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Music Monday: The Boss Has Spoken

Published on July 29, 2013 By bmagnus

Ladies and gentlemen, the unvarnished truth:   The economy is crap unless you are ridiculously wealthy. And even then, you might have the sense that something is amiss. It is no longer possible to just work a little harder and get out of this mess. Four out of five Americans “struggle with joblessness, near-poverty or reliance […]

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 […]

Compare and Contrast

Published on August 12, 2012 By bmagnus

Alright. I’ve been trying real hard to stay away from talking about Paul Ryan. Every newsman, blogger, and their dog have been on about Paul Ryan for the last 36 hours. That being said, I would like to point something out. One of the core things that Mr. Ryan wants to do is replace Medicare with […]

Griswold v. Connecticut

Published on June 7, 2012 By bmagnus

June 7, 1965 was the day that the Supreme Court decided that women had the right to contraception. More precisely, the Supremes ruled that ordinary Americans have a right to privacy, and little is more private than what a married couple do in the privacy of their home. It was later rulings that extended the […]

When Will They Figure It Out?

Published on February 28, 2012 By bmagnus

This is what happens when schools tolerate bullying. This is what happens when schools tolerate bullying. This is what happens when schools tolerate bullying. Almost 30 years of the Same Old Story, and somehow the People In Charge don’t get it. We don’t need “weapon free zones” and “zero tolerance policies”; we need an atmosphere […]

Shorties Carpenter’s The Thing

Published on December 14, 2010 By bmagnus

Medical Breakthrough: 2 Hour tuberculosis test. Imagine being able to treat people now without risking that you’re treating something non-existent, and without waiting months to be sure. When the Cows Come Home: Quite literally. I owned one once: Bungalows. On the President and the Economy: ‘Nuff said. Maybe we could use some good old fashioned […]

Senate Republicans Acting Like Toddlers

Published on July 27, 2010 By bmagnus

Or, Senate Decides its Just Fine to be a Wholly Owned Subsidiary of the Fortune 500 and Special Interests. Seriously. The Senate voted 57 to 41 on largely party lines to defeat what Harry Reid called “a bill whose principles both parties once supported and that 9 in 10 Americans want us to pass,” despite […]