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5150 Shorties Way

Published on January 11, 2013 By bmagnus

Let’s clean up some tabs here…. It’s supposed to be cold in Vegas tonight. First person to say that disproves global warning gets smacked upside the head. It’s called “math”:  Someone notices that rent can be more than a mortgage these days. Funny thing, your landlord is entitled to a profit over paying his own mortgage! […]

A Really Bad Week for Music

Published on December 12, 2012 By bmagnus

In the last week, we have lost a bunch of fine musicians. First, Dave Brubeck. Then, Jenni Rivera — with whom I was not familiar prior to her unfortunate death. Yesterday, Russian born Soprano Galina Vishnevskaya. And today, Ravi Shankar. Apparently, somebody forgot to tell him these things happen in threes. In Closing: turns out […]

Happy Thanksgiving

Published on November 19, 2012 By bmagnus

  In Closing: That would be bad; Googlegator; Japan Crush; Rolling Jubilee gets more press; the last cooler than average month was during the Reagan Administration (maybe hell froze over when he compromised with Democrats or raised taxes?); Lost Decade, American Style; Forbes and USA Today disagree on the buyer, but agree that somebody will […]

Yin and Yang of Healthy Living, Part 2

Published on February 5, 2012 By bmagnus

You will never get in shape through diet, and you will never control your weight through exercise. Yesterday, we talked about diet. Today we talk about exercise. Together they work like two halves of a fitness and health puzzle that fit together perfectly. To clarify my initial statement, exercise makes a great part of a […]

It worked out so well for King Saul

Published on November 12, 2011 By bmagnus

  Making sure a Convent’s mortgage bill is paid off? That’s a worthy mission from God. Getting food and medical supplies to kids in a war zone? That’s a worthy mission from God. Disaster relief? Worthy mission from God. Providing medical care to kids with cancer or congenital defects? Worthy mission from God. Charity work […]

Reform. For Freedom.

Published on February 4, 2010 By bmagnus

We have officially gotten to the point where corporations control us. They control how much money we are allowed to make. They control our finances on the national, international, and personal level — badly. They control our health care in a system that is doomed to collapse under the weight of its own expense real […]