Nick Russell on August 28th, 2010

My father once told me never to discuss religion or politics, because most people cannot be objective about either issue. They are too emotionally involved. Unfortunately, I have never been very good at following directions. The problem with that is that I try to ignore the rhetoric, and take a practical view of issues. I […]

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Nick Russell on August 24th, 2010

Like most hardcore career criminals, captured Arizona prison escapees John McCluskey and Tracy Province, and their accomplice, Casslyn Welch, have proven that they are not only too  evil to live, which they certainly are, but too damn stupid to live too! News reports of their bloody crime spree reveal that McCluskey, Province, and a third […]

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Nick Russell on August 22nd, 2010

I use this format for occasional blog posts that cover several unrelated topics at once. Think of it as a Bad Nick Buffett. The California Chamber of Commerce and opponents of a proposed law to legalize marijuana in California say that it would lead to more workplace accidents by forcing employers to let workers smoke […]

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Nick Russell on August 19th, 2010

The newscasts Wednesday were full of video clips of smiling American troops rolling  out of Iraq and across the border into Kuwait, with reports that the last combat troops were finally leaving that desert hellhole, seven years and five months after the U.S. invasion to overthrow dictator Saddam Hussein. I’m sure that those soldiers are […]

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Nick Russell on August 16th, 2010

I believe in freedom. Freedom of speech, freedom of the press, freedom of religion, and all of the other freedoms guaranteed to American citizens. I served in the Army to defend this country and our freedom. So, as much as I hate to, I guess I have to agree on an intellectual level that Muslims […]

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Nick Russell on August 13th, 2010

An example of just how loony we have become in this country, and just how much of our freedom we have given up in the name of political correctness, is the recent incident in which a group of high school students visiting the Lincoln Memorial, in our nation’s capitol, were ordered by U.S. Park Police […]

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Nick Russell on August 11th, 2010

Just when I think I’ve heard it all, some nitwit comes up with something that even I could never have imagined! All too often, the nitwit of the moment is either a politician, or a judge. Many times their actions are aggravating, even infuriating, but every once in a while, they come out with something […]

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Nick Russell on August 10th, 2010

Since the Obama administration has seen fit to sue the State of Arizona and take the teeth out of the state’s new immigration enforcement law, maybe it’s time to fight fire with fire. Since the Feds are ignoring the wishes of the majority of American citizens, who want our current laws against illegal immigrants enforced, […]

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Nick Russell on August 5th, 2010

We recently spent a few days in Traverse City, Michigan, and our visit happened to coincide with the local primary elections. Since we don’t live in the area, and don’t know any of the candidates, I really didn’t care who won what. But, in listening to conversations among our friends there and what I overhead […]

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Nick Russell on August 3rd, 2010

Overall, I am no fan of megastores, because I spent much of my working life as a small town newspaper publisher, and I saw many small mom and pop businesses fold that could not compete with the giant retailers. However, a news story making the rounds this week really has me ticked off. Some of […]

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