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Asshat of the Week – February 22, 2013

February 22, 2013

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The background on Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio is extensive.  He bills himself as “America’s Toughest Sheriff” and is an attention-seeking publicity hound on a scale that would embarrass Donald Trump.  He has been in this elected position since 1992, which tells you more than you want to know about the voting population of Maricopa County, […]

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Asshat of the Week – February 15, 2013

February 15, 2013

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This week’s “Asshat of the Week” didn’t really have much competition.  After I read Rex Reed’s review of the movie “Identity Thief” with Melissa McCarthy and Jason Bateman, I said, “Congratulations, we have a winner!” Rex Reed is 74-years-old and has been around forever (obviously).  He used to do a syndicated TV show called “At […]

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Inventory, My Ass

February 12, 2013

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For those of you not familiar with the chain store, “Dollar Tree”, every item in the store is ONE DOLLAR.   It is the place to buy disposable party goods and as a party planner extraordinaire, I am often in DT for paper plates and plastic cups. Years ago when they first started, they didn’t even […]

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Asshat of the Week – February 8, 2013

February 8, 2013

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This is my inaugural column, to run every Friday, right here at thinkandponder.com, awarding  “Asshat of the Week” status to the most douchiest person in America right now. There was some stiff competition this week.  There was the clearly senile Pat Robertson saying that if the Boys Scouts of America “allowed” gays in the organization, they […]

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Over the Wall

February 5, 2013

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Do we really need to shop in a single store where we can buy groceries (dry goods, dairy, produce, meat, deli and bakery); pick up a custom ordered birthday cake; buy clothes and accessories including shoes, belts, socks and underwear for the entire family, not to mention house shoes, hats, gloves and hair accessories; buy […]

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Walmart, I Hate You, as I Hate Myself for Drifting Toward your Siren Song

February 3, 2013

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This is a hard story to write because the incompetency and stupidity nearly leaves me speechless, and without the capacity of language, it is hard to put this story on paper. In December, I submitted a Christmas Card order to Walmart.com, which was my first mistake, but sadly, not my last.  I did everything correctly.  […]

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