Nick Russell on April 28th, 2011

I’ve been criticized in the past for my blog comments on what a waste of time I think professional sports are, and how tired I get of having regular TV programming preempted by ballgames, and unending news coverage of the misdeeds of overpaid, cretin professional athletes. But compared to all of that, what we’ve been […]

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Nick Russell on April 24th, 2011

Apparently President Obama has discovered that the American people may be getting screwed at the gas pump, and has decided to use the power of his office to investigate the problem. "We are going to make sure that no one is taking advantage of the American people for their own short-term gain," Obama said last […]

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Nick Russell on April 20th, 2011

The U.S. Postal Service raised its rates for many classes of mail again this month, in a move that it said will hopefully raise $340 million for the remainder of the current fiscal year which ends September 30, and a total of $720 million over the next twelve months. But it should be obvious to […]

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Nick Russell on April 17th, 2011

We hear a lot about the Me Mentality that so many people have; people who are so fixated on themselves that nothing else and nobody else matters. To them, it’s all about ”me.” What’s good for me, what makes me happy, what’s in it for me? As frustrating as it is dealing with people like […]

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Nick Russell on April 9th, 2011

On a television news broadcast out of Phoenix a few days ago, an immigration activist was complaining about the fact that illegal aliens (oh, I’m sorry, undocumented immigrants) who are being held in federal custody are called detainees. Apparently, that term has a negative connotation and is demeaning. According to her, illegal aliens should be […]

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Nick Russell on April 6th, 2011

With talk of an impending government shutdown on Friday, the talking heads are having a field day on television, advancing one theory after another of how we got to this point, and what it will take to avoid the threatened shutdown. And, of course, our elected officials on both sides of the aisle are blaming […]

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Nick Russell on April 3rd, 2011

Opponents to capital punishment have come up with a new way to try and keep states from carrying out legally ordered executions. They have filed lawsuits against several states, including California, Arizona, and Oklahoma, claiming that the drug used in lethal injections was illegally obtained. Bowing to pressure from the do gooders, Lake Forest, Illinois-based […]

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