Gulf Oil Spill

Nick Russell on August 22nd, 2010

I use this format for occasional blog posts that cover several unrelated topics at once. Think of it as a Bad Nick Buffett. The California Chamber of Commerce and opponents of a proposed law to legalize marijuana in California say that it would lead to more workplace accidents by forcing employers to let workers smoke […]

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Nick Russell on June 18th, 2010

Texas Republican Representative Joe Barton enraged a lot of people yesterday when he apologized to BP for the $20 billion relief fund President Obama demanded the company establish to compensate victims of the Gulf oil spill, calling it a “shakedown.” “I do not want to live in a country where any time a citizen or […]

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Nick Russell on May 26th, 2010

Here’s an good idea. Let’s say that a huge company creates a natural disaster on a scope that is hard to imagine, and that will cost billions of dollars to remedy. Okay, now let’s say that instead of making those responsible for the disaster pay to make things right, the government expects you and I […]

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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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