Steve Russell
3/17/15
Andrew Jackson the Indian fighter was a working class hero in his time...
Steve Russell
3/16/15

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed an amicus curiae (“friend of the court”) brief in the federal court appeal of the U.S....

Geologic Time Scale
Steve Russell
3/13/15
There is time and then there is geological time. Like many concepts scientists find convenient, geological time has suffered from perceived conflicts with sacred myths...
Conquistadores Fed Dogs Indians
Steve Russell
3/13/15
No historian seriously questions that the European invasion of the Americas resulted in millions of deaths. The serious debate has been how many millions...
Steve Russell
3/13/15
The Europeans had ideas about Indians that were difficult to displace with facts...
Steve Russell
3/13/15
Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton skipped the reenactment of the march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, site of “bloody Sunday.” Missing that 5...
Steve Russell
3/12/15
The Utah legislature has voted to reinstate the firing squad as a means for carrying out the death penalty in the last state to abolish the firing squad, which Utah did in 2004...
Steve Russell
3/6/15
James Mountain Inhofe (R-Oklahoma), chair of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, threw a snowball in the Senate this week to prove once and for all that he does not ...
Steve Russell
3/4/15
North Carolina’s prostitution laws did not get revised between 1919 and 2013, but now one brave and realistic state agency, the Ethics Commission, is interpreting the law to move N...
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...

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