Author Archives: Mike Clark

The Best a Man Can Get/Be?

In the wake of Gillette’s stupid advertisement/attack ad, I am sorry to report that I will no longer be buying Gillette products. Just like Ben & Jerry’s ice cream, who decided to make a political statement with their product, they … Continue reading

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El Chapo

I read today that the Mexican drug lord Joaquín Guzmán, known as “El Chapo”, who is now in US custody in New York, has been denied a Bible, a Spanish-English dictionary (he doesn’t speak English), and is also being denied receipt of … Continue reading

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Las Vegas Shooting

I had a long night last night, after putting my wife on the jet plane heading back to the UK — a separation that will end only by the UK government finally granting me a permanent visa to live there, … Continue reading

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Fake News is For Sale!

The Scream While scouting Facebook today, I noticed that one of my FB friends, an Italian surgeon who works in the UK, had posted a photo of Prime Minister Theresa May’s cabinet that features a painting in the background — … Continue reading

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Settled Status a “Damp Squib”?

Oh, for crying out loud. Brexit!  Yes, that’s apparently going to happen eventually.  If you don’t know what that is about, don’t bother reading any further because I’m not going to explain it — try Wikipedia on Brexit.  Then come … Continue reading

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The Flag in Front of My House

Today is the 4th of July, and in honor of this, I have posted the flag of the United States on my porch.  And why would I do this?  Because of my love for the country which has done so … Continue reading

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Cultural Appropriation Boomerangs!

I’ve been too busy (or lazy) to post much over the last few months, but this morning something made me simultaneously disgusted and amused at the same time.  It was a little news item about Chanel (you know, the perfume … Continue reading

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Hacked Clinton Emails — So What?

In one news source, The Guardian, there appears the following about the leaked Hillary Clinton emails: The releases were highly damaging to Clinton, and US intelligence officials now believe they were hacked by Russia and passed to WikiLeaks to boost … Continue reading

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A Devonshire Trip

Wendy and I visited Devonshire over the past weekend, both for me to meet her sister and brother-in-law for the first time, and to have a look at the outstanding natural beauty of that region.  It was quite a trip! … Continue reading

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Trump is Triumphant

I am so very glad this is over.  I am so very glad that Hillary Clinton’s political career is over.  On the other hand, I am so very disappointed that a more reasonable candidate did not make the cut to … Continue reading

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