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Do No Harm

Published on January 21, 2015 By bmagnus

Today’s question: Hippocrates famously said: “Make a habit of two things: to help; or at least to do no harm.” Add one more important habit to his list. Never mind that he didn’t actually say any such thing…. But as long as doing helpful things and refraining from doing harmful things is the topic, let’s […]

Music Monday: Come Out

Published on January 19, 2015 By bmagnus

Here’s a long overdue habit for some people: see others as human beings rather than members of a group of people. Or as one guy put it, “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but […]

No Reason to Subscribe to Fortune

Published on January 16, 2013 By bmagnus

Let’s cut to the meat: [I]f America fails to enact historic, structural reforms in spending, an entirely new source of revenue will be needed. And it’s likely to be enacted in haste and near-panic, as the only option to forestalling a crisis. “The gap between revenues and outlays will be simply too large,” says J.D. […]

Shorties Night 3D

Published on December 17, 2011 By bmagnus

Ok, I’m all tabbed up so let’s get rolling! Not sure what to think: Ron Paul wants to make sure kids aren’t subjected to mandatory mental health screenings. On one hand I don’t want to see kids needlessly medicated. On the other hand, I know people who really could have and should have been diagnosed […]

A Fifth of Amendment

Published on May 20, 2010 By bmagnus

It’s been a long time since I talked about the Bill of Rights. Check out the previous installments: One, Two, Three, *crunch!* Four. Remember, all ten were written by guys who overthrew the legal government. Not that you’ll be learning that in Texas anymore. The Fifth Amendment is probably the one people know the best, […]