Arment Dietrich

National Uproar About a Dog?

By: Arment Dietrich | October 29, 2007 | 
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Not too long ago I was thinking about adopting a rescue soft-coated Wheaton terrier.  I saved up the money and found a great organization to apply to.  But man!  Who would have thought that rescuing a dog, saving a dog’s life, giving that family-less dog a home would undergo so many rules? So you can only imagine my interest in following the Ellen DeGeneres story.  I [&hellip... Read More
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Colorado Rockies, Who?

By: Arment Dietrich | October 26, 2007 | 
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Every so often a no-name baseball team comes out of nowhere and wins 21 of the last 22 games.  Actually, not really, it’s pretty unheard of.  But, the Colorado Rockies has always been seen as the team that has some great players, but never really makes it past regular season… until now. The Rockies buzz slowly faded after Coors Field was built in downtown Denver, August [&hellip... Read More
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“Today's relationships: Long on utility, short on love?”

By: Arment Dietrich | October 24, 2007 | 
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I wasn’t surprised when I came across this highly publicized Craigslist posting, forwarded from a friend who works on Wall Street. This particular woman is claiming to be a spectacularly beautiful, classy, articulate 25-year-old. The only problem is she is frustrated because she has not met her sugar daddy, also known as an older man who is able to gain a younger woman by having lots [&hellip... Read More
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Overweight at Work

By: Arment Dietrich | October 22, 2007 | 
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I’m getting really tired of the news being splattered with new studies every day. Half of them are crap, and the other half probably couldn’t pull their own weight if they were given a good look. Penelope Trunk’s recent article, “Is your image hurting your career?” discusses how appearances rule the workplace and is an interesting article to display my distaste for studies.  Trunk claims, and [&hellip... Read More
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One Billion for Saddam?

By: Arment Dietrich | October 19, 2007 | 
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Reported by Spanish newspaper El Pais September 26, 2007, Saddam Hussein had volunteered to step down in exchange for $1 billion and “all the information he wants about weapons of mass destruction.” If you don’t believe it, you can read about it here. According to the New York Times in January 2007, the estimated cost of the war in Iraq is $1.2 trillion. That’s right, trillion, [&hellip... Read More
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Taking Risks

By: Arment Dietrich | October 18, 2007 | 
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There are always risks in anything that you do.  Think about it.  It can be as simple as deciding not to carry an umbrella when you know it could rain or a bit more difficult like telling a friend the truth when you know there is a risk that it might ruin your friendship.  You want to make decisions and be confident in them and hope [&hellip... Read More
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Does everything made in China pose risk?

By: Arment Dietrich | October 17, 2007 | 
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First children toys now Starbucks can kill? Well, I might have gone too far on that note, but why am I just now hearing about this? Being a PR professional and all, when I heard about the life risks of my expensive addiction I had to find out more. Starbucks had to recall 250,000 cups sold at their stores after seven reports and chokings — with [&hellip... Read More
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Women's Suffrage

By: Arment Dietrich | October 17, 2007 | 
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Ann Coulter was recently quoted in The New York Observer, saying, “If we took away women’s right to vote, we’d never have to worry about another Democrat president. It’s kind of a pipe dream, it’s a personal fantasy of mine, but I don’t think it’s going to happen. And it is a good way of making the point that women are voting so stupidly, at least [&hellip... Read More
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Oops I Did It Again

By: Arment Dietrich | October 15, 2007 | 
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Wal-Mart can’t spin its way out of this one – workers in Pennsylvania just won a second suit against the company for working off the clock. When reports of forced unpaid overtime first surfaced, the megastore denied workers’ claims. But now, rather than trying to duck their heads, Wal-Mart has said that a few extra minutes of extra work here and there is insignificant, according to [&hellip... Read More
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Vote for the Fight Against Destructive Spin!

By: Arment Dietrich | October 10, 2007 | 
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