Nick Russell on September 23rd, 2011

Everybody is having trouble making ends meet in these tough financial times. Just ask John Fleming. The Republican congressman from Louisiana is crying the blues because he nets some $600,000 on his annual income of $6 million from his business enterprises. Fleming says that by the time he feeds his family, he only has $400,000 […]

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Nick Russell on September 19th, 2011

We’ve all seen that television commercial where somebody calls customer support and gets “Peggy,” a hairy foreigner in some Third World call center, who always answers by saying “This is Peggy.”  But trust me, there are worse things than getting connected with Peggy! My wife and I were watching television last night, when I switched […]

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Nick Russell on September 17th, 2011

Sarah Palin should be very grateful to Michelle Bachman. In fact, if I were Palin, I’d be sending the Republican presidential hopeful bouquets of roses. Because if anyone can take the heat off Palin, it has to be this numbskull. Earlier this week, during an appearance on the Today Show, Bachman claimed that the Gardasil […]

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Nick Russell on September 14th, 2011

We are becoming a nation of wimps, and I’m afraid that someday it’s going to kill us all! If you grew up in my generation, you remember those schoolroom drills where we all got under our desks to be “saved” from an atom bomb’s blast. You may have had a friend, relative, or neighbor who […]

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Nick Russell on September 11th, 2011

Note: This is a repost of a blog I wrote on September 11, 2009,  but I think the message is just as relevant today. – Bad Nick Today I hope you take at least a few moments to remember our fellow Americans who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on our nation ten years […]

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Nick Russell on September 9th, 2011

The bleeding hearts at the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) are suing the state of Florida over a new law that Governor Rick Scott recently signed into law that requires welfare recipients to submit to drug testing. According to the ACLU, this  is a violation of the right against unreasonable search and seizure. Of course, […]

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