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More thoughts on Minimum Wage

Published on March 6, 2014 By bmagnus

Many arguments against raising the minimum wage — and indeed, against helping those in low wage jobs — does boil down to victim blaming. That is, “it is the fault of the person making low wages that they make low wages and it is on them to do something about it.” Never mind the fact […]

Music Monday on a Tuesday: Happy Birthday

Published on January 8, 2013 By bmagnus

Among others! Elvis: David Bowie: Stephen Hawking: Shirley Bassey: And Happy Birthday to Wolfe.

Music Monday: Happy Birthday from The King, to The King.

Published on December 24, 2012 By bmagnus

Edit: something happened to the video but now it’s fixed. Yes, I am aware that the historical Jesus was most likely born in the Springtime. Stop being a Grinch. When I was in college, I had a job working as a church musician. I eventually worked my way up to Music Minister. Every year we […]

Music Monday: A Better Movie than I Expected

Published on July 23, 2012 By bmagnus

Admittedly, I liked seeking the “Vegas of 1964” shots. The race sequence is remarkable because I know those landmarks: they really did start downtown, head south to cross Hoover Dam, somehow or another end up north of town on Mt. Charleston, and then cruised back down Rancho back to downtown. By the way, you’ll notice […]