Nick Russell on June 28th, 2010

Sixteen year old sailor Abby Sunderland should arrive home in California today, her plan to be the youngest person to sail around the world solo scuttled by another young adventurer who beat her to the title, and her small boat wrecked a violent storm in the Indian Ocean that resulted in a massive rescue effort […]

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Nick Russell on June 26th, 2010

A few days ago, at the post office in Williams, Arizona, we ran into a couple from California wearing T-shirts that said “We Are Buy-Cotting Arizona!” I commented on their shirts,and they told me that they made them themselves and were in Arizona on vacation, spending every penny they could to support the state’s tough […]

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Nick Russell on June 21st, 2010

I think folksinger Woody Guthrie would be rolling over in his grave if he saw what was happening in the American Southwest these days. Guthrie won fame with his song This Land Is Your Land, but today we are losing our land to the drug smugglers and illegal aliens streaming across the Mexican border. If […]

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Nick Russell on June 18th, 2010

Texas Republican Representative Joe Barton enraged a lot of people yesterday when he apologized to BP for the $20 billion relief fund President Obama demanded the company establish to compensate victims of the Gulf oil spill, calling it a “shakedown.” “I do not want to live in a country where any time a citizen or […]

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Nick Russell on June 10th, 2010

If you think that illegal aliens are only a problem for border states like Arizona and Texas, think again. If you pay taxes, you are paying for the costs of dealing with these illegal trespassers in our country too! While states and the federal government are cutting back on basic services, laying off schoolteachers, closing […]

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Nick Russell on June 8th, 2010

Sometimes I think oops is the only response you can have to the things we see in the news. Well, maybe that and a good chuckle. In Bluff City, Tennessee, computer network designer Brian McCrary didn’t get mad when he got what he considered to be an unfair $90 speeding ticket from one of those […]

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Nick Russell on June 6th, 2010

Disjointed thoughts on the oil spill. Every time BP representatives open their mounts about the oil spill, they do as much polluting with bulls$@& as their oil is polluting the waters of the Gulf of Mexico. It seems that BP pretty much equals BS. I couldn’t believe it, but my wife sat right beside me […]

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Nick Russell on June 2nd, 2010

Somebody once asked me why I preferred the outdated, heavy Colt .45 semi-automatic pistol as a defense weapon, and I told them that I carried a .45 because they don’t make a .46. I was reminded of that when I read a recent Associated Press news report that claims that the Army’s M-4 rifle has […]

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