Nick Russell on October 30th, 2009

Tomorrow is Halloween, a holiday that used to be a fun time for kids, but has been ruined by religious zealots and sick sociopaths who get their jollies putting poison and needles into candy bars and apples. As a kid, I can remember hitting the street just as twilight began and roaming the neighborhood for […]

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Nick Russell on October 26th, 2009

I strongly believe in supporting businesses that show their appreciation for America’s service members and veterans. Many fine companies have instituted programs to honor active duty military personnel and veterans, from restaurants to retail stores, to service providers. Golden Corral and Applebee’s restaurants nationwide offer free meals to all veterans and active duty military to […]

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Nick Russell on October 24th, 2009

Earlier this month, a Delaware first-grader was facing 45 days in an alternative school as punishment for taking his favorite camping utensil to school, a Cub Scout tool which includes a knife, fork, and spoon built into a Swiss Army-style implement. To the six year old boy, it is his favorite gadget, and his parents […]

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Nick Russell on October 21st, 2009

I hate the word closure. It’s become one of those warm, fuzzy words that are supposed to make everything better, and more often than not, it’s nonsense. I have heard news reporters say, upon the sentencing of some monster that raped and murdered a small child, that now the family will have closure. I’ve heard victims […]

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Nick Russell on October 18th, 2009

Wednesday President Barack Obama asked Congress to approve $250 payments to more than 50 million senior citizens to make up for the fact that there will be no cost of living adjustment in their Social Security payments next year. This will be the first time in eleven years that there will be no increase in […]

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Nick Russell on October 15th, 2009

I had an interesting conversation with a young man yesterday who had just dropped out of college, much to his parents’ consternation. But since I didn’t know the young fellow, and had no emotional investment in his future, I think I was able to listen to his reasoning with an open mind. He made some […]

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Nick Russell on October 12th, 2009

Do you remember Chicken Little, the storybook character who ran around screaming “The sky is falling?” I bet if you were into genealogy and did some research, you would find that Chicken Little has a huge family tree, because we certainly don’t have any shortage of people warning us about one impending calamity after another. […]

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Nick Russell on October 8th, 2009

Among all of the nonsense and hyperbole surrounding President Obama’s health care plan is the claim that one provision is for “death squads” that will make the decision whether people in need will live or die.  According to the conspiracy theory crowd that thrives on doom and gloom, if you are elderly or not a […]

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