Border Violence

Nick Russell on February 3rd, 2011

During the Vietnam War, and probably during every war since the first caveman threw the first spear at the guy in the next cave, there has been the truth as those far away perceived things, and the truth that the man on the ground experienced. More than once, during my time overseas, small skirmishes in […]

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Nick Russell on October 15th, 2010

As most of you know, when it comes to politicians, I’m an equal opportunity kind of guy. I don’t like any of them, Republican or Democrat. You can take a pile of dog doo doo and wrap it in any kind of cover you want, but inside it’s still crap, and sooner or later (usually […]

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Nick Russell on October 9th, 2010

During the first half of the 20th Century, the United States fought a number of actions in Central America and the Caribbean, called Banana Wars, to “stabilize” places like Cuba, Nicaragua, Honduras, Haiti, and the Dominican Republic, and to protect American interests in the region. In 1989, the United States sent troops into Panama in […]

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Nick Russell on May 2nd, 2010

Opponents of Arizona’s tough new law directed at illegal aliens claim that the bill is racist and will give police the right to harass every Hispanic person they encounter. What they refuse to admit is that much of our country is becoming a war zone, and a lot of the violence is being caused by […]

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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 April 1st, 2010

In West Texas there are so many Mexican children going to school, who have been sent across the border to escape drug war violence, that the school systems are having a hard time paying their bills. Even worse, news reports say that thugs believed to be employed by various drug cartels are following school buses, […]

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