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Fact Check: Would this really help?

4 to 7 billion trees are cut down every year, according to IntactForests Organization. According to Worldometers, there have been 44 million deaths this year. So as catchy as this meme is, it would take 159 years to replenish one year’s worth of deforestation. And there’s another problem. 28% of trees are cut down for … Continue reading

Anal Visitors

According to The Kansas City Star, hotel and motel tourist revenue has gone up $73 million. Continue reading

The World is Moving

“Come, come, my conservative friend, wipe the dew off your spectacles, and see that the world is moving.” ~Elizabeth Cady Stanton, American civil rights pioneer, born this day in 1815. *** *** *** *** While you’re here, check out our new book on Amazon. ***

A Lesson in Standing Tall

“A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned how to walk forward.” -Franklin Roosevelt, who was stricken with polio on this day in 1921. ***

Have YOU Got the Guts?

“Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.” ~Martin Luther King, Jr. This is an official Civil Defense Film produced in cooperation with the Federal Civil Defense Administration and in consultation with the Safety Commission of the National Education Association. ***

Now, We Know You Must Have Some Good Ideas…

LEND US A HAND? Lester & Charlie are researching for a new book called Rising Stars, and we’re looking for a few good men and women who started their careers in arts or entertainment and it led to progressive activism. Here are a few examples: *A USO girl who left the chorus line to help … Continue reading

Please Let Us Men Act Like Human Beings!

“Careful grooming might take 20 years off a woman’s age, but you can’t fool a flight of stairs.” ~Marlene Dietrich ***

Thought for the Day

“The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.” ~Winston Churchill ***

Protected: Lend Us a Hand?

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Happy Birthday, Pearl S. Buck

“When good people in any country cease their vigilance and struggle, then evil men prevail.” ~Pearl S. Buck ***


“The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much — it is whether we provide enough for those who have little.” ~Franklin D. Roosevelt, January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945

This Week’s Monthly Book Club Selections

Garbage Housing by Martin Pawley Manifold Destiny: The One! The Only! Guide to Cooking on Your Car Engine! Chris Maynard & Bill Scheller Please Stand By: Lester & Charlie’s 50 Favorite TV Test Patterns by Lester & Charlie ***