Steve Russell

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...

8/15/14
Steve Russell
7/13/14
“Indian country” means different things depending on who is saying it, and to whom it is being said...
Steve Russell
6/27/14
The Associated Press reported that Junior, a pit bull puppy from Bakersfield, CA, managed to get his head stuck in the hub of an automobile wheel, and had to be rescued by Kern Cou...
Tim Outman

My Fellow Americans,

It is with sadness that I concede the election to President Obama. He fought a good campaign and, while I thought I had a chance, the people of this country have spoken....

11/15/12
Tim Outman

My Fellow Americans,

It is with sadness that I concede the election to President Obama. He fought a good campaign and, while I thought I had a chance, the people of this country have spoken....

11/9/12
Steve Russell

It is we sinful women

who come out raising the banner of truth

up against barricades of lies on the highways

who find stories of persecution piled on each threshold...

10/22/12
Mark Trahant
9/11/12
Today is September 11. It’s a workday for most people, but also a day of national memory...
Brian Daffron
8/16/12
Jeff Houser’s road to the office of chairman for the Fort Sill Apache Tribe ran through the American South...
Steve Russell

The terrorists beat us on 9/11 in that they changed our lives for the worse. I am reminded of President Bush's asinine remark, "They hate us for our freedom." I used to joke about the corollary to that. If our own government took away our freedom, would "they" still hate us?...

8/8/12

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