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Nick Russell on June 2nd, 2010

Somebody once asked me why I preferred the outdated, heavy Colt .45 semi-automatic pistol as a defense weapon, and I told them that I carried a .45 because they don’t make a .46. I was reminded of that when I read a recent Associated Press news report that claims that the Army’s M-4 rifle has […]

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Nick Russell on December 2nd, 2009

I wasn’t any kind of hero when I was in the Army, and I am not a scholar of military history, but having spent some time in uniform, I just can’t understand this nonsense of putting deadlines on a war. The United States has a timetable which calls for the withdrawal of all combat troops […]

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Nick Russell on September 14th, 2009

I’m sure that headline might upset some people, but if you will read on and let me tell you a story, you may see my point. Once, when I was a young soldier, in a land far, far away, I was ordered to guard a prisoner until whatever spooks from headquarters were interested in him […]

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