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Nick Russell on December 13th, 2011

When I posted a link on Facebook yesterday about an uproar caused when  the Lowes home improvement store chain pulled its advertising from a TLC program about Muslims in America, it caused an uproar of its own. So, since not all blog readers are Facebook followers, I thought we’d talk about it here too, and […]

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Nick Russell on October 13th, 2011

I’m not a big fan of Hank Williams Jr., so when ESPN fired him from Monday Night Football after comments he made about President Barack Obama, I really didn’t care. But I do have a thought or two about the freedom of speech debate that the incident has caused. During an appearance on Fox and […]

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Nick Russell on October 7th, 2011

Q. What goes “clip clop, clip clop, bang bang, clip clop?” A. An Amish drive by shooting. Yeah, I agree. That was a totally tasteless joke. But just go with me on this one, and you may see that it’s really not that far from the truth. A few weeks ago, we were exploring the […]

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Nick Russell on June 27th, 2011

Sometimes I am amazed at how much hate and hypocrisy I see among people that I have always considered to be decent human beings. Am I that bad a judge of character? I have said many times that when it comes to politicians, I am completely nonbiased. Democrats or Republicans, liberals or conservatives, I dislike […]

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Nick Russell on August 28th, 2010

My father once told me never to discuss religion or politics, because most people cannot be objective about either issue. They are too emotionally involved. Unfortunately, I have never been very good at following directions. The problem with that is that I try to ignore the rhetoric, and take a practical view of issues. I […]

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