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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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The Second Coming of Homeless Jesus

(6) 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

(12) 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

This week's poll from the Lester & Charlie Institute of Forward Thinking!

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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Steaks, Guns and God

(3) Comments | Posted March 6, 2014 | 2:27 PM

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Aeons ago, when your faithful, intrepid reporters Lester & Charlie were wee lads, we asked the nuns in charge of us at school: "Does God have a sense of humor?"

Those nuns, not ones to be...

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Karma's a Stitch

(9) Comments | Posted February 28, 2014 | 9:50 AM

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"Tragedy is when I cut my finger. Comedy is when you fall into an open sewer and die." ~Mel Brooks

Is it just us or does it seem that there are a lot more open sewers...

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Does Kansas Need a Spanking?

(5) Comments | Posted February 21, 2014 | 12:50 PM

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What's the matter with Kansas?

No, really. What's the matter? An editorial this week in the LA Times correctly said that Kansas had gone "off the deep end" in coming crazy close to passing...

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Praying Away the School Day in Alabama

(7) Comments | Posted February 13, 2014 | 12:24 PM

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It hasn't been easy for some kids in schools in red states these days. In Utah, school workers recently took away lunches from 40 children whose parents allegedly had unpaid balances -- and threw...

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This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things

(10) Comments | Posted January 30, 2014 | 6:29 PM

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Obama's State of the Union address gave conservatives a lot of opportunities to run their crazy flags up the proverbial vaginal probe this week. Faced with a Congress in serious need of maximum strength ex-lax, Obama...

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Play the Name Game: GOP Edition!

(8) Comments | Posted January 23, 2014 | 3:26 PM

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What do you do when you're an-ultra conservative candidate trying to outdo another ultra-conservative candidate -- one who has been labeled by the National Journal one of the most conservative members of Congress?

Do you trumpet...

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Move Over, Christie: The GOP Has a Rising Star and He's Going to Shove Common Sense Down Our Throats

(9) Comments | Posted January 10, 2014 | 2:53 PM

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The GOP has been squirming more than usual this week, now that their darling rising star, New Jersey governor Chris Christie, has been "embarrassed and humiliated" on a national stage because of a breathtakingly mean and...

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40,000 Laws Took Effect on New Year's Day. What's Left?

(15) Comments | Posted January 2, 2014 | 5:29 PM

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Last week, lots of bloggers and Internet People (including us) asked the same question: What do YOU think will happen in 2014? Well, here we are, 2014 has barely started and we're already getting...

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Take the 5th Annual Politics Prediction Poll

(2) Comments | Posted December 26, 2013 | 1:02 PM

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Say what you want about 2013. But before you dismiss it, cranky style, for being as lousy as any other year you didn't get everything you wanted from Santa, try to remember the few good things...

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2013: The Year the GOP Got Sexy?

(12) Comments | Posted December 19, 2013 | 11:10 PM

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Complete this sentence: Republicans in 2013 were: (a) hijacked once again by the extreme right-wing; (b) getting worse at disguising their racism; (c) hell-bent on destroying the country; or (d) sexier than ever.

Wait! Before you...

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Sarah Palin, We Found Your Death Panel

(21) Comments | Posted December 12, 2013 | 2:37 PM

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Is there anything regular people do that Christians can't do better?

Not to be outdone one-upping Wikipedia with the fact-stripped and fantastic Conservapedia (must be seen to be believed), now they've bested...

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Good Grief! It's the Far Right, Charlie Brown!

(17) Comments | Posted December 5, 2013 | 5:18 PM

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As if it weren't bad enough that conservatives were busy these days hawking amateur "art" depicting President Obama sniffing magic markers and selling oil paintings of "King Obama" trampling the American flag...

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An Audio-Visual Explanation of Why the GOP is Stuck in the 1950s

(8) Comments | Posted December 2, 2013 | 1:39 PM

The Lester & Charlie Institute of Forward Thinking has spent the last year sifting through 1950s archives to figure out exactly why the GOP is in love with that decade. We know the Republicans would like to forget how St. Eisenhower's prosperity was due in part to high...

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Everything You Wanted to Know About Finances but Were Afraid to Ask Ronald McDonald

(311) Comments | Posted November 21, 2013 | 1:46 PM

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We're not sure, but we think we've found a slight inconsistency in all the hubbub over how stores like Kmart, Target, and Walmart are throwing open their doors this year on Thanksgiving -- one of them...

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You Won't Believe You Swallowed the Whole Thing

(16) Comments | Posted November 15, 2013 | 4:06 PM

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Unmarried women of America, watch out: Conservatives are coming after you!

Well, OK, you probably already knew that. But we're not talking about the conservatives you might think we are -- the ones who, for example,...

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A Hangover Cure We All Could Use

(6) Comments | Posted November 8, 2013 | 1:45 PM

Sequester, SNAP cuts, sociopaths in Congress...

...who isn't driven to drink these days?

Well, here's your ultimate hangover treatment for every morning after. And there are a lot of mornings after to come.

"I once shook hands with Pat Boone and my whole right side sobered up."
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