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Music Monday: Thanks, Johnny

Published on November 24, 2014 By bmagnus

Ladies and Gentlemen, Johnny Cash:   In Closing: moving; a few diet items; I’m not sure how this works (except Obama is black and therefore any race issues are his fault?); as long as we’re on the topic of the President, a couple immigration items; life chances; it’s good to be king CEO; not so […]

Happy Thanksgiving, and Hanukkah too.

Published on November 28, 2013 By bmagnus

  Here’s some amazing Thanksgiving facts for you and yours. In Closing: NSA and privacy goodness complete with comic ridicule; about Iran; Pope Francis; filibuster; and cutting off their left hand to appease their right wing anti-base.

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 […]

Turkey Sandwich Wars

Published on July 15, 2012 By bmagnus

As nearly as I can tell, it started with a regional chain called Capriotti’s and a sandwich known as The Bobbie. It’s basically “Thanksgiving Dinner on a sub bun”: Turkey, cranberry sauce, stuffing, and mayo. Delicious if a bit carb-heavy. Then a local sandwich shop called Eddie D’s threw down with their own version. As Eddie […]

And Now for Something Completely Different: A “Life Well Lived” Special Post

Published on November 22, 2011 By bmagnus

Ok, I know this isn’t what most of my readers are used to. If it isn’t your cup of tea, I bet you can find the “In Closing” bits in their usual location at the end. I’ve been asked by the nice people at BlogHer (see that banner ad over there? Great!) to write a […]

The Shorties Exorcism

Published on November 24, 2010 By bmagnus

Where Have You Been?: Playing Black Ops. CODBO or BLOPS if you prefer. No zombies. Daddy Says So, and That’s That!: Jeb is not running for President in 2012. Even though Daddy admits that “he’s a good man, he performed as governor, he’s well-spoken, he’s not an extremist, he’s not a wild guy that attributes […]

Thankful

Published on November 26, 2009 By bmagnus

From the Economic Policy Institute. See also, half of teachers report buying food for students with their own money. We can’t even make sure all our citizens have food, yet obesity is a huge problem. We can’t even make sure all our citizens have food, yet Congress wants to force them to buy insurance. We […]