Natural Disaster

Nick Russell on June 2nd, 2011

Picture this; you live in a small southern town, you’re not rich, but you’re getting by, and life is good overall. But then, Mother Nature goes on a rampage, and everything you own is gone in seconds, leaving you with a pile of rubble where your home once stood. Now picture this; the Red Cross […]

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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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Nick Russell on February 22nd, 2010

In a blog post few days ago, I wrote about Maria, or whatever the name is of the Third World waif, that one of those Save The Children type television commercials keeps wanting us to send money to so she can have a new life. I made the comment in jest, but the truth is […]

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Nick Russell on November 23rd, 2009

It really made me angry when I saw a news report the other day about the thousands of people who were displaced by Hurricane Katrina who are still living in government subsidized hotels, shelters and substandard FEMA trailers, while the Federal government twiddles its thumbs and doesn’t help them rebuild their lives. Somebody needs to […]

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