COMMENTARY/OPINION

Happy Thanksgiving to all…..

by Michael John Scott

I would like to wish each and every one of you a Happy Thanksgiving.  If it weren’t for your continued loyalty to MadMikesAmerica we would not be here…

A Life Lesson: The ‘Real’ Thanksgiving

by Carol Maietta

This is the story of an ordinary Thanksgiving turned extraordinary for a small child and her cousins….all because of their wise grandfather and his thoughtful friends.…

Why Would Ferguson Protesters Burn Down Their Own Church?

by Michael John Scott

You have to wonder about those who drew the proverbial line in the sand in Ferguson, Missouri, and all over the country, only to cross that line and…

Republican Response To Race Riots: We Ain’t Gonna Do Shit Bumpy

by Joe Hagstrom

I lifted the title from a line in the great movie “Shaft.”   And just like Bumpy didn’t do shit, when it comes to race riots and the causes…

It’s Hard to See Racism When You’re White

by Josh Fielder

Race exists. It’s more than a box on a survey. It’s a fact of life whether or not one chooses to recognize it. As a cab driver, I…

Ferguson: Prejudice with Prejudice-Hate with Hate

by Glenn Geist

What did anyone expect? In America the signs say justice but they mean blood. We counter prejudice with prejudice, hate with hate, lies with lies while…

President Obama And Illegal Immigration

by Norman Rampart

Now, before you start, I know I don’t live in America and I am clearly not American. There is no dispute there. I generally shy away from saying…

NEWS

Single Mom Gets $218K To Help Repair Damaged Ferguson Business

by Michael John Scott

From time to time, in the face of all adversity and disenchantment, good things happen…

The Worst State For Celebrating Thanksgiving: Ohio

by Michael John Scott

Well, now you have it.  As if things weren’t bad enough for the Buckeye state,…

What’s Happening Today-November 26, 2014

by Michael John Scott

From the inevitable dissatisfaction at the grand jury verdict in the Ferguson, Missouri case, to…

Opportunistic Thugs Loot and Burn Own Neighborhood in Aftermath Of Wilson Verdict

by Michael John Scott

The vicious race baiters and all around unwholesome people like Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton…

Louisiana Town Plans To Seize and Kill Friendly Family Pit Bull

by Michael John Scott

Even as Americans are becoming more enlightened about the many good qualities of Pit Bull…

Giulani: Black Communities Wouldn’t Have Significant Police Footprints if Blacks Weren’t Killing Each Other

by Michael John Scott

The third rail of politics is social security.  Any discussion about eliminating it is sudden death to…

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CRITTER TALK

8 Thanksgiving Foods Than Can Kill Your Dog

by Michael John Scott

Hey it’s turkey day tomorrow.  Thanksgiving!  That time of year when people stuff their faces full of rich, unhealthy and mostly fattening food.  Regardless, that’s what the holiday…

Face it Feline Fans-Your Cat is a Wild Animal

by Michael John Scott

Does your cuddly feline seem to think he’s the vicious wildcat from hell?  In point of fact, he’s got it almost right. A recent study finds that genetically speaking, our house cats…

When Your Dog’s Cough Requires Medical Attention

by Michael John Scott

Dogs cough for many reasons, including allergies, tracheal disease (collapse), lung disease, or due to the lodging of a foreign material/object in the windpipe. Though not typically serious…

5 Good Reasons Why You Should Adopt a Cat

by Caroline Taylor

I know what you’re thinking, dear reader:  we are a dog friendly site; dogs, not cats.  Cats, are well, you know: felines.  Despite all of that we felt it…

SCI/TECH/HOME/TRAVEL

Cambridge Comes of Age

by Abigail Clark

For years Cambridge was seen as Boston’s little sister, a place for day trips rather than an entire vacation. But the…

Sedona: The Red Rock Retreat

by Abigail Clark

Famous for its seemingly endless columns and plateaus of monolithic red sandstone formations that glow red and orange at the rising…