Tax Dollars

Nick on June 10th, 2013

The other day I was reading an Associated Press story on the plight of impoverished Latinos that focused on a Mexican woman named Cristina Melendez, who lives in Fresno, California, which the AP calls “the nation’s breadbasket.” According to the story, the 36-year-old mother of seven, who entered the country illegally as a teenager, can’t […]

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Nick Russell on May 4th, 2011

Pakistan is criticizing the United States for what it calls an "unauthorized unilateral action" into their country; the raid by Navy SEALS that that killed Osama bin Laden. The Pakistani government is upset that American authorities did not tell them in advance of the raid on bin Laden’s compound in a town that houses some […]

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Nick Russell on March 31st, 2011

Every government agency I know of, from the federal level to small podunk towns in the middle of nowhere, are facing severe budget shortfalls, laying off workers, and cutting back on services, trying to make ends meet. Did you ever wonder what happens to your tax dollars? Well, here’s a good example: Maricopa County, Arizona, […]

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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 June 10th, 2010

If you think that illegal aliens are only a problem for border states like Arizona and Texas, think again. If you pay taxes, you are paying for the costs of dealing with these illegal trespassers in our country too! While states and the federal government are cutting back on basic services, laying off schoolteachers, closing […]

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Nick Russell on March 29th, 2010

I’ve had a lot of requests to make the Dumb A$$ Report a regular part of the Bad Nick Blog, and since our world never seems to run short of idiots and incompetents, what the heck, here goes! One Dumb A$$ we have to mention is Evelyn Mastroianni, principal of Public School 52, Staten Island, […]

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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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