Violence

Nick Russell on June 10th, 2011

The decision by Goshen College, a Mennonite college in Goshen, Indiana, to not play the National Anthem at school sporting events, has people talking, from Indiana to Arizona. The school has allowed an instrumental version of the song to be played for the last year or so, with no vocals, but now they don’t even […]

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Nick Russell on October 27th, 2010

In the latest bit of lunacy to hit the news, a federal judge blocked yesterday’s execution of convicted killer Jeffrey Landrigan, because the State of Arizona had obtained one of the three drugs used in the execution process from Great Britain. It seems that there is a shortage of the drug sodium thiopental, and the […]

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Nick Russell on October 21st, 2010

From every published report, 10 year old Zahra Clare Baker lived a life of hell, her body ravaged by cancer that led to the amputation of her leg and the loss of her hearing, and suffering abuse at the hands of her stepmother. Now the poor child is missing from her North Carolina home, and […]

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Nick Russell on August 3rd, 2010

Overall, I am no fan of megastores, because I spent much of my working life as a small town newspaper publisher, and I saw many small mom and pop businesses fold that could not compete with the giant retailers. However, a news story making the rounds this week really has me ticked off. Some of […]

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Nick Russell on May 2nd, 2010

Opponents of Arizona’s tough new law directed at illegal aliens claim that the bill is racist and will give police the right to harass every Hispanic person they encounter. What they refuse to admit is that much of our country is becoming a war zone, and a lot of the violence is being caused by […]

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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 6th, 2009

I’m sure by now most of you know that Friday night my wife and I returned to our motorhome to find an armed burglar in the process of ransacking our home on wheels. If you happened to miss that, rather than go through the whole story here, you can read two Nick’s Blog entries about […]

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