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Bizarre Insurance Policies: Edition 2

Posted By crom84 167 days ago on Off Beat News

http://www.healthquotes.ca - All about weird insurance policies that range from alien abduction, impregnation and consumption insurance to multiple birth insurance and free riot insurance. If there is a risk to mitigate and people willing to pay the premiums then you can count on there being a policy!

That Night When Antisemite Joshua Bonehill Had A Public Meltdown On Twitter...

Posted By loupdargentonline 1019 days ago on Off Beat News

http://www.loupdargent.info - Perhaps, the pressure of leading his brand new, but already failing, movement (losing support from his fellow neo-nazis by the minute) was too much after all for the infamous fascist, antisemite, racist and convicted serial liar, Joshua Bonehill?...

The States Should Have the Power to Fire Congress

Posted By cameroncowan 1024 days ago on Off Beat News

http://www.cameroncowan.net - Let’s Fire Congress Most parliamentary systems have a mechanism to dismiss the legislative body when it’s not working. This causes new elections and hopefully changes. However, there is an interesting anomaly in the American system: Congress can’t be fired in whole or in part. How Do we Fire Congress?   I can see how the […]

Education 2.0

Posted By cameroncowan 1027 days ago on Off Beat News

http://www.cameroncowan.net - Its time to seriously reform education in the United States Rates of graduation have been on the decline. Students are unprepared for college and life in general. The rating of the education system in the United States has gone from #1 to #23 in 50 years. It’s time to reform the education system.     […]

The Communal Nature of Travel

Posted By cameroncowan 1031 days ago on Off Beat News

http://www.cameroncowan.net - I traveled quite a bit in 2014. Between 2 trips to Washington, moving to Washington and dashing back to Colorado for the holiday season I’ve spent quite a bit of time in airports, train stations, and (in one case) standing with an instant acquaintance in the middle of I-90 waiting for a blasting operation to […]

Publicly Funded Savings Accounts

Posted By cameroncowan 1046 days ago on Off Beat News

http://www.cameroncowan.net - The savings rate in the U.S. and many other developed nations is extremely low. Most people don’t have $2,000 in savings for emergencies or other expenses if a car breaks down or some other essential comes up. So then that leaves the question, how do we get people saving money? Economically, savings are important because […]

Race in America: We should all go to church

Posted By cameroncowan 1054 days ago on Off Beat News

http://www.cameroncowan.net - James Poulos on The Daily Beast has a very old fashioned way of dealing with racism: Church. Its not so clear in the article but he brings up a good point. In the light of a very racially charged 2014 it is clear that in some ways we are no further along the pathway to an […]