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Happy 4th

“You have to love a nation that celebrates its independence every July 4, not with a parade of guns, tanks, and soldiers who file by the White House in a show of strength and muscle, but with family picnics where kids throw Frisbees, the potato salad gets iffy, and the flies die from happiness. You … 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.) ***

A Movie Mogul’s Regret

“It’s our fault. We should have given him better parts.” ~Studio chief Jack Warner, on Ronald Reagan’s transition to politics. ***


Prediction: Expect all Hell to break loose today as Tourette Syndrome Awareness Month coincides with National Etiquette Week. ***

Dumb if by Land

To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence. ~Mark Twain   Every year on the anniversary of Paul Revere’s midnight ride, we like to watch this short reminder of what really happened that night. Courtesy of Professor Sarah Palin. ***  

Tricks are for Kids

Every kid loves the Easter Bunny — that cuddly egg-hider and promoter of juvenile tooth decay. Now that Easter is over, we’ve collected a few of the holiday’s most handsome hares. ***

A Must Read on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Martin Luther King, Jr., 1963 My Dear Fellow Clergymen: While confined here in the Birmingham city jail, I came across your recent statement calling present activities “unwise and untimely.” Seldom do I pause to answer criticism of my work and ideas. If I sought to answer all the criticisms that cross my desk, my secretaries … Continue reading

Happy New Year!

“Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson Yeah, whatever, Ralph. But Happy New Year from Lester & Charlie! ***

Sound New Year’s Advice

Some sound advice from Mark Twain as we start to close the books on 2014: Now is the accepted time to make your regular annual good resolutions. Next week you can begin paving hell with them as usual.  ***

The Holiday Hazard

“What I don’t like about office Christmas parties is looking for a job the next day.” ~Phyllis Diller

Merry Xmas from Lester & Charlie

  “I stopped believing in Santa Claus when my mother took me to see him in a department store, and he asked for my autograph.” ~Shirley Temple

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!    


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