Steve Russell
2/14/14
Morning Joe reported on February 7 that the Senator from Wally World, Mark Pryor (D-Arkansas), came out against raising the minimum wage. My Cousin Ray Sixkiller defended Pryor...
Steve Russell

Let’s talk about liberals and conservatives, in spite of the fact that Indian issues do not split that way. Environmental and economic issues do split that way, and Indians have not yet figured out how to segregate air and water and wildlife....

2/10/14
Steve Russell
2/7/14
The big news on January 31 was Jason Harrington’s piece in Politico about his time as a TSA officer: “As I saw it, $40 million in taxpayer dollars had been wasted on ineffective an...
Steve Russell
1/31/14
The New York Times reports a study on Magellanic penguins, long in jeopardy from predation and starvation, now dying from climate change-induced hypothermia...
Steve Russell
1/31/14
When I think about it, the idea that Pete would survive Toshi for long was pretty silly...
Steve Russell

Age brings introspection.

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1/31/14
Steve Russell

The title of this column brings to mind the unsuccessful confirmation hearing for the man whose name—Robert Bork—became a verb, “to Bork,” meaning to wrap so many of a nominee’s absurd ideas around his neck that he sinks....

1/28/14
Steve Russell
1/24/14
Ramin Setoodeh, writing in Variety , agreed with my view that The Butler got shut out of the Academy Awards competition because Oscar has the attention span of a fruit fly...
Steve Russell

A dominant metaphor in colonial political science of this generation has come from the British utilitarian Jeremy Bentham by way of the French post-modernist, Michel Foucault: the Panopticon, a prison design where the architecture allow constant surveillance by guards, who are unseen by the inmat...

1/18/14
Steve Russell
1/17/14
Friday’s First Look broadcast über -cute video of a polar bear cub recently birthed at the Toronto Zoo...

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