This week, George Orwell’s NSA instruction manual,1984, zoomed to #25 on Amazon’s ranking of bestsellers. For a complete list of the people who bought it, you can contact the Central Security Administration’s SELinux Team at firstname.lastname@example.org. And as the nation was focused on the war on terror and its interference with life, liberty and the … Continue reading
What happens when more than 20 of America’s funniest cartoonists get together? They make a very serious public service announcement demanding action against gun violence. This PSA was directed by Lester & Charlie’s supportive friend, Peggy Stern. Voices were provided by Lester & Charlie’s less-supportive friends, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Julianne Moore. Show them you … Continue reading
This week, New York State and President Obama fueled the paranoia of paranoid gun nuts on the national political stage, and Dear Abby died at the age of 94 – leaving those nuts with no one to advise them on the politics of daily life. The New York Times published some of her best letters, … Continue reading
Hindsight is supposed to be 20/20. April 1999 – two teenage schoolboys shot and killed 12 schoolmates and a teacher at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado, before killing themselves. July 1999 – a stock exchange trader in Atlanta, Georgia, killed 12 people including his wife and two children before taking his own life. September … Continue reading
Republicans are calling for a return to the 1950s, but what does that mean? As a public service, Lester & Charlie are doing the homework so that you don’t have to. In this report: Racial Profiling! Watch more of the GOP Time Machine Series here!
This Week’s Poll! What does it mean to be a Republican these days? It’s an excellent question, given that, just this week, conservative columnist David Brooks published a piece in the New York Times urging mainstream Republicans to wrestle their party’s identity back from right-wing extremists. Alas, mere hours later, Senator Olympia Snowe, one of … Continue reading
Republicans are calling for a return to the 1950s, but what does that mean? As a public service, Lester & Charlie are doing the homework so that you don’t have to. In this report: A gun in every toy box! Watch more of the GOP Time Machine Series here!
As if Black Friday wasn’t scary enough, Arizona’s Scottsdale Gun Club decided to shock us into the holiday spirit. For $5, children of the gun club’s members posed with a loaded Santa. Not the average drunk kind that might occupy your local department store, but an armed one with an AK-47. And the kids got … Continue reading
This Week’s Poll In case you had heard something to the contrary, we feel the urgent need to inform you that the United States Congress has been busy. You already know that they’ve spent valuable time on an inane debate about re-affirming our national motto, “In Corporations God We Trust.” And then, to enhance the … Continue reading