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A complete guide to the big 2016 Christmas movies and holiday specials

Taraji P. Henson, Terry Crews, Pentatonix, “America’s Got Talent” — who doesn’t have a holiday special this year? (Don’t get any big ideas, Gordon Ramsay.) December is packed with classic…

Eating Like a Japanese Person Can Lead to a Long, Delicious Life

Grains, mostly in the form of rice and noodles. Vegetables. More fish than meat. Soybeans in myriad forms. Not much fat. That’s the basis of the traditional Japanese diet in…

A Trump Presidency: Are We In For a Comic Opera Or a Remake Of the Keystone Cops?

Eisenhower believed that you can’t control a war, that they grow and mutate and become monstrous and that it was simplistic and naïve to talk of limiting them. I think…

Trump Will Likely Sound the Death Knell For the ‘Shining City On the Hill’

It is the primary desire – part of the legacy if you will – of Presidents to alter the balance of powers and weaken the “checks and balances.” Sarah Vowell…

The Real Truth About US Gun Sales

Gun sales during the past eight years of the Obama administration have been very good. A 2016 report from the National Shooting Sports Foundation showed the gun industry has grown…

In Trump World It’s Fun To Be Stupid

It’s quite clear that to support Trump-O-Nomics more denial (and more faith) is required than knowledge. Saving jobs by forcing workers to bribe their bosses from their tax revenues while…

The Terrifying Legend Of St Mary’s Hell House

Hell House College is the nickname given to St. Mary’s College in Ilchester, Maryland (The college is also sometimes referred to as ‘Creepy College’).…

What happens when Trump kicks his own voters off health insurance?

Donald Trump’s selection of diehard Obamacare critic Tom Price to lead the federal agency that oversees the implementation of the health law makes one thing all but certain: The 22…

France’s Shame in Labeling Goods Made by Jews

To its credit, France is one of the first countries in Europe to ban economic boycotts of Israel. To its shame, France is the first European country to implement a…

15 Greatest Fears of A President Donald Trump: Prepare Yourselves For A 4-Year Long Nightmare

All across the political and personal spectrum, President-elect Donald Trump has inspired worry, desperation and outright fear. He has said and done so many abnormal, twisted things that it’s anyone’s…

Donald Trump looks to dismantle the Bill of Rights with his new position on flag burning

On Tuesday morning, President-elect Donald Trump sent out a startling tweet with his plan for what could someday happen to people who burn the American flag. According to Trump, flag…

Freedom of Speech: Setting My Record Straight

I originally contributed to MadMikesAmerica (MMA) under the guise of Four Dinners. A nickname I acquired during my footballing years. Being a ‘mouthy northerner’ I finally upset too many people…

Effigy Of Donald Trump Burned In Southern England And We Can’t Think Of A More Appropriate Fate

It makes me think about the pigeon, roosting on the statue of the war hero, shitting down his neck. The orange breasted Trumpbuzzard shits on all of us, particularly in…

Does ‘God’ Influence the Workings of the Human Brain?

Lizette Borreli Displayed with permission from Medical Daily The conversation of whether or not God exists has shifted toward a more telling question: “Why do so many people believe?” Researchers at…

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