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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. […]

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 […]

Book Review: Diary of a Mad Fat Girl

Published on March 8, 2012 By bmagnus

This post is in connection with the BlogHer Book Club. I am being compensated for this review and received a free copy of the book itself. Join the conversation! My first clue that Diary of a Mad Fat Girl by Stephanie McAfee might have a little disconnect was when I laid eyes on the cover: […]

Shorties in the Sky

Published on October 19, 2010 By bmagnus

Impressive: America needs roughly $2,200,000,000,000 in repairs to things like roads, tunnels, bridges and the like. You don’t suppose doing something like that might result in some kind of fiscal stimulus? Stick to feeding the poor and preaching peace: young people increasingly turned off by the hateful political crap spewed by many churches. Do Not […]

Thoughts for Labor Day

Published on September 4, 2010 By bmagnus

I think it’s appropriate to focus on jobs for Labor Day. The good news is that employers did add new jobs last month. Unfortunately they didn’t add nearly enough to make a dent in unemployment. Even as private employers are adding positions, cash-strapped state and local governments have had no choice but to cut them. […]

Hold Your Nose and Pick One

Published on August 28, 2010 By bmagnus

The Nevada race for Senate continues to be close. But this week the Las Vegas Review Journal — our paper of record, serving roughly 75% of the state’s population — did a different poll. They found that 2/3 of people who support Sharron Angle wish the Republican candidate were someone else, along with 8 in […]