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Jimmy Kimmel Apologizes For Saying All Kids Should Have Health Care #jimmy #kimmel, #bill #cassidy,


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Jimmy Kimmel on his show on May 8, 2017 “apologizing” for his “insensitive” and “offensive” comments about how all children should have health care (Screenshot)

Last week, Jimmy Kimmel made an emotional and personal plea about health care in America. He told the story of his son’s life-threatening experience at a hospital in Los Angeles, and said that all children, regardless of their parents’ income, deserve medical treatment. But last night he apologized for his “offensive” comments.

“I would like to apologize for saying that children in America should have health care. It was insensitive, it was offensive, and I hope you can find it in your heart to forgive me,” Kimmel said last night .

Kimmel’s apology was facetious, of course. But there is a large group of people who truly don’t think that all Americans should get life-saving treatment, regardless of whether they can afford it.

Take, as just one example, former Congressman (and noted cuck ) Joe Walsh:

Kimmel had US Senator Bill Cassidy from Louisiana on his show as well last night to discuss the future of health care in America. Cassidy had said that any health care reforms that are put forward now have to pass the “Jimmy Kimmel Test.”

“Since I am Jimmy Kimmel, I’d like to make a suggestion as to what the Jimmy Kimmel test should be. I’ll keep it simple,” Kimmel told Cassidy. “The Jimmy Kimmel test I think should be, no family should be denied medical care, emergency or otherwise, because they can’t afford it.”

“Hey man, you’re on the right track. But we’ve gotta be able to pay for it,” Cassidy said.

Kimmel suggested that one way to pay for it was to first not give tax cuts to millionaires, and “leave it how it is.” This, of course, isn’t a real solution, but it shows you just how backwards everything is right now.

The rest of the developed world provides health care to all its citizens. But the US hasn’t quite figured out how to do it. The Jimmy Kimmel Test appears to be maintenance of the status quo, which still doesn’t leave everyone covered. But at least it’s not literally stripping millions of health insurance. I guess you take the small victories here in the year 2017.

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Why you don’t need to buy extra car rental insurance

Confused about whether or not to buy extra insurance when standing at the rental car counter? Join the club.

Often times, people end up buying supplemental insurance protection that they really don’t need, said Odysseas Papadimitriou, CEO of credit card comparison site, CardHub.com. That can add anywhere from $15 to $30 a day to the cost of a rental.

“The majority of consumers are covered by their own auto insurance, but they may not know it,” he said. “They may be spending extra money when they don’t have to.”

And those who aren’t covered by their own insurance, are likely covered by their credit card, he said. All four major credit card issuers, Visa ( V ). American Express ( AXP ). MasterCard ( MA ) and Discover ( DFS ). provide some form of rental car insurance coverage. Although, MasterCard issues a few cards that don’t offer coverage.

CardHub rated the card issuers based on the extent and length of the coverage they provide, how clearly they state what’s covered and how easy it is to get claims paid. American Express ( AXP ) received the highest rating of 90% for its car rental insurance; Discover ( DFS ) was second at 88%; MasterCard ( MA ) third at 79%; and Visa ( V ) ranked last at 74%.

To make sure you get covered, you must charge your entire car rental on your credit card and decline the supplemental collision damage coverage offered by the rental company. If you sign up for that insurance, you won’t be covered by the credit card company.

Coverage from your credit card comes with restrictions, though, said Papadimitriou. Several types of vehicles aren’t covered, including trucks with open beds and off-road vehicles, as well as exotic or expensive cars like Ferraris or Jaguars. And American Express doesn’t cover certain popular SUVs, such as Chevy Suburbans, Ford Expeditions and Range Rovers.

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Visa and MasterCard may not cover damages that occur on dirt or gravel roads and other cards don’t cover wheels and rims. Some card issuers cap rental periods at 15 days, after which the insurance lapses. None of the card issuers will insure a rental car for more than 30 days straight.

Rental cars in some countries are not eligible for credit card insurance. The ones most often named include Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica and Australia.

One other important note: Unless your personal auto insurance also covers business use, your personal policy won’t cover damage caused when you’re renting a car for a business trip.

Drivers who aren’t sure about their coverage should call their credit card company before they leave for their trip.

CNNMoney (New York) First published June 30, 2014: 6:04 AM ET


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Welcome to Eagle Lake Lodge!
Canadian fishing and hunting vacation trips on beautiful Eagle Lake
near Vermilion Bay, Ontario Canada

Eagle Lake Lodge is the place to be.

Our beautiful drive-to lodge and lakefront modern cabins provide excellent accommodations for fisherman and families. with a relaxing atmosphere in a true Canadian setting.

Enjoy Eagle Lake’s own music as waves gently lap the shore. Observe the awe-inspiring majesty of eagles soaring overhead as you fish. Enjoy the camaraderie of friends and family at our July potlucks. Witness a magnificent Canadian sunset from our screened in deck as a loon makes its evening call.

EAGLE LAKE offers a challenge to the fisherman – record Muskie have been taken from the lake. Cast or troll for this fierce fighter as well as for Walleye. Northern Pike or Smallmouth Bass .

Eagle Lake Lodge is an affordable DRIVE-IN RESORT. We pride ourselves on 1st class, friendly service.

Whether you choose AMERICAN PLAN (which includes three meals a day, daily maid serv ice and fish cleaning), or HOUSEKEEPING, you will stay in yo ur own private fully modern cabin.

Cabins sleep from 2 to 12 people, have separate b edrooms, living rooms, kitchens, and three piece bathrooms. They are equipped with comfortable beds, dishes, cookware, blankets and sheets. Propane gas for cooking and heating and electric refrigerators.

While you’re taking in the beauty of Eagle Lake, listen to the loons or catch a glimpse of our resident bald eagles. Pull up on one of our many islands and enjoy the taste of fresh fish during a shore lunch.

For the vacationer with a family, there’s hours of boating fun on Eagle, swimming in sparkling clear water, waterskiing and lots of sandy beach. The rugged beauty of the countryside is the perfect setting for hiking, picnics, berry picking, rock collecting and, of course, the naturalist. Top off a fun-filled day with a famous Northern shorelunch . Succulent fillets sizzling in the pan will tempt the most jaded appetite.

Great Ontario Canada Fishing!

Although being a good size body of water (68,426 acres – 405 miles of shor eline), with it’s many bays, islands and creek s, Eagle seems quite friendly. Eagle Lake Lodge is located on the northeast side of the lake. We will sit down and go over a map with you upon your arrival at camp, talking about where we would try for different species of fish. We use new 40 h.p. Mercury motors and 18 ft. Lund boats. There is no motor size restriction on Eagle Lake.

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For your convenience, you may purchase gas, both live and artificial bait at the Lodge, as well as fishing and hunting licenses. General supplies may be purchased at Eagle River, only 4 1/2 miles from the Lodge. Charter flights can be arranged to adjacent lakes for fishing and hunting. Please inquire about our big game and bird hunting seasons. Guides are available by pre-arrangement.


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Fully Funded PhD Programs in Public Policy and Public Administration

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People often ask us about fellowships to fund doctoral study. In general, finding and entering a PhD program that offers automatic full funding to its doctoral students is easier than winning a competitive external doctoral fellowship. When a doctoral program indicates that they provide full funding to their PhD students, in most cases this means they provide each admitted student full tuition and a stipend for living expenses for the four to six year duration of the student s doctoral studies. Not all universities provide full funding to their doctoral students, which is why I recommend researching the financial aid offerings of all the potential PhD programs in your academic field, including small and lesser-known schools both in the U.S. and abroad.

Below is a list of universities that offer full funding to all of the admitted students to their PhD programs in public policy, public administration and public affairs:

American University, School of Public Affairs (Washington, DC): American typically provides up to four years of assistance for students entering with a master’s degree, and up to five years for students entering without a master’s degree. All funding packages include full tuition remission; a very competitive stipend for living expenses; excellent travel support for professional conferences; and a variety of internal funding opportunities for students at the dissertation stage. In addition to department-level support, many of our students receive additional travel funds and/or summer income by working with faculty who have secured external funding for their research.

Carnegie Mellon University, Heinz College (Pittsburgh, PA): The financial aid program for the PhD in Public Policy and Management is designed to provide students with the financial support necessary to enable them to successfully complete the program. This support also allows the student to gain classroom experience that is valued in the academic marketplace. Every Ph.D. student in good standing receives a full-tuition scholarship for their entire tenure in the program. Beginning in Fall 2012, students who remain in good standing may also receive a stipend and Teaching Assistantships of up to $18,000 per academic year.

Duke University, Sanford School of Public Policy (Durham, NC): During the first year of the program, most students receive a scholarship for tuition and fees and are paid a stipend via departmental or external fellowships, with no additional work obligations. In years two and three, students are expected to work as Research or Teaching Assistants to earn part of the stipend. In years four and five, students will be funded through a combination of research assistantships and external dissertation fellowships.

Georgia State, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies/Georgia Tech (Atlanta, GA): The Andrew Young School has been able to fund virtually all full-time students for at least three years. Assistantships typically provide full tuition waivers and stipends of $18,000 per year. Three new doctoral students each year receive Andrew Young or AYSPS Dean’s Scholar Fellowships, which provide an additional $6,000 annually.

Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs (Princeton, NJ): The doctoral program offers full merit-based funding to cover the cost of each student’s tuition and living expenses for five years. The stipend for living expenses is $30,500.

University of Michigan, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy (Ann Arbor, MI): At present, new doctoral students enter our program with a funding package sufficient to cover tuition, insurance, and living expenses for the first five years of study.

University of Southern California (USC), Sol Price School of Public Policy (Los Angeles, CA): Incoming Ph.D. students at USC are fully supported for four years through a graduate assistantship that provides tuition remission, a stipend for fall and spring semesters, year-round health and dental insurance, and payment of the university’s health center fee for fall and spring semester. The graduate assistantship provides an opportunity for students to work on teaching and collaborative research with one of our faculty members. Students beyond their fourth year of study are often supported through teaching assistantships, research assistantships or a combination of funding sources from USC and/or outside sources.

Sign up to browse our fellowships database to learn about other opportunities to fund graduate and doctoral study.

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Six billion Qantas points slashed in credit card overhaul #borrowing, #credit #cards, #american #express, #amex,


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Six billion Qantas points slashed in credit card overhaul

Qantas discovers that loyalty pays off

I love my frequent flyer points but, with young children, I rarely fly anywhere far to accrue them. Instead, my strategy is to flush every possible dollar through my credit card.

Last year my family of four used Qantas points to travel from Hong Kong to London, return, for free. Instead of paying $10,000 to get to Britain with a stopover, we spent only $4000 on a return flight to Hong Kong.

But if you’re like me, there’s distressing news.

A new government cap from July 1 on the hidden cost of credit card transactions, intended to stop merchants overcharging customers, is going to stop our points. Or at least seriously curtail them.

So-called interchange fees are charged by the bank that issues your credit card to the merchants where you use the card. Today the fees are up to 1.7 per cent of the transaction amount on premium cards, but in just over three weeks they will be limited to 0.8 per cent on nearly all cards. (Note cards issued directly by American Express, rather than an Amex from a bank, are unaffected).

This is why the big four are waging war on their Amex cards. as they scramble to preserve profit margin.

But all premium cards will be affected – especially those that earn frequent flyer points. And Qantas cards are the ones Aussies love the most.

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Exclusive analysis for Money suggests more than 2 million Qantas frequent flyer cards will shortly have their “earn rates” slashed – the number of points you earn per $1 you spend. The figures from comparison site Finder are based on the size of the credit card market and the spread of products (21 per cent offer Qantas frequent flyer points).

Already the earn rate on one in three Qantas cards has been cut to counter the coming loss of revenue. That represents a collective detriment to customers across the country of some 6 billion frequent flyer points each year – or more than $100 million in lost value annually.

Finder spokeswoman Bessie Hassan says this works out close to 48,000 Qantas return flights to Europe valued at $2000.

“While the everyday consumer may not know what an interchange fee actually is, the implications of the Reserve Bank changes will be huge for rewards credit card holders,” she says.

Based on the average credit card spend of $18,987, the typical Qantas credit card will earn 4979 fewer points a year (on changes announced so far). The loss in dollar terms ranges from $81 to $242 (each Qantas frequent flyer point is worth about 1.7¢).

Customers with an ANZ Frequent Flyer Platinum card will have 14,240 fewer points a year, although ANZ has entirely abolished its annual fee on Qantas cards for the first year, which actually makes this an attractive card now. The least affected in terms of points changes we know are cardholders with Citi Qantas Signature Visa, NAB Qantas Rewards Platinum Card and Westpac Altitude Qantas Black – they’ll lose only 4747 points. (All figures use average spend).

“Phew! I have my frequent flyers with another airline,” you may be thinking. But you’ll find it’s similar.

The good news is, after the change to interchange fees, points collectors who are typical spenders should still on average come out ahead based on the Qantas experience so far (and see my tips for how to maximise your points – not your spend – to combat the clawback).

Note too there are huge giveaways at the moment on sign-up – up to 90,000 instant Qantas points – that could incentivize your switch to a card with more generous conditions. On Monday, Qantas itself also seized the opportunity to grab market share with a new launch: The Qantas Premier MasterCard with $1 earning you one point if spent in Australia, 1.5 if transacted overseas and two if you’re buying a Qantas product. It sounds good but in reality represents similar value to the cut-down Qantas cards.

Over time of course, issuers of existing cards could look to recoup their interchange cash by increasing annual fees – or upping interest rates. (But if you don’t clear your balance in full each month, you shouldn’t use these expensive cards in the first place).

Frequent flyer addicts will need to be vigilant about their value going forward.

Meanwhile, the question I’m asked most often is: “How does it relate to the credit surcharges we are so often forced to pay?”

Firstly, large merchants are already banned from charging more than the actual cost, and from levying a flat fee, and small ones will be from September.

Secondly, the imminent cap on background or interchange costs to merchants should, theoretically, reduce credit card surcharges for customers (with the exception of pure Amex cards that don’t fall under the interchange rules). The Reserve Bank is on record saying businesses should pass on the savings and, eventually, this will give the economy a nice little boost.

We’ll see what happens. Because the true-cost surcharging regime has so far seen some merchants apply a charge at the checkout where previously there was none.

How to maximise your Qantas points and combat the clawback

· Did you know Bpay payments attract no points with many rewards cards? However, settling ALL your bills via a direct transaction with a provider could dramatically up your points. Just check there’s no credit card surcharge to undo your advantage.

· Further to the last tip, some – but not all – schemes exclude any utility, Tax Office or government payment from points. There might be an opportunity to earn more with a different card.

· Finally some good news for renters… many real estate agents now offer credit card facilities, which means you could turn this significant annual expense into free flights (check that the payment system they use allows points). Say you pay $500 a week in rent. If your card awards one point for $1 spent, there’s an extra annual 26,000 points. Take that mortgage holders!

Nicole Pedersen-McKinnon is a commentator and educator who presents her Smart Money Start. fun financial literacy incursion, in high schools around Australia. Follow Nicole on Facebook .

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    American Heart Association Classes

    Welcome to Kansas City First Aid. We are located in Overland Park, Kansas and specialize in teaching First Aid, CPR, and AED classes onsite throughout the Kansas City and surrounding area.

    C lasses for individual healthcare providers, childcare provides, and lay rescuers are offered regularly at one of our locations. Visit our Class Schedule webpage for scheduled course information and online registration.

    All of the courses listed below are available and can be scheduled upon request for your group. If you would like information on group training at your workplace, please visit our Onsite Training webpage or contact our office at 913-980-5245.

    Click on a link below for specific course details and registration information. If you don’t know which course you need, view the 2012 AHA Course Matrix or call our office at 913-980-5245. Thank you for choosing Kansas City First Aid!

    Healthcare Professional Courses (work in medical setting) BLS for Healthcare Providers CPR Course The American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Course is designed to teach the skills of CPR for victims of all ages. Other skills include ventilation with a barrier device, a bag-mask device, use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), and relief of a foreign-body airway obstruction. It is intended for participants who provide healthcare to patients in a wide variety of settings. Prerequisite. none. This course is right for you if you are a first time student taking this course for the first time or your certification has expired.
    BLS for Healthcare Providers CPR Online Renewal
    The American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers Online Renewal course is designed specifically for experienced healthcare providers who have prior CPR training and need recertification. The online course provides the opportunity to refresh skills and recertify without having to take the full content course in a traditional classroom. A brief Skills Test* in a classroom must also completed to receive a new completion card. Prerequisite: Current BLS for Healthcare Providers course completion card. *See BLS for Healthcare Providers Skills Test below. Skills Test for the BLS for Healthcare Providers CPR Online Renewal
    The Skills Evaluation for the American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers Online Renewal course involves hands-on scenarios in a classroom. Successful completion enables you to receive a new course completion card. Prerequisite. Completion of the BLS for Healthcare Providers Online Renewal and a current BLS for Healthcare Providers course completion card. This course is right for you if you want to renew your skills partly online and partly in a classroom.
    ACLS Provider Course The American Heart Association ACLS Providers Course is designed for Healthcare providers who either direct or participate in the resuscitation of a patient. ACLS emphasizes the importance of basic life support CPR to patient survival; the integration of effective basic life support with advanced cardiovascular life support interventions; and the importance of effective team interaction and communication during resuscitation. Prerequisite: Successful completion of BLS for Healthcare Provider CPR Course. Workplace Courses (work in non-medical Settings)
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    The Heartsaver AED Course teaches the basic techniques of adult and child CPR and use of an automated external defibrillator (AED). The course also teaches how to recognize the signs of heart attack, stroke, cardiac arrest, and foreign-body airway obstruction. I nfant CPR may be taught if students live or work in a setting where infants are present. This course provides certification to use a public access AED and satisfies the requirements for anyone who needs certification or recertification as part of an early access defibrillation program. The couse is modular, meaning there are two course options depending upon which modules you chose: Adult/Child or Adult/Child/Infant.
    Heartsaver Adult First Aid The Heartsaver First Aid Course covers First Aid Basics, Medical Emergencies, Injury Emergencies, and Environmental Emergencies. The course teaches the lay rescuer the knowledge and psychomotor skills they need to recognize emergencies at the worksite and give first aid until the arrival of EMS. Heartsaver Adult First Aid with CPR and AED This American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid with CPR and AED Course was developed on the basis of evidence-based guidelines. It is a modular course that includes essential information and training in the first-aid skills recommended by OSHA and provides the skills to effectively assess and maintain life from the critical minutes immediately following an emergency, until the arrival of emergency medical services personnel. The course provides a complete health and safety training solution for first aid, adult and child CPR, and AED. I nfant CPR may be taught if students live or work in a setting where infants are present. Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid The Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid Course covers First Aid Basics, Medical Emergencies, Injury Emergencies, and Environmental Emergencies. The course teaches the lay rescuer the knowledge and psychomotor skills they need to recognize emergencies at the worksite and give first aid. The course also includes: Asthma care training for childcare providers, Eye Injuries, Fever, Snake, Poisonous Spider, Scorpion, Tick, and Marine Animal Bites and Stings; Suspected Abuse.
    Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid with CPR and AED The Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid with CPR and AED Course covers all of the Pediatric First Aid topics with the addition of adult and pediatric CPR, and the use of a public access defibrillator (AED). The comprehensive course teaches the rescuer the knowledge and psychomotor skills they need to recognize emergencies at the worksite and give first aid or CPR and use an AED.
    Community Courses (Awareness course*) *Not a certification course Family Friends CPR Anytime Self-Directed Course Family Friends CPR Anytime is a self-directed learning program that provides a flexible, research-proven alternative to the traditional classroom style Family Friends CPR course. It allows students to learn adult and child CPR skills individually or in large group settings, and at their own pace. The core skills of CPR are taught utilizing a 22 minute DVD, and a personal manikin (Mini Anne�). The AHA strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in BLS and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA, and any fees charged for such a course do not represent income to the Association. Kansas City First Aid is an Authorized Training Site of the American Heart Association.

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