Tag Archive

Clarity

Published on October 27, 2013 By bmagnus

Ok. There are some people — millions of them to be honest — who are unhappy that their insurance policies are being cancelled. The policies were reasonably priced, the consumers argue. What these consumers fail to understand is that they were crap policies that were inexpensive because they didn’t actually cover much of anything! If […]

“Oh No, Say It Ain’t So, Joe”

Published on July 12, 2013 By bmagnus

Today, I got a letter from Joe Biden. I was kind of excited when I saw it. He asked about my family and how my classes were going… No, not really. He wanted money for the DSCC, “the only organization solely dedicated to electing and reelecting Democrats to the Senate.” So in short, here’s my […]

No Shortie Lives

Published on July 10, 2013 By bmagnus

Ok, just so you know, air quality in Vegas is absolutely awful today because of the massive fire on Mount Charleston. This also means that Vegas’s favorite get-out-of-the-heat spot is closed. So on with the Shorties. A Few Words on Abortion: Don’t want one? Don’t have one. Don’t think others should have them? Support birth […]

Angelina

Published on May 14, 2013 By bmagnus

Alright, by now everybody and his or her dog has heard the latest about Angelina Jolie, right? Only a fraction of breast cancers result from an inherited gene mutation. Those with a defect in BRCA1 have a 65 percent risk of getting it, on average. Once I knew that this was my reality, I decided to be […]

Medical Problem: the Law of Supply and Demand is Still in Effect

Published on April 2, 2013 By bmagnus

As we all know, all too soon we Americans will be required to purchase health insurance from the highly profitable corporations that got us into the health insurance “reform” debacle. Even people who should know better think we just have to have mandatory insurance to abolish pre-existing conditions because after all “people would buy insurance on […]

ShortWoman.com Supports the International T-Pain Autotune Treaty

Published on November 12, 2012 By bmagnus

Be it resolved that henceforth, only T-Pain will be allowed to use autotune in recorded music. Other uses shall be considered a crime against humanity. It is further resolved that quotations of Rapper’s Delight may only be made with the express consent and permission of the United Nations Security Council.* Please, join me in support […]

NASA can be cool

Published on August 16, 2012 By bmagnus

…. And not just because some of a geek with a mohawk. It turns out that in addition to putting robots on Mars, they’re responsible for a lot of things that are making life better right here on Earth. Just keep clicking for more great tidbits. Welcome to yet another internet rabbit-hole. In closing: brains and […]

Music Monday

Published on July 30, 2012 By bmagnus

If you don’t know of these talented and funny ladies, allow me to introduce you. In Closing: Good enough for Israel but not good enough for you; How many times must I point out that the 9/11 terrorists were frequent fliers??; socialism; tell me something new; yeah; beware of a new scam; and government regulations […]

Music Monday: Romneybots

Published on July 16, 2012 By bmagnus

I suspect that this item from Comic-Con is inspired by this little song:   In Closing: oh Tyler; how ethical failures happen; what?; and who would define “exotic“?

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 […]