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Nick Russell on August 1st, 2011

If you ever stop to wonder why this country is broke, it shouldn’t take you long to figure it out. As the old saying goes, the inmates are running the asylum. But apparently, while the rest of us are scrambling to make ends meet, and facing ever higher taxes and less to live on, in […]

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Nick Russell on February 13th, 2011

We were sitting at a traffic light the other day, and there was a fellow standing on the curb with one of those “Homeless, Please Help” signs. Not an uncommon sight, you can see somebody asking for a handout on every other street corner in America, it seems like. And, not at all that uncommon, […]

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Nick Russell on September 22nd, 2010

So now President Obama’s aunt, who has lived in this country illegally for years, has declared that the United States has an “obligation” to grant her citizenship.  “If I come as an immigrant, you have the obligation to make me a citizen,” Zeituni Onyango said in a television interview aired this week. She came here […]

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Nick Russell on August 10th, 2010

Since the Obama administration has seen fit to sue the State of Arizona and take the teeth out of the state’s new immigration enforcement law, maybe it’s time to fight fire with fire. Since the Feds are ignoring the wishes of the majority of American citizens, who want our current laws against illegal immigrants enforced, […]

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Nick Russell on June 28th, 2010

Sixteen year old sailor Abby Sunderland should arrive home in California today, her plan to be the youngest person to sail around the world solo scuttled by another young adventurer who beat her to the title, and her small boat wrecked a violent storm in the Indian Ocean that resulted in a massive rescue effort […]

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Nick Russell on June 6th, 2010

Disjointed thoughts on the oil spill. Every time BP representatives open their mounts about the oil spill, they do as much polluting with bulls$@& as their oil is polluting the waters of the Gulf of Mexico. It seems that BP pretty much equals BS. I couldn’t believe it, but my wife sat right beside me […]

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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 March 19th, 2010

New York Governor David Paterson, no stranger to controversy, is a perfect example of why our country is in trouble. When a caller to a radio talk show asked Paterson yesterday about the financial burden illegal aliens put on taxpayers, the Governor answered in typical political mumbo jumbo when he replied “There’s a difference between […]

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Nick Russell on February 16th, 2010

I didn’t always appreciate the politics of Arizona while I lived here, and in my time publishing small town newspapers, I used a lot of ink pointing out that too many of our politicians on the local, state, and national level were two IQ points short of swinging from vines and eating bananas. But I’m […]

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Nick Russell on November 8th, 2009

Our country is suffering the worst energy crisis we have ever experienced, and it is about to destroy us. But nobody seems to realize it, or to care. I’m not talking about fossil fuels, the artificial supply or lack thereof being manipulated only by price and greed. Nor do I mean solar, nuclear, wind power, […]

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