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Nick Russell on July 4th, 2010

If you are an American, today is your birthday. America is 234 years old today, and even though we certainly have our share of problems, and some of them seem to get worse every year, we’re still privileged to be citizens of the greatest nation the world has ever known. Just think about it. We […]

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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Somebody once asked me why I preferred the outdated, heavy Colt .45 semi-automatic pistol as a defense weapon, and I told them that I carried a .45 because they don’t make a .46.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 April 9th, 2010

I upset a few people in my April 1st blog, It’s Time To Take Back Our Border, when I referred to Mexico as a “cesspool teeming with disease and vermin.” In the spirit of detente, can we agree that while most of Mexico is a good place, filled with good people, most of the Mexican […]

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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 November 11th, 2009

He’s your kid’s high school coach. He’s the mechanic that changes your car’s oil. He’s the policeman you call when you hear things that go bump in the night. She’s the nurse working in the hospital emergency room. He’s the homeless guy shuffling down the street in rags. He’s your brother, your sister, your neighbor, […]

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