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A Weighty Subject

Published on February 6, 2014 By bmagnus

Ok, I know it’s February. Those of you that are sticking to your plans to do something towards making yourself healthier this year, good on you. Somebody accidentally put The Truth in a research article: The risk of cardiovascular disease death increases exponentially as you increase your consumption of added sugar. Here’s the abstract; here’s […]

No Reason to Subscribe to Fortune

Published on January 16, 2013 By bmagnus

Let’s cut to the meat: [I]f America fails to enact historic, structural reforms in spending, an entirely new source of revenue will be needed. And it’s likely to be enacted in haste and near-panic, as the only option to forestalling a crisis. “The gap between revenues and outlays will be simply too large,” says J.D. […]

Now see, this is what I was talking about

Published on January 6, 2013 By bmagnus

Just the other day, I was mentioning that a weight loss diet should include avoiding most food that comes out of a box. I did not yet know that this abomination of a product existed. Now, pay special attention to the fact that this “Beef Stroganoff” includes a “creamy cheese sauce” that is “made with […]

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Published on July 21, 2012 By bmagnus

Introducing, from Toyota City, Japan, weighing in at 4100 pounds: She replaces the Yellow Beast. The Sadness of Aurora: I’m not going to dwell on this sickening mess but I will say it’s a tragedy; here’s a professional opinion on how to cope. They’re still setting off bombs in the guy’s apartment. Can anybody reasonably argue […]

Is the 50 State Foreclosure Fraud Settlement Dead?

Published on October 1, 2011 By bmagnus

It sure looks that way! The California Attorney General has pulled out of the settlement talks and plans to run her own investigation! I wouldn’t be surprised if the New York Attorney General followed, since he‘s already talked about investigating on his own, and says he’s looking forward to talking with her. For that matter, […]

Huh.

Published on November 4, 2010 By bmagnus

I’m going to start by saying the only thing I intend to say about politics today: if are an American adult and you didn’t vote in Tuesday’s elections, I have no desire to hear any of your opinions about politics, the law, or the economy. You had your opportunity to make your voice known,  even […]