Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Is that a candy cane in your pocket?

Really!?! This is what it has come to? A 'health-care gift card'? The richest nation in the world and our national health care plan is a rip off of Starbucks? - Medical Gift Cards A Hot Commodity This X-Mas:

"When it comes to Christmas presents, Stacey Smith was stumped over what to give to her husband's grandmother.

'Especially an older person … they really have everything they need,' Smith said.

But now she's found something that fits perfectly -- the 'gift of health' through a medical gift card.

'She can use it towards her prescriptions and her medical bills or anything like that,' Smith said."
Wait, it gets worse.....

One in Five Expect to Borrow to Heat Homes This Winter

For perhaps as many as 27 million American adults, keeping warm this winter will mean borrowing money and 20 million will use credit cards to be able to afford their heating bills, according to a poll."

Best. Country. Evah.


Is that a candy cane in your pocket, or are you just happy to see me?

Santa acted like a little bitch about it, too.

Woman Accused of Groping Mall Santa:

Santa Claus says that a woman who sat on his lap was naughty, not nice.

A Santa at the Danbury Fair mall said the woman groped him.

'The security officer at the mall said Santa Claus has been sexually assaulted,' police Detective Lt. Thomas Michael said of the weekend complaint."

Woo-hoo. At least he's involved somehow.

Peter Jackson to produce `The Hobbit':

"NEW YORK - Peter Jackson and New Line Cinema have reached agreement to make J.R.R. Tolkien's 'The Hobbit,' a planned prequel to the blockbuster trilogy 'The Lord of the Rings.'"

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