Posts Tagged: satire

Vintage illustration GOP elephant and Democratic Donkey

Was the Grand Old Party Once Really Grand?

Fact or Fiction It may sound like a fairy tale but once upon a time the GOP really were…well, pretty Grand! Today when the phrase “moderate Republican” is fast becoming an oxymoron, it seems like fiction  to imagine a  time

Vintage illustration GOP elephant and Democratic Donkey

Was the Grand Old Party Once Really Grand?

Fact or Fiction It may sound like a fairy tale but once upon a time the GOP really were…well, pretty Grand! Today when the phrase “moderate Republican” is fast becoming an oxymoron, it seems like fiction  to imagine a  time

Vintage Valentines Day Ad Heinz Ketchup 1940

A Valentine From the Vault

With Valentines day fast approaching, the media is running  rampant with  romance tips.   Forget everything else you’ve read – think Heinz. Who knew a simple condiment in your kitchen could come to your romance rescue? During the dark days of

Vintage Valentines Day Ad Heinz Ketchup 1940

A Valentine From the Vault

With Valentines day fast approaching, the media is running  rampant with  romance tips.   Forget everything else you’ve read – think Heinz. Who knew a simple condiment in your kitchen could come to your romance rescue? During the dark days of

Hydrogen Bomb Ivy Mike atmospheric test

North Korea Nuclear Jitters

Say It Ain’t So Did North Korea really just conduct a hydrogen bomb test? Despite Kim Jong Un’s boastful declaration that it detonated a hydrogen bomb, there now seem to be some doubts. The fact that the explosion might be

Hydrogen Bomb Ivy Mike atmospheric test

North Korea Nuclear Jitters

Say It Ain’t So Did North Korea really just conduct a hydrogen bomb test? Despite Kim Jong Un’s boastful declaration that it detonated a hydrogen bomb, there now seem to be some doubts. The fact that the explosion might be

The Danger of the “Other”

Be Afraid….Be Very Afraid We need to be on high alert The threat is real. We need to be vigilant not only about extremist terrorists who wish to do us harm, but about the ramped up stereotyping and creeping xenophobia

The Danger of the “Other”

Be Afraid….Be Very Afraid We need to be on high alert The threat is real. We need to be vigilant not only about extremist terrorists who wish to do us harm, but about the ramped up stereotyping and creeping xenophobia

photo of a young Hillary Rodham Clinton

Can a Woman Finally Become President?

  What would JFK think of Hillary’s bid for the Presidency? As Hillary Clinton begins her run for President  some Republican pundits are still debating whether a woman is worthy of sitting in the oval office. During another presidential election

photo of a young Hillary Rodham Clinton

Can a Woman Finally Become President?

  What would JFK think of Hillary’s bid for the Presidency? As Hillary Clinton begins her run for President  some Republican pundits are still debating whether a woman is worthy of sitting in the oval office. During another presidential election

The Rights Worst Fear?

 A chilly thought has begun to haunt some right-wing Americans to the core. Could a socialist actually be president? As democratic socialist Bernie “I am no Capitalist” Sanders grows in the polls, the fear of getting berned has many alarmist

The Rights Worst Fear?

 A chilly thought has begun to haunt some right-wing Americans to the core. Could a socialist actually be president? As democratic socialist Bernie “I am no Capitalist” Sanders grows in the polls, the fear of getting berned has many alarmist

vintage illustration man car and woman

Cheating Advice After Ashley Madison

Having an affair ain’t what it used to be. Now that Ashley Madison  client base has been hacked, the world’s leading on-line dating service  for married people has sent many a cheating spouse scrambling. It’s a heart breaker for those

vintage illustration man car and woman

Cheating Advice After Ashley Madison

Having an affair ain’t what it used to be. Now that Ashley Madison  client base has been hacked, the world’s leading on-line dating service  for married people has sent many a cheating spouse scrambling. It’s a heart breaker for those

collage vintage pin up and housewife in kitchen

Marriage and Career- You Can Have It All

Contrary to yesterday’s post with its kooky quiz asking girls to choose  “What Are You Best Fitted For Love or a Career?” one mid-century miss proved the test wrong. Yes indeedy, you could have both. “Why not,” she asked, “have

collage vintage pin up and housewife in kitchen

Marriage and Career- You Can Have It All

Contrary to yesterday’s post with its kooky quiz asking girls to choose  “What Are You Best Fitted For Love or a Career?” one mid-century miss proved the test wrong. Yes indeedy, you could have both. “Why not,” she asked, “have

vintage illustration 1950s family gardening

Fractured Fairy Tales for Earth Day

Post War Pesticides on Parade Mid century America was the golden age of pesticides and it was love at first sight. Any thoughts about Earth Day and the environment lay far in the future. Thousands of new chemicals were put

vintage illustration 1950s family gardening

Fractured Fairy Tales for Earth Day

Post War Pesticides on Parade Mid century America was the golden age of pesticides and it was love at first sight. Any thoughts about Earth Day and the environment lay far in the future. Thousands of new chemicals were put

vintage maidenform bra ad woman campaigning

Who Said a Woman Can Be President?

What would JFK think of Hillary’s bid for the Presidency? As Hillary Clinton begins her run for President  some Republican pundits are still debating whether a woman is worthy of sitting in the oval office. During another presidential election nearly

vintage maidenform bra ad woman campaigning

Who Said a Woman Can Be President?

What would JFK think of Hillary’s bid for the Presidency? As Hillary Clinton begins her run for President  some Republican pundits are still debating whether a woman is worthy of sitting in the oval office. During another presidential election nearly