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Island of Lost Shorties

Published on September 13, 2013 By bmagnus

  The Tall Shop? Boy are they barking up the wrong tree! Anyway, Shorties. Let’s not forget about these guys: FISA, NSA, privacy, cracked crypto, due process, hearings designed to make the people feel all warm and fussy fuzzy (sometimes typos are funny) about something being done even though nobody in a position of authority is even […]

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 […]

Cyrus: Shorties of a Serial Killer

Published on June 29, 2011 By bmagnus

8 Years: Somehow I managed to overlook my Blogiversary. Next time you have a hard time getting through to your doctor’s office: Remember that the Feds are tying up the line trying to figure out how hard it is for you to get an appointment. He’s just so nice: Matt Damon is trying to find […]

Public Service Announcement

Published on May 13, 2011 By bmagnus

If you’ve noticed that a bunch of your favorite blogs that usually update every day don’t have new posts, there’s a reason. I have it on good authority that Blogger is down. This good authority goes on to wonder how “fun” it would be to have a cloud computing outage when trying to get work […]

A story

Published on February 18, 2011 By bmagnus

The President keeps talking about making the hard budget decisions that families make around their kitchen tables. Let’s turn that table. Once upon a time — ok, long about 2001 — there was a family that was finally coming up for air. Once they paid off their bills each month, there was actually money left […]

Too Mad to Write about Politics

Published on February 11, 2011 By bmagnus

Seriously. If I write about any of the crap spewing from Washington — whether from Congress, Timmy Geithner, or our gutless President who is more conservative than Nixon or Reagan — I’m likely to say something regrettable. So here’s what some other people have to say. As it is, I use a little more salty […]