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Happy Genocide Day!

Of course it’s true that Columbus was an illegal immigrant. Science has an airtight record of people migrating to this hemisphere. Migrating is crucial to the distinction – it means they came to a land that had no government to apply for citizenship. So, tribes formed their own nations. Anyone who enters someone else’s nation … Continue reading

Happy July 4 Kind Of

It’s a sad day for America when a president co-opts the meaning of our only national celebration dedicated to breaking from authoritarianism.

A Must Read on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

We know through painful experience that freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor, it must be demanded by the oppressed. 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

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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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.) ***

Some Claim That the Study of Stupidity is Called “Monology.”

… or “Journalism.” In case you were too bombed on St. Patrick’s Day, here are the headlines you missed for March 17, 2017. ***

A Must Read on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Each year on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we ask you to find time to read this powerful letter that captures a moment of history and still rings true today. Prison Desk Martin Luther King, Jr., 1963 My Dear Fellow Clergymen: While confined here in the Birmingham city jail, I came across your recent statement […]

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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.) ***

A Must Read on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Each year on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we ask you to find time to read this powerful letter that captures a moment of history and still rings true today. Prison Desk Martin Luther King, Jr., 1963 My Dear Fellow Clergymen: While confined here in the Birmingham city jail, I came across your recent statement … Continue reading

Lester and Charlie’s Thanksgiving Theater IV:

Shed those turkey day pounds 50s style:     *** *** *** *** While you’re here, check out our new books on Amazon. ***

Happy Thanksgiving From Lester & Charlie!

    “Thanksgiving is an emotional holiday. People travel thousands of miles to be with people they only see once a year. And then discover once a year is way too often” ~Johnny Carson   *** *** *** *** While you’re here, check out our new books on Amazon. ***

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