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Lester & Charlie made hundreds of dollars from divesting their Carbon Paper Industry portfolio and using the proceeds to purchase the worldwide patent on Troll Doll Pencil Eraser Heads™. Urged by their friends, neighbors and parole officers to “give back” to society, they embarked on a career of hard-hitting investigative journalism that’s keeping the masses informed.

Today, Lester & Charlie have a worldwide audience spanning five continents and whatever Iceland is.

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Maybe It's Time We Gave You an Apology

(8) Comments | Posted September 19, 2014 | 1:58 PM

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This week was all about the apology.

It wasn't just that the New York Times had to apologize for mistakenly referring to Dick Cheney as the former president of the United States. Apologies abounded! Like...

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Miles of Aisles of Dissent: There's an App for That!

(7) Comments | Posted September 4, 2014 | 4:15 PM

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Recently, the Pew Research Center reported that the number of Americans with a "highly negative" view of the opposing party has more...

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Can This Southern Restaurant Prove It Isn't Biased?

(33) Comments | Posted August 15, 2014 | 11:20 AM

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Big business has a big mouth these days, but what comes out isn't always pleasant. Chick-fil-A hates gays. Hobby Lobby has...

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What's the Next Book Title Corporate America Will Sneak into Kids' Libraries?

(13) Comments | Posted August 8, 2014 | 5:18 PM

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"Won't someone please think of the children?"

We'd like to think somebody is thinking about the children, but for the right reasons. For example, one distracting hot button today is the potential advertising of...

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The Absolute Best Way to Reflect on Nixon's Resignation

(5) Comments | Posted August 7, 2014 | 11:11 AM

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On this anniversary, let's remember one great -- but too often overlooked -- Lesbian African-American House Representative from Texas who steered us through a Constitutional crisis 40 years ago with logic and passion.

Check out Barbara Jordan's brief but prescient remarks...

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What Show in Development Would Make You Subscribe to Sarah Palin's Awesome New Cable Channel?

(9) Comments | Posted August 1, 2014 | 1:03 PM

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By now, surely you've heard the awesome news that Sarah Palin launched her own subscription-based online network -- The Sarah Palin Channel -- where everyone's favorite half-wit can reach her huddled masses directly and...

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How Would You Want to See Your Favorite TV Show Skewer the GOP?

(10) Comments | Posted July 25, 2014 | 2:51 PM

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Have you ever secretly wanted to be a fly on the wall at a GOP fundraiser? No? Why not? Liberal infiltration at private events is what got us Mitt Romney's infamous comments about the...

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What Awesome Conservative Cartoon Death Is America Missing out On?

(8) Comments | Posted July 19, 2014 | 10:38 AM

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Conservatives are always outraged about something. A few weeks ago, we told you about the right-wing umbrage being tossed around -- not because of Obamacare -- but because of good old comic books. Well,...

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Don't Look at New York in That Tone of Voice

(8) Comments | Posted June 20, 2014 | 4:28 AM

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New Yorkers may not have the best reputation, but there's no denying that we got the smarts to somehow keep this "ungovernable city" humming. That can generate some resentment.

Here's an example: In 2009, Abu Bakr...

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Holy Vast Liberal Conspiracy, Batman!

(11) Comments | Posted June 18, 2014 | 12:54 PM

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The political world is reeling from the whopping KAPOW! that GOP House Majority Leader Eric Cantor just got from a Tea-Party insurgent in the Virginia primary.

How could this happen? How could one of the most...

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A Nazi Grows in Alabama

(7) Comments | Posted June 9, 2014 | 9:24 AM

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These days, does anyone care if a quote is taken out of context?

Not really, it seems. Certainly not the media that this week ran with the headline "Gwyneth Paltrow thinks water has feelings!"...

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Ellen the DeGenerate

(0) Comments | Posted May 29, 2014 | 3:11 PM

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If, like us, you are the beneficiary of a primary Catholic school education, you may have some interesting memories of all the things you got from those nuns. Like raps on the knuckles. Curt, abbreviated classes...

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Why the Devil Can't Go Down on Georgia

(0) Comments | Posted May 22, 2014 | 11:27 AM

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We all know that conservatives are obsessed with two things: Sex and the wisdom of the states! That's why we keep ending up with such titillating local legislation.

Down in Mississippi, it's illegal to even talk...

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How Science Just Proved That Life Sucks

(0) Comments | Posted May 16, 2014 | 1:52 PM

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If, like us, you've been poking around second-hand furniture stores looking for just the right rocking chair from which to gripe about "kids today" and how everything is going to hell, we've got some good news...

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Sex Sells: How Nevada is Confusing the Hell Out of Little Girls

(6) Comments | Posted May 8, 2014 | 1:14 PM

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A few weeks ago, we told you about the insane things going on in Mississippi schools -- where teachers are complying with a law requiring sexual education by teaching girls that "anyone who has...

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Porn for Progress

(5) Comments | Posted May 1, 2014 | 1:49 PM

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If you're like millions of other Americans, you've been cursing the banks for one reason or another lately. And that puts you in the league of unlikely company: porn stars!

Yes, porn stars. It seems that...

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The Second Coming of Homeless Jesus

(9) Comments | Posted April 17, 2014 | 8:01 AM

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A couple of weeks ago, we told you about some of the unbelievably heartless ways some American communities have been dealing with homeless people -- from making it illegal to give them blankets on cold nights...

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Southern Fried Sex Ed

(14) Comments | Posted April 11, 2014 | 11:56 AM

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There's been oodles of talk lately about women in America!

Aren't they better off (as some conservatives suggest) seeking a rich husband than a good job? Do they deserve equal pay? Or are they...

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Sarah Palin's Half-Baked Recipes

(4) Comments | Posted March 20, 2014 | 1:22 PM

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Conservatives are pouncing over the resignation this week of Bill Yosses, the White House executive pastry chef who has been rolling dough since the George W. Bush administration. As usual, the far right is forcing their...

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The Worst Little Town in America

(10) Comments | Posted March 14, 2014 | 4:29 PM

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Have you ever wondered how corrupt a place would have to be to compel an awesome power to swoop in and just wipe it off the face of the earth?

No, this is not a review of Noah....

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