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Bonus Music: Funky!

Published on January 28, 2015 By bmagnus

More here. I particularly like the fact that this wasn’t just a production of the dance team and assorted Pretty People. Yeah, even a Fort Worth girl can appreciate what they did in Dallas. In Closing: Yay, we’re last; scarfgate debunked; not a fan of Obamacare, but I did come out ahead; all those poor […]

Sign of the Times

Published on January 15, 2015 By bmagnus

“Vintage Antiques? Well, honestly I was hoping you had some brand new antiques!” In Closing: sick and tired; CISPA is back from the dead; “Lack of exercise responsible for twice as many early deaths as obesity”; ok ok, we’ll tell you what the NSA is doing, but we aren’t planning on stopping; institutional sexism; a third […]

Not out of the woods yet.

Published on January 4, 2015 By bmagnus

Here’s just a little reminder for you: many Americans are still pretty bad off since the Great Recession. Many of them are pretty mad. And yet, there is still talk about the Trans Pacific Partnership, a trade agreement that would throw you and I under the bus.

Exercise is a Good Habit too

Published on January 3, 2015 By bmagnus

Did you know that regular exercise is associated with a lower risk of cancer, heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, and being overweight? You probably did. Did you also know it can prevent bone loss as you get older? Maybe you just don’t know how to get started without spending a lot of money on […]

Moment of Silence

Published on December 7, 2014 By bmagnus

December 7, 1941: Pearl Harbor. Last week, I did see one of these on the road:   These guys are still out there. In Closing: having a hard time working up sympathy for the lady who’s so scared of being a “bag lady” that she buys a fur coat. Thank heaven at least one person — […]

The truth is, None of Us Can Breathe

Published on December 6, 2014 By bmagnus

So, please mark December 5, 2014 in your calendars. It is the day that I agreed with George W. Bush, when he said the Eric Garner grand jury results were “hard to understand.” Sure, we look at the video and say “how the heck can a cop get away with choking out a man on a […]

Music Monday: Oooh Shiny

Published on November 10, 2014 By bmagnus

  In Closing: a few words on the disconnect between the economy as you know it and the economy as some others know it; banned in Vegas; a few words on the elections and what it means going forward (thanks, Doctor); walk in, walk out; she’s not pink, but she’s still blonde; showing up is […]

But What Would be the Point?

Published on November 7, 2014 By bmagnus

Wednesday, I thought I’d put up an open letter to the President to the effect of “Hey, listen, America needs you to be a grown up when Congress inevitably sends you piles of doggie doodoo.” But, as my title says, what would be the point? He not only hasn’t delivered on a bunch of things […]

The Town that Dreaded Shorties

Published on October 23, 2014 By bmagnus

Dinosaur Mystery: This huge-armed dinosaur is stranger than imagined. Underwater Mystery: Amazing shipwreck pictures. Women’s Issues: OTC birth control pills? Obama: Apparently somebody else realized that the guy is a tweak to the right of Nixon. Oh yeah, and how dare he actually work with others around the world rather than just telling them all how […]

Double Down

Published on October 12, 2014 By bmagnus

The Freakin NSA The Executive Director of Google says that the NSA is going to break trust in the internet, and thereby break the very internet itself. I don’t think the government cares. The NSA will do whatever it likes, thankyouverymuch. Further, it will do what it likes in whatever country it chooses! Ed Snowden […]

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