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Nick on June 10th, 2013

The other day I was reading an Associated Press story on the plight of impoverished Latinos that focused on a Mexican woman named Cristina Melendez, who lives in Fresno, California, which the AP calls “the nation’s breadbasket.” According to the story, the 36-year-old mother of seven, who entered the country illegally as a teenager, can’t […]

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Nick on April 30th, 2013

I had a relative who had a good income but was always broke and crying the blues. At the same time, he always seemed to have money for cigarettes and booze, ordering pizza, paying for premium movie and sports channels on cable TV, and anything else he wanted. That was enough to make me shudder, […]

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Nick Russell on December 7th, 2010

I know that a lot of blog readers are huge supporters of Sarah Palin, and at the risk of offending some of them (again), I have to say that I just don’t get it. I’ve tried, but I still stand by my statement in a blog a month ago titled Choose Your Poison that to […]

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Nick Russell on September 6th, 2010

Despite the August 31 deadline to end combat operations in Iraq, and President Obama’s declaration that the U.S. combat role had ended there, yesterday American troops found themselves in the middle of a gun battle, when insurgents attacked their base in Baghdad. Combat knows no calendar. According to an Associated Press news story, twelve people […]

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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Somebody once asked me why I preferred the outdated, heavy Colt .45 semi-automatic pistol as a defense weapon, and I told them that I carried a .45 because they don’t make a .46.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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Nick Russell on May 26th, 2010

Here’s an good idea. Let’s say that a huge company creates a natural disaster on a scope that is hard to imagine, and that will cost billions of dollars to remedy. Okay, now let’s say that instead of making those responsible for the disaster pay to make things right, the government expects you and I […]

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Nick Russell on April 29th, 2010

Judging by the response from yesterday’s blog, a lot of folks feel the same way I do about Arizona’s new law, which calls for police to arrest any illegal aliens they find in the state. It seems to me that since there are so many jerks protesting this courageous action on the part of the […]

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