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Astronomers Discover Another Planet Earth

Astronomers Discover Another Planet Earth

Pic courtesy of www.nasa.gov

Pic courtesy of http://www.nasa.gov

Is it true?  Have astronomers found another earth-like planet revolving around a dwarf star?  Well it looks that way.  While other “Earth-like” planets have been discovered before, a brand new one is generating lots of excitement in astronomy circles because of how very Earth-like it actually is. Kepler-186f, is about 10% bigger than our planet and thought to…

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A Very Taxing Question

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 AMERICA but I’m English and being so I am, as a result, slightly biased, so we’re starting with British tax. So there.

British taxation began in 1203, which is, sadly, the year 1203 as opposed to 12 minutes past 3 o’clock today. King John…

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Pro-Russian Militants: All Eastern Ukraine Jews Must Register

Pro-Russian Militants: All Eastern Ukraine Jews Must Register

holocaust anne frank In 1937 and 1938, German authorities once again pursued legislative persecution of German Jews by impoverishing and removing them from the German economy by requiring them to register all property. Could the same thing be starting in Eastern Ukraine, where Jews in the city of Donetsk, where pro-Russian militants have government buildings were told they have to “register” with the Ukrainians? 

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Oprah To Give Lindsay Lohan’s Reality Show the Big Boot

Oprah To Give Lindsay Lohan’s Reality Show the Big Boot

A pale, bloated Lindsay Lohan, with her mom, Dino who was banned from participating in her daughter's rehabilitation program.  Pic courtesy tmz.com.

A pale, bloated Lindsay Lohan, with her mom, Dino who was banned from participating in her daughter’s rehabilitation program. Pic courtesy tmz.com.

Hollywood starlet Lindsay Lohan is always getting arrested.  She’s been suspected of burglary, found passed out in her hotel room, punched in the nose by an angry waitress, and sent to jail several times.  Following several attempts at rehabilitation…

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

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

Vladimir Putin today and yesterday.  Pic courtesy of washingtontimes.com.

Vladimir Putin today and yesterday. Pic courtesy of washingtontimes.com.

Uncle Vlad as he’s affectionately, albeit secretly known to his minions and friends, doesn’t always tell the truth.  Given that he’s a former KGB agent, a spy and provocateur back in the day, when Mother Russia was the USSR, once should not expect the truth.  Ever.  So, when he warned that although he had been authorized to…

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Danny And The Ryan Plan, Circa 2014

Danny And The Ryan Plan, Circa 2014

RyanBudget 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, in April of 2011.  Since that first time, they have tried to pass it 3 more times, always coinciding with Tax Day, in what I believe is a deliberate and craven attempt to look as though they really care about deficit reduction.

When…

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

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

SONY DSC 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 is that, oddly enough, Louisiana has no problem with people fucking corpses.  Say what dudes?  You can’t give or get a blow-job but you can fuck dead people?

From our friends at Gawker:

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Error 522 Means MadMikesAmerica Crashed

Error 522 Means MadMikesAmerica Crashed

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Yesterday, around 1100hrs, Mad Mike’s America’s server, HostGator, crashed and it was down for over 12 hours.  I’m not exactly sure how long the lights were out because at some point I had to stop fretting about it and crash myself.

So this morning I was thrilled to see that HG had managed to fix the problem during the early morning hours, and it was about time.  I’m no fan of this web host but…

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What is Spam Anyway?

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 you ever tried it by the way? It’s enough to turn you vegetarian.

Spam and spammers. Why? What’s the point? Is this further evidence of my technological ineptitude or is it a serious question?

Checking out comments on MMA…

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Bloomberg Targets NRA With $50M Gun Control Group

The good guys are taking on the bad guys as the fight between gun control advocates and gun crazies takes shape with an anti-NRA message and brand new organization.

Bloomberg Targets NRA With $50M Gun Control Group

The good guys are taking on the bad guys as the fight between gun control advocates and gun crazies takes shape with an anti-NRA message and brand new organization.