Snowboarding’s Best Countries

Newsweek recently released an exhaustive ranking of the best countries in the world, based on key factors such as education, health, quality of life, economic dynamism, and political environment. They even made a fancy interactive flash infographic thing so you could see how authoritative it was, and have no grounds to argue. But perhaps the most newsworthy part of this feature was that the good ol' USA ranked a sorry number 11, thanks in large part to our pathetic health and education systems. We felt as good Americans it was our patriotic duty to bring some esteem back to the good old US of A. To do this, we're presenting…
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America Rules!

I was going to do a 4th of July post for 4th of July weekend, but I think I've come up with something even better. You see this weekend, I took advantage of what's truly great about this country. I am very opposed to being in debt, spending money I don't have, etc. This tends to make me totally cheap about things. But for some reason, the one thing I am willing to spend money on is my house, and I recently decided to bite the bullet and get all new windows and doors for the place. I planned on just paying for them out of savings then "paying myself…
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Snowboarding’s Best Countries

Newsweek recently released an exhaustive ranking of the best countries in the world, based on key factors such as education, health, quality of life, economic dynamism, and political environment. They even made a fancy interactive flash infographic thing so you could see how authoritative it was, and have no grounds to argue. But perhaps the most newsworthy part of this feature was that the good ol' USA ranked a sorry number 11, thanks in large part to our pathetic health and education systems. We felt as good Americans it was our patriotic duty to bring some esteem back to the good old US of A. To do this, we're presenting…
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America Rules!

I was going to do a 4th of July post for 4th of July weekend, but I think I've come up with something even better. You see this weekend, I took advantage of what's truly great about this country. I am very opposed to being in debt, spending money I don't have, etc. This tends to make me totally cheap about things. But for some reason, the one thing I am willing to spend money on is my house, and I recently decided to bite the bullet and get all new windows and doors for the place. I planned on just paying for them out of savings then "paying myself…
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