Tis the season to return overspent and underused gifts fala la la … from the best video games of the year to the worst pet gifts and a billionaire with no where to put his money. Pull the ribbon and bits of wrapping paper from your face and fur, Christmas is over and the hangover has begun.
If you got clothes for Christmas, chances are you are headed to the store this week. Beware, retailers are suffering and don’t want to cut any slack to customers. Most will be having narrow return windows and you need your receipt. Scrooge awards all around.
Gamers; take your gift cards and run right out and buy Batman: Arkham City. This is the best overall game of 2011 and has awesome graphics and story. Non-gamers might even like to just watch it, its so great.
If you have several billionaires in your country who cannot invest in anything due to government corruption, it might be time to ask Santa to intervene. In India, many have made fortunes with new business and technology. Now, they cannot invest in building, roads and infrastructure due to the level of government corruption that existed for decades. New officials are so afraid of the rules they take forever to approve any permits.
Indian Santas; high tail it over to America where you can get permits with no waiting or bribery involved. We are happy just to have your money, er, business.
Finally, Scrooge Award to California’s Marmonte League for benching a teen without even hearing why his guardian asked for a player exception. Hey Marmonte, does it make you feel better if you don’t know why you’re kicking the dog? Is it somehow OK to stomp on the cat while its down if you don’t listen to it scream? Well, if you refuse a request for residency waiver from a boy who survived attempted murder and moved from the state where it happened, you should LISTEN to the FACTS. Hey, even cats and dogs make peaceful exceptions when necessary. Lump of coal coming for 5 years.
Smutty Paws can finally put away his sleigh for the year.