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Nick on February 7th, 2013

Whenever I can’t think of any new fiction topics to write about in my books, all I have to do is check my e-mail, Facebook, or anything else on the internet. Rumor Control is always working hard to provide plenty of book ideas and blog fodder. So what’s new lately? Let’s see; how about the […]

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Nick Russell on December 7th, 2011

There are a lot of conspiracy theories out there about how the American society is being destroyed by socialism, radical Muslims, the movement away from old time values, terrorist plots, a failing economy, right wing anti-government wackos, gay marriage, a turn away from Christian values, and on and on. But don’t worry about it, because […]

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Nick Russell on April 20th, 2011

The U.S. Postal Service raised its rates for many classes of mail again this month, in a move that it said will hopefully raise $340 million for the remainder of the current fiscal year which ends September 30, and a total of $720 million over the next twelve months. But it should be obvious to […]

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Nick Russell on February 24th, 2011

In April, the Postal Service will be raising rates yet again, in its never ending, and futile, attempt to make ends meet. But even the powers that be in that monolithic organization know that simply increasing prices is not enough to cover their huge budget shortfalls, including a record $8.5 billion in losses in fiscal […]

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Nick Russell on November 5th, 2010

It seems like every week or two, some new internet myth makes the rounds, and I get swamped with forwarded e-mails from readers who want me to be aware of the latest threat to life as we know it. Not to mention the same old crap that gets recycled over and over again, because somebody […]

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Nick Russell on May 7th, 2010

I had a boss once that had a sign in his office that said “Never try to teach a pig to sing. It’s a waste of time, and it irritates the pig.” Maybe I need to remember that and stop beating my head against the brick wall. But sometimes I just can’t help myself. Ignorance […]

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Nick Russell on April 23rd, 2010

Have you received an e-mail with the following message, or seen it posted on Facebook? Dear Lord, this year you took my favorite actor, Patrick Swayze. You took my favorite actress, Farrah Fawcett. You took my favorite singer, Michael Jackson. I just wanted to let you know, my favorite president is Barack Obama.   If […]

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Nick Russell on January 24th, 2010

I love writing this blog, but sometimes I feel like a tennis ball bouncing back and forth from one side of the net to the other.  A few days ago I was labeled a Liberal by somebody who didn’t like my blog Can He Walk On Water Too, and in response to the blog post […]

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