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A Very Taxing Question

The very taxing question is, why should we, the people, the plebs, the minions even have to pay it? Let’s start with Britain then. I know this is Mad Mikes…

Putin’s Lie: I Hope I Don’t Have to Use Force in Eastern Ukraine

Uncle Vlad as he’s affectionately, albeit secretly known to his minions and friends, doesn’t always tell the truth.  One should not expect the truth from a former KGB agent, spy…

Danny And The Ryan Plan, Circa 2014

When I first wrote this article, it was after the GOP Controlled House of Representatives first passed the Path To Prosperity Plan or what we all call the Ryan Plan,…

Louisiana: No Oral Sex But You Can F*ck Dead People

Those Krazy Kristian Louisiana lawmakers vigorously defended their long standing ban on consensual oral and anal sex today, despite the fact that it’s unconstitutional. What makes this ridiculous law even worse…

Error 522 Means MadMikesAmerica Crashed

Yesterday, around 1100hrs, Mad Mike’s America’s server, HostGator, crashed and it was down for about 16 hours, a record.  I’m not exactly sure how long the lights were out because at…

What is Spam Anyway?

What precisely is the purpose of ‘spam’. For those who remember the strange luncheon meat known as ‘spam’ I am, hopefully clearly, not referring to that sort of ‘spam’. Have…

Major Study Directly Links Manmade Global Warming to Extreme Weather

The right-wingers eschew science for religious mythology.  They believe that the earth was created 6K years ago by a bearded old buxter named god, and that he had a son…

US Needs To Stand Firm Against Nevada Militia

It’s time for people to take a stand. It may or may not be another civil war but it is high time we get a few things straightened out in…

How Great Are Your Chances of An IRS Audit?

According to the Associated Press various budget cuts and assorted duties and responsibilities are hitting the Internal Revenue Service hard. There are fewer agents auditing returns than at any time…

Smells Like Somebody Got Screwed

Admittedly, I’ve never been a huge fan of Kurt Cobain. That’s not to say I didn’t like him or Nirvana- it simply means that I never made a big deal…

For The Technologically Inept Among Us

Are you technologically inept? I am. I do try to understand technology but, in all honesty, much of it completely bewilders me. If you are technologically inept then cheer up!…

The Truth About Brain Training

We’ve all seen the commercials: Work for minutes a day brain training online and you’ll become sharper, smarter and altogether happier with your mind. But do the games and exercises…

Did Chicago Crime Rates Really Plummet or Is Someone Lying?

Chicago criminals have more guns that their criminal counterparts in other large metropolitan areas, despite strict gun laws.  Then again gun laws have never made a difference to lawbreakers. To…

Keeping Student Athletes as Student Athletes

Greed is raising it’s ugly head again and this time it’s not the Koch brothers, or Sheldon Aldelson, or even the Republicans. This time it’s the young, sometimes the poor,…

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