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Nick Russell on July 13th, 2010

Beginning July 1, the State of Utah is cracking down on welfare fraud by reviewing the cases of illegal aliens who are receiving public assistance in the form of food stamps. Under the state’s new policy, food stamps were cut off to some 2,200 families of illegal aliens, and thousands more have had their benefits […]

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Nick Russell on June 28th, 2010

Sixteen year old sailor Abby Sunderland should arrive home in California today, her plan to be the youngest person to sail around the world solo scuttled by another young adventurer who beat her to the title, and her small boat wrecked a violent storm in the Indian Ocean that resulted in a massive rescue effort […]

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Nick Russell on June 26th, 2010

A few days ago, at the post office in Williams, Arizona, we ran into a couple from California wearing T-shirts that said “We Are Buy-Cotting Arizona!” I commented on their shirts,and they told me that they made them themselves and were in Arizona on vacation, spending every penny they could to support the state’s tough […]

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Nick Russell on May 15th, 2010

Potpourri: a collection containing a variety of sorts of things; an assortment of items. That definition describes this new feature of the Bad Nick Blog. There are things that I’d like to mention from time to time that don’t justify a complete blog, random thoughts and observations, and the occasional short vent. You’ll find them […]

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Nick Russell on November 1st, 2009

With local elections coming up this week, the airwaves are filled with ads from political candidates trying to win voters. Because we travel in a motorhome, we get both east and west coast network television feeds by satellite, which means we get to watch political ads from both New York/New Jersey and California. That’s kind […]

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