COMMENTARY/OPINION

How to Win Friends and Not Give Influenza to People

by MadMikesAmerica

You avoid touching door handles and other germ-laden surfaces. No handshaking, just fist bumps. No hugs that involve skin-to-skin contact. You change train cars or move to the…

The Continuing Islamification of the United Kingdom

by Neil Bamforth

My neighbours are 'westernized' Muslims. The parents moved here and set about 'fitting in'. That was the right thing to do. It wasn't for us to 'fit in'…

Shutdown: Day Two-Lies, Lies, and More Lies

by Mark Bear

As we enter the second day of the inexplicable government shutdown, the following is taking place: Instead of resolving the issues it appears Republicans are spending an inordinate…

How All Trump, All the Time Feeds the Beast

by Michael John Scott

The news isn't always about Donald Trump, but when it isn't we don't learn about it.  You see, the Big Pig monopolizes the airwaves, and, in some cases…

An Englishman Asks If There Is Anything Positive About Donald Trump

by Neil Bamforth

I am on dangerous ground here, I suspect, even asking the question 'Are there any Trump positives?' I also suspect my ground will metaphorically explode around me when…

NEWS I FIND INTERESTING

Why You May Not Be Able to Stop Your Dog From Eating Poop

by MadMikesAmerica

Before you freak out that your dog may be suffering from canine conspecific coprophagy, know…

Mysterious Deer Killing Zombie Disease Could Spread To Humans

by MadMikesAmerica

Deer across North America are dying from a mysterious disease that gradually destroys the animals’ nervous…

Resume Trouble For 24-Year Old Trump Appointee

by Michael John Scott

I've known some very smart 24-year olds, but not many.  While you may have the…

20 Senate Moderates Optimistic About Ending Shutdown

by MadMikesAmerica

A group of moderate-leaning senators claim to be making progress toward a deal to end…

China Says U.S. Govt Shutdown Exposes ‘Chronic Flaws’

by Newsweek

China’s official news agency said in a commentary on Sunday that the shutdown of the…

Deutsche Bank Investigating Jared Kushner, His Companies, For Suspicious Money Transfers

by MadMikesAmerica

According to an article in Manager Magazin — a German monthly business magazine — the…

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