American claptrap, Random trans-Atlantic claptrap

US cops will shoot you in the back. But oh, the ice cream…

A recent study showed that more Americans were killed by police in one recent month in March, than were killed by police in the UK over the course of the entire 20th century. If you live in America, you’re about 10,000 times more likely to be killed by a police officer than someone living in Britain.  Must be a terrible… Read More US cops will shoot you in the back. But oh, the ice cream…

American claptrap, Expat Guide

American politics: more awesomer than British politics

Every Wednesday while Parliament is in session, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is subjected to a merciless grilling by opposition minsters. Known as “Prime Minister’s Question Time,” this verbal jousting session reveals a significant difference between American and British politicians: In the UK, you learn how to… Read More American politics: more awesomer than British politics