Steve Russell
4/24/16

Myth is often more satisfying than truth, and the apocryphal story of two famous novelists is a great example.

F. Scott Fitzgerald is supposed to have said, “The rich are different from us.”...

Steve Russell
11/15/15
The original plan was that the second Democratic Primary debate on CBS was to be about the economy, but that plan was hijacked by the so-called Islamic State—which I persist in cal...
Steve Russell
5/21/15
Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Seymour Hersh opened a big can of pushback if not whoopass from government sources, named and unnamed, when he reported that just about every clai...
Steve Russell
4/3/15
WFAA reported that a cow in Dekalb, Texas named Fifteen (no known relation to Seven of Nine) has given birth to quadruplets...
Steve Russell
2/27/15
Jimmy Kimmel made a long and hilarious tape of local newscasters trying to pronounce the name of the Best Director Oscar winner for Birdman , Alejandro González Iñárritu...
Steve Russell
9/27/14
Who are these people, anyway? President Obama calls them ISIL, a convention adopted by the State Department earlier this year...
Steve Russell
8/15/14

This op-ed was first published on August 15.  It has been rewritten  to account for subsequent events, including a link to a report from the helicopter crash on Mount Sinjar, the Kurdish PKK (considered a terrorist organization by Turkey) throwing in with the Peshmerga, Al Qaeda in the Arabia...

Steve Russell
8/1/14
Brian Hare and Vanessa Woods published an op-ed on LiveScience.com objecting to the “casting” of a bonobo as a villain in the summer blockbuster, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes ...
Steve Russell
7/4/14
This column appears on the holiday declared inaccurately to be the birthday of the United States of America...

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