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Beneath the Shorties

Published on October 18, 2012 By bmagnus

LOL: Enjoy this meme while you can, I figure it’s dead in 3 weeks. They just keep coming: Remember, the plot to kill Big Bird is still in play. There’s a Million Muppet March planned. Twelve! Meeeeelion! Jobs!!!: Yeah, so? Get it off me! Get it get it get it….: Is it just me, or does Mr. Romney look […]

Music Monday: Something Borrowed

Published on July 9, 2012 By bmagnus

Today I’ve got a little “music theory” lesson for you. I’m going to explain that chord that’s driving you crazy. You know the one, the second one. Most of the “happy sounding” songs you know are in what are called “Major keys.” That includes everything from Happy Birthday and Yellow Submarine to Pomp and Circumstance and […]

The Economy is Depressing.

Published on September 14, 2011 By bmagnus

So the poverty level is at its highest level in decades. Think about that a minute. Most people didn’t know what the internet was the last time poverty was this bad. Household income is down 7% since the Bush Administration began. In fact, income hasn’t been this low since 1996. And plans to slash the […]

Misdirection

Published on August 11, 2011 By bmagnus

OK, Maybe CNN wasn’t terribly subtle when they said “Washington could take down a mega-bank” and then immediately below showed a row of Bank of America ATMs. And don’t get me wrong, everything I have read about B of A lately indicates that they are skating on thin ice. But don’t lose track of the […]

Happy Rapture Day!

Published on May 21, 2011 By bmagnus

How’s that working out for you? I feel fine. So I haven’t said anything about the brouhaha surrounding now-former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn.  Let me remedy that right now: But by far, the best actual headline has to be IMF Aborted Internal Investigation of Strauss-Kahn in 2008. Thank you, Businessweek! In closing: the truth; if […]