About the author  ⁄ Erik Helin

Erik is the chief Copywriter with BrickHouse Security. Hailing from the Midwest (Wisconsin), Erik moved to NYC in 2010, securing a job at BrickHouse shortly thereafter. Outside of work he writes about music, does freelance advertising work, and wastes his life on the internet. Aside from no-brainers like cheese and beer, Erik enjoys music, travel, TV, his cat, and Brooklyn.

As the holidays rapidly approach, the young among us wait in anticipation for a red-suited man breaking into homes and leaving gifts. The wiser of us, however, should be keeping our eyes out for plainclothes burglars looking to take advantage of the season to stock up on stolen presents.

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Mitt Romney finds himself playing defense again this week, courtesy of a hidden camera clip that wound up in the hands of progressive magazine Mother Jones. The GOP presidential candidate was caught on camera railing against the 47 percent of Americans who “pay no income tax.”

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