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Edina Public Schools Overtaken By Leftism
11 Jan. 2018
Edina Public Schools Overtaken By Leftism
Another One Bites The Dust Before I start, it’s important to point out that I’m distinguishing between the Left and liberals in this country.  There is a vast different between the two, with liberals having much more in common with conservatives than with the Left.  For more clarity on the different between the Left and
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Post Office Still Alive For Manufactured Spend
30 Dec. 2017
Post Office Still Alive For Manufactured Spend
Dead? There are tons of points blogs out there that break news, and get information out to hobbyists quickly.  I’m thankful that they do, and many do an excellent job of it.  On November 3, 2017 major points sites like Flyertalk, DoctorofCredit, FrequentMiler and many others claimed that the the Post Office wasn’t viable for manufacture...
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The OTHER Mint:  Manufactured Spend In Canada
18 Nov. 2017
The OTHER Mint: Manufactured Spend In Canada
Deja Vu? Nearly anyone who’s been involved in the award points and miles hobby for any measurable length of time has heard about manufactured spending perfection, aka the US Mint Deal.  As a brief recap, the US Mint, the government agency responsible for printing hard currency, wanted to get dollar coins back into circulation.  So
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Best Websites For Points & Miles Beginners
17 Nov. 2017
Best Websites For Points & Miles Beginners
At a local points meetup last night there were some new people that made it to the meeting, and a few of them were new to points and miles.  Like we all were at a certain point it was easy for them to get lost in all the information.  Here are some links to some
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Manufactured Spend and Cost Per Point
13 Nov. 2017
Manufactured Spend and Cost Per Point
Earning award points and miles is fun.  For some seeing their points balances increase dramatically is even addictive, and can sometimes impair judgment about the financial costs that they are incurring.  Anyone can earn a a ton of flyer miles and other travel related points in a year, but the question that should always be asked is at what
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Youtube Sued for Censoring Conservatives
6 Nov. 2017
Youtube Sued for Censoring Conservatives
Audio Gold In roughly 50 countries of travel, the best radio program – including music – that I’ve heard anywhere in the world is The Dennis Prager Show.  It’s a conservative radio program that talks about politics, religion, morality, relationships and male/female issues, happiness, and much more.  In Dennis’ own word...
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The Best Travel Daypacks & Carry Ons
17 Oct. 2017
The Best Travel Daypacks & Carry Ons
Great Day Packs. Period. Americans love the latest and greatest tech, gadgets, and travel gear.  I have soft spots for those things too, and I really enjoy well made and functional travel equipment.  My first trip overseas was to Europe for 6 months as a backpacker, and from those early days of carrying nearly everything on my
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Club Carlson Hanging On By A Thread
28 Sep. 2017
Club Carlson Hanging On By A Thread
“I’m sorry but we don’t see you as a listed passenger on this flight.” I heard that phrase 4 times on 4 separate flights from Fiji Airways on my trip to Fiji and Australia a few weeks ago.  What makes the situation even worse was that 2 of those flights were international.  Imagine standing in
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