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Imagine travelling back in time a few centuries to tell peasants #feudalism is great because Dark Ages kings are "job creators"
These may come in handy this week -
I may or may not be dancing with a broomstick while listening to the greatest song ever. . .today. . .
"George Jones - Same Ole Me (with The Oak Ridge Boys)"
This is what conversations are like with my friend, the Trump supporter:
Me: Look! It's a gorilla!
Friend: You don't know that's a gorilla, it could be a bird.
Me: Wut? Even a fool can see that's a gorilla!
Friend: Nobody has tested it. It could be a bird. Until it has been tested, nobody knows.
Me: My gosh! All signs point to it being a gorilla!
Friend: That's just what the media want you to believe. There is NO evidence that it is a gorilla.
1. You give me keys to your snail mail post box
2. Every morning I go through all the ads and replace them with a single flyer that's tailored to only things of your interest.
3. While doing that I'm going to read your personal mail, to get better at preparing a flyer for you.
What do you think?
Outrageous? Still using gmail?
And if you value your sanity, stay away from comments about Doctor Who today. You know it's going to be gross and try to steal your joy.
Take this news and do something offline. 😁
Darwin Award nominee, for sure. . .
Man tries to remove bees with fireworks, burns down garage - "MAN TRIES TO REMOVE BEES WITH FIREWORKS, BURNS DOWN GARAGE"
"IF TRUMP IS SO UPSET ABOUT SURVEILLANCE, HE SHOULD MAKE APPOINTMENTS TO THIS OVERSIGHT BOARD"
US Healthcare (2/3)
That fact hasn’t changed much over the years: compared to 35 other countries, Americans have spent more on their health every year since 2000. Even once you factor in government spending, healthcare in the US is still more expensive than elsewhere. Total health spending last year, including private out-of-pocket and government spending, was $8,985 per person in the US while the OECD average was just $3,633.
US Healthcare (1/3)
Healthcare in America is more expensive than in any other rich country. In 2016, the average American spent $4,571 on their health – a figure five times higher than the average out-of-pocket spending of other countries in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
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