Crime

Nick Russell on August 9th, 2011

I guess crime is what you make it, and while cops in some places have to deal with things like meth labs, gangbangers, and armed robberies, there are still places in America where things move at a snail’s pace. Or maybe I should say at a rabbit’s pace. Police in Salmon, Idaho, population 3300, have […]

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Nick Russell on April 9th, 2011

On a television news broadcast out of Phoenix a few days ago, an immigration activist was complaining about the fact that illegal aliens (oh, I’m sorry, undocumented immigrants) who are being held in federal custody are called detainees. Apparently, that term has a negative connotation and is demeaning. According to her, illegal aliens should be […]

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Nick Russell on December 23rd, 2010

Last week, the news here in Florida was full of the story of a man who pulled a gun at a Panama City school board meeting and threatened several members of the board before the school’s security chief, Mike Jones, shot him. Jones’ bullets knocked the aggressor to the floor, where he then took his […]

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Nick Russell on December 19th, 2010

Let me ask you a question. If I were to steal your car and keep it, and if a couple of years later my kid got to be old enough to get a driver’s license, and I gave that kid your car, how would you feel about that? Would you be okay seeing my kid […]

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Nick Russell on August 24th, 2010

Like most hardcore career criminals, captured Arizona prison escapees John McCluskey and Tracy Province, and their accomplice, Casslyn Welch, have proven that they are not only too  evil to live, which they certainly are, but too damn stupid to live too! News reports of their bloody crime spree reveal that McCluskey, Province, and a third […]

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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 February 16th, 2010

I didn’t always appreciate the politics of Arizona while I lived here, and in my time publishing small town newspapers, I used a lot of ink pointing out that too many of our politicians on the local, state, and national level were two IQ points short of swinging from vines and eating bananas. But I’m […]

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Nick Russell on January 28th, 2010

This week Gregory Powell was denied parole for the twelfth time by the California Board of Prisons, for the kidnapping and execution style murder of Los Angeles police officer Ian Campbell during a traffic stop in Hollywood 47 years ago. The case was made famous in Joseph Wambaugh’s bestselling book The Onion Field and the […]

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