in part to high corporate tax rates and massive spending on infrastructure. So what is it that they love? … Continue reading

This Week’s Video Vault Selection

This Thanksgiving, most Americans will be giving their thanks from behind a register at Walmart, or studying McDonald’s new tips on how to get by on slave wages. Have things really changed? Here’s a peek back into the 1950s, when citizens knew how to be thankful even when there really wasn’t much to be thankful … Continue reading

This Week’s Video Vault Selection

“Fear is the foundation of safety.” ~Tertullian The GOP is always trying to turn back time and lead us to a more “sensible” era. Here’s one reason! Check out this archive clip on Product Safety!

This Week’s Video Vault Selection

“Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters” ~Albert Einstein What is it about the 1950s that Republicans love so much? In this episode of the “GOP Time Machine” we take a look at Truth in Advertising!