Steve Russell
7/18/16

After lawyering up and making sure that nothing in his narrative would conflict with video evidence—and don't take this to be a criticism, just a complaint that it's not two-way—the officer who shot Philando Castile has spoken through his attorney....

Steve Russell
7/15/16
When I was a baby judge, pulling the rookie duty of midnight jail call, we didn’t have much security at that hour...
Steve Russell
7/15/16
There’s a disturbing pattern in what happens to South American Indians when their foods are “discovered” by European settlers, and it looks very similar to what happened when North...
Steve Russell
7/12/16
The recent fatal shootings of Philando Castile by Officer Jeronimo Yanez in Minnesota and Alton Sterling by Officer Blane Salamoni in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, were both caught on vi...
Steve Russell
7/11/16
A new interdisciplinary study of oystering in Chesapeake Bay covers the entire history and prehistory of human impact on the oyster beds and concludes that the most sustainable har...
Steve Russell
7/10/16

Click here for Part 1 and here for Part 2....

Steve Russell
7/8/16
USAToday , T he Indianapolis Star , and a number of other media outlets that will be dismaying to sane Hoosiers carried news of a Fourth of July parade sponsored by the Lion’s Club...
Steve Russell
7/7/16

If you missed "Topical Songs 1," click here....

Steve Russell
7/3/16

By the time you are pushing 40, you understand why oldies radio stations are common coast to coast. You hear the first few bars and you can name the tune and the artist. Even more important, the music transports you to a time and place....

Steve Russell
7/1/16
A presidential election that has been both stranger than usual and more violent than usual threatens to turn deadly...

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