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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 […]

A Very Successful Failure

Published on October 20, 2013 By bmagnus

While the Government was having it’s temper tantrum and existential crisis, the very bill the Republicans claimed to have been fighting quietly started working. Of course, we’ve all heard about how the official Federal website hasn’t been running as well as we expect well-established online services like Google to run. Because it’s totally reasonable to […]

Hospitals Should Not be Allowed to Advertise

Published on May 21, 2013 By bmagnus

Recently, I received two ads for two different hospitals, and of course their emergency departments. The first hospital’s ad arrived in the mail. It included a map, labeled “You’re only 6 miles from EXPERT ER CARE,” and the actual route I would need marked with a nice bold, blue line. Oh thank goodness, otherwise I […]

Reframe

Published on March 21, 2013 By bmagnus

Imagine that you work for a relatively small company. One fine Friday in Spring you go to pick up your paycheck, and the owner of the company asks you to sign this: I agree to use none of my paycheck from XYZ LLC to purchase novels in the Twilight or 50 Shades series. If I […]

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 […]

My Boss Had Some Things to Say about Fear

Published on March 27, 2012 By bmagnus

He gives us a video update every week at our office meeting. I thought this one was more general interest, not really about real estate this week. One thing though: why was he smiling about the idea of a knife to one’s throat? In closing: movie; Zoinks, a ghost ship!; REAL done; don’t let them […]