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Music Monday: ?

Published on March 11, 2013 By bmagnus

Happy Birthday to both John Barrowman (Captain Jack Harkness) and Alex Kingston (Melody Pond River Song).   In Closing: let’s just get all the TSA bashing out of the way; hope nobody is surprised that Federal law still says pot businesses aren’t legal; Sir Patrick Stewart; no plan is a plan; I already said this; […]

Music Monday: What’s Going On

Published on January 21, 2013 By bmagnus

  In Closing: the cat came back; the wages of austerity; aww rats; adventurous surrogate mother wanted; rubber duckies; well yeah, it looks silly when he does it; too redacted; Clouds! Pork Exercise! Mexico! Pass the word; backtrack; never occurred to them that’s not an option for everybody; locking up the dumb b**** for not knowing what’s […]

Unemployment and Underemployment Mythbusting

Published on June 20, 2012 By bmagnus

According to the current conservative narrative, the unemployed and underemployed are what they are because they are lazy. They’re not doing what it takes to get a job. They’re not willing to get educated for the so-called Jobs Of Tomorrow. They’re not willing to step down to take a job that doesn’t pay enough to […]

Unmade in America

Published on September 3, 2011 By bmagnus

A couple of weeks ago I read this Forbes article called “Why Amazon Can’t Make A Kindle In the USA.” I was looking for the two tired and mostly false arguments that usually get trotted out: Greedy American workers want outrageous things like a living wage, regular hours, decent benefits, and a safe workplace. We […]

Oh Nuts, It’s Her Annual Feminism Post

Published on August 18, 2011 By bmagnus

If you don’t read Natalie Dee, you should: She’s married to Drew of “Toothpaste for Dinner” and “Married to the Sea.” You should go check it out and maybe order some T-Shirts. Anyways…. I’m trying to link to more news than other people’s opinions. No point in being part of the echo chamber. Nevertheless, PunditMom […]

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 […]

Happy Solstice

Published on June 21, 2011 By bmagnus

And first day of Summer. Does anything say summer quite like fresh fruit? In closing: glitch, or back door to true universal health care?; digital destruction; good luck with that first line; trickle down; enough war; Science American Style; it’s the jobs, stupid; tied; origins of the Japanese; explains the evening “news“; and 747-8.

Don’t Make This Hard

Published on July 25, 2010 By bmagnus

Just about everybody thinks that Elizabeth Warren would be the absolute best qualified and most knowledgeable person to run the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Everybody except Timmy Geithner and the big financial institutions that got us into our current mess and stand to be regulated by the bureau, of course. After all, she might do […]