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Divine Knew Trash When She Saw It

Divine knew trash when she saw it. This photo was likely taken in the 1980s, and flashes a little shade toward two of New York City’s least loved couples – Donald and Ivana Trump. It astounded us, and many other New Yorkers, that a known con artist, liar, and aficionado of exploitation would be taken … Continue reading

This Trumpian Horror Story Will Freak You Out

Fear, ghouls, terror. Forget it. Nothing on Halloween is more frightening than this visit to an unsuspecting Western town by a man named Trump — a litigious narcissist who warns the town of its complete extinction. He proclaims that he, and only he, can save the townsfolk by building a … well, building a wall … Continue reading

Happy Anniversary, Statue of Liberty

Although you cannot see Lady Liberty’s feet clearly she is, in fact, standing among a broken shackle and chains, with her right foot raised, depicting her moving forward away from oppression and slavery. Continue reading

What was up with Aretha Franklin’s fur coat at the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors?

Aretha Franklin, Marion Anderson, Eleanor Roosevelt and the Politics of Mink. Continue reading

Courage is Grace Under Pressure

“Difficulty is the excuse history never accepts.” ~Happy Birthday, Edward R. Murrow Continue reading

National Procrastination Week Was Last Month

“If it weren’t for the last minute, nothing would get done.”
~Rita Mae Brown
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Send in the Clown

Take a moment from harsh reality and sing along a nonsense song with our commander-in-chief. Continue reading

Remembering a True New Yorker on 9/11

It might not sound that important, but back then, there was a feeling that terrorists not only took away our skyline and businesses and families, but that maybe they had stolen what Americans always rely on to survive a crisis: our sense of humor.
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This 9/11, Let’s Get Real About Who Was A Hero

It might not sound that important, but there was a feeling that terrorists took away what Americans always rely on to survive a crisis: our sense of humor. Continue reading

Misunderestimated in a Bigly Way

          The picture says it all. Quick Takes Bits from our Social Media Sites in Case You Missed them                      This song really shouldn’t be as relevant today as it is.  

One Voice

This week in 1954, the U.S. Senate voted 67 to 22 in favor to “condemn” paranoid, communist-hunting Senator Joseph McCarthy for “conduct that tends to bring the Senate into dishonor and disrepute.” Because the resolution used the seemingly unenforceable term condemn rather than censure, McCarthy’s supporters on the Senate floor erupted into laughter. Within moments, … Continue reading

Happy Memorial Day from Lester & Charlie

“Our land is everything to us… I will tell you one of the things we remember on our land. We remember that our grandfathers paid for it – with their lives.” ~John Wooden Legs, Cheyenne (This Memorial Day, let’s remember all the warriors who have fallen for this land.) ***

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