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Nick Russell on August 27th, 2011

If a U.S. Marine farts in the desert, can it be heard in the Halls of Montezuma, or on the shores of Tripoli? I sure hope not, because the natural act of passing gas has become a politically incorrect hot potato, so to speak. And don’t even ask me to visualize that comment! A few […]

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Nick Russell on September 15th, 2010

By all accounts, former Air Force Major Margaret Witt was both an excellent officer, and a highly competent flight nurse, who helped keep hundreds of wounded American soldiers alive as they were evacuated from combat zones in Afghanistan and the Middle East. During her career, Major Witt received highly complimentary efficiency reports and reviews for […]

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Nick Russell on July 4th, 2010

If you are an American, today is your birthday. America is 234 years old today, and even though we certainly have our share of problems, and some of them seem to get worse every year, we’re still privileged to be citizens of the greatest nation the world has ever known. Just think about it. We […]

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Nick Russell on April 9th, 2010

I upset a few people in my April 1st blog, It’s Time To Take Back Our Border, when I referred to Mexico as a “cesspool teeming with disease and vermin.” In the spirit of detente, can we agree that while most of Mexico is a good place, filled with good people, most of the Mexican […]

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Nick Russell on January 18th, 2010

My Mom was a wonderful lady who was the stereotypical stay at home mother. After she married, she never held a job outside of the home, she never learned to drive a car, and she always had a treat waiting when her kids came home from school. She had her share of grief in life, […]

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Nick Russell on December 2nd, 2009

I wasn’t any kind of hero when I was in the Army, and I am not a scholar of military history, but having spent some time in uniform, I just can’t understand this nonsense of putting deadlines on a war. The United States has a timetable which calls for the withdrawal of all combat troops […]

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Nick Russell on November 11th, 2009

He’s your kid’s high school coach. He’s the mechanic that changes your car’s oil. He’s the policeman you call when you hear things that go bump in the night. She’s the nurse working in the hospital emergency room. He’s the homeless guy shuffling down the street in rags. He’s your brother, your sister, your neighbor, […]

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