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Music Monday: Yes. Yes it is.

Published on December 9, 2013 By bmagnus

  In Closing: Yes, the rent is high; yes, drugs are bad for you; huh, that’s funny; spying on us isn’t just for the NSA anymore; no excuses; be on the lookout; and let’s hear it for Vermont, a place colder than Vegas right now.

A Bucket of Shorties

Published on November 19, 2013 By bmagnus

Department of Education: It looks like textbook publishers have decided to call a Texas-sized bluff and print science books that only have science in them. Elsewhere, Arne Duncan has realized that insulting “white suburban moms” might not be a winning strategy. Defiance: Apparently you have to be ready to retire from Congress to actually work […]

Shorties of Chuckie

Published on August 14, 2013 By bmagnus

Ok, let’s start with the NSA data dump: boy howdy and I do mean dump. Big mean dookie here and the administration keeps adding to the pile. Advice to the White House: sunlight is a good disinfectant. On Republicans: And a possible shutdown of the government (because that worked out so well for the Republicans during […]

Would You Shorties

Published on June 13, 2013 By bmagnus

What is Problem?: Putin sees no problems whatsoever with Prism. Interesting Statistic: Young children with guns have killed more people than terrorism in the United States this year. Maybe we need a law prohibiting little kids from owning guns… um, yeah never mind. Wake Up Call: Boomers, this is the future calling. He swears he doesn’t […]

Music Monday: I Love Trash

Published on June 3, 2013 By bmagnus

Thank Jukkou for this one:   In Closing: Must see pictures from Turkey; Always Low Wages; Four Horsemen; Duhpartment of Research shows young people are generally progressive; right, because I totally am going to go to a drugstore for sushi and a makeover</sarcasm>; food stamps are a good thing (heh); tax breaks; I kinda like […]

Trying to Trick Me

Published on May 12, 2013 By bmagnus

It’s important to read labels:    Hmmm, a whole section of oatmeal! Unless of course you want plain old fashioned instant oatmeal. In that case, enjoy your grits! In Closing: Crap like this is one of many reasons Congress should read out loud every bill they vote on; I guess the sequester is working =/; […]

Now see, this is what I was talking about

Published on January 6, 2013 By bmagnus

Just the other day, I was mentioning that a weight loss diet should include avoiding most food that comes out of a box. I did not yet know that this abomination of a product existed. Now, pay special attention to the fact that this “Beef Stroganoff” includes a “creamy cheese sauce” that is “made with […]

Diet Research? It must be January.

Published on January 4, 2013 By bmagnus

Yes indeed, it’s the first week of the year, and that means millions of Americans are trying to shed between 5 and 500 pounds. Some scientists were even willing to stick their necks out there and say fructose is a culprit in weight gain (a culprit not the culprit). Check the archives and you will find me many […]

Music Bonus: Apocalypse Someday

Published on December 21, 2012 By bmagnus

Happy Solstice! Since you are reading this, it would appear that the world did not in fact end today.   Have some bonus links about Christmas. In Closing: TSA; diet and diabetes; I bet we could create some jobs building and repairing infrastructure (nah, that costs money!); political suicide; don’t confuse us with facts; and how […]

Music Monday: Happy Hanukkah

Published on December 10, 2012 By bmagnus

Comrade Misfit already posted the Adam Sandler Hanukkah song, so here is something different….   In Closing: staying in shape while traveling; what?; duh; it never was the union’s fault; backfired; surprise, most doctors are bad a math; and 10 things you probably didn’t know about Christmas.