In The News

Was anyone else kind of hoping the world would end so we could avoid paying bills? Apparently the Mayans were wrong because 12/21/12 came and went without incident. With Christmas coming and and all those apocalypse parties, you may have to busy to catch up on this week’s news. Here a chance for you to catch up:

The major news story has been the grief and anger in the aftermath of the tragic shootings at Sandy Hook School. Not surprisingly, a lot of the anger has been directed toward the NRA and gun control laws. The whole thing is such a sad affair. Hopefully this will start a real conversation in Washington on stricter gun laws. Unfortunately even with the strictest laws, events like this are an anomaly and impossible to prevent.

We’re headed over the fiscal cliff and the public doesn’t seem to care.

Ms. USA won Ms. Universe dressed like a modern day Mrs. Clause.

Ke$ha’s song “Die Young” has been pulled from many radio stations in the wake of the Newtown tragedy. On a side note, my boyfriend is obsessed with her new album and says the whole thing is incredibly good.

Tom Cruise bought a $13.5 million house in upstate New York for his daughter Suri.  Supposedly he wanted her to have a picturesque Christmas and needed a place to house her new pony. I wonder what Cruise’s other two children get in their stocking? Yes, remember his other two kids.

I love this time of year because it means Peppermint Bark is back. My personal favorite is from Harry & David.

Prince William and Kate Middleton are expecting their first child. Ideas for baby names, Girl: Buffy  Boy: Mumford.

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