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Addressing a trend

Published on October 25, 2012 By bmagnus

I’ve been getting more than my fair share of comment spam recently (not quite enough that I’m ready to use one of those “prove you’re human” things). Lately, one of the topics is HCG diets. Let me make one thing perfectly crystal clear about HCG: it is the only diet drug required by the FDA […]

Griswold v. Connecticut

Published on June 7, 2012 By bmagnus

June 7, 1965 was the day that the Supreme Court decided that women had the right to contraception. More precisely, the Supremes ruled that ordinary Americans have a right to privacy, and little is more private than what a married couple do in the privacy of their home. It was later rulings that extended the […]

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 […]

Twofer Thursday: This is Your Economy and Warren Buffett Redux

Published on June 3, 2010 By bmagnus

This is Your Economy: The ADP payroll report is out today. They’re the people who print paychecks, so they have a very good idea how many private sector jobs there are. And in May, they say there were 55,000 more private sector jobs. All the gains came from the “service” sector: jobs that often begin […]