Steve Russell

February 02, 2016
BY:
Steve Russell
Video from the armed occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge often reveals the occupiers waving paperback copies of the U.S. Constitution. This claim of authority for their actions in the fundamental law of the U.S. leads to media...
January 27, 2016
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Steve Russell
The Bundy Militia finally got the gunplay they demanded and I’m sorry.
January 19, 2016
BY:
Steve Russell
Remember in the 2008 election when Hillary Clinton teared up and her voice broke?
January 11, 2016
BY:
Steve Russell
When I write about Indian issues for a non-Indian audience, the effort always requires a history lesson. When I’m writing for a mixed audience, the challenge is to bring non-Indians along without boring Indians steeped in their own history. Federal...
December 30, 2015
BY:
Steve Russell
The Rag started in 1966 in reaction to the election of John Economidy to edit The Daily Texan, the
December 20, 2015
BY:
Steve Russell
The whoosh of a light saber coming on is an appropriate symbol for politics in the age of corporate personhood and one dollar-one vote.
December 02, 2015
BY:
Steve Russell
Click here for Part 1 and
November 25, 2015
BY:
Steve Russell
If you missed Part 1, you can read it here.
November 21, 2015
BY:
Steve Russell
Once upon a time, in a far away desert hell-hole, there began Al Qaeda in Iraq, born in 2004 to oppose the U.S. invasion there.
November 11, 2015
BY:
Steve Russell
If you missed Part 1 yesterday, click here.
November 10, 2015
BY:
Steve Russell
“Massacre” is a slippery pejorative like “terrorist.” If one man’s terrorist is another man’s freedom fighter or asymmetrical warrior, it’s also true that the prevailing party in a battle never describes it as a massacre.
November 07, 2015
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Steve Russell
I’ve always thought that American lawyers would better serve the profession if, like English barristers, they could at any time be called upon to argue for either side, even in criminal cases.
November 01, 2015
BY:
Steve Russell
First thing this morning, there's Dr. Ben Carson on the tube defending unleashing government power against women to make sure every woman is forced to carry every pregnancy to term.
October 26, 2015
BY:
Steve Russell
As the United States government careens once more to gridlock over paying its bills—past, present, and future—it might be a good idea for Indians to pick themselves up off the floor and quit laughing. There’s work to do.

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