Anger over Arizona Cardinals’ coach Bruce Arians’ ‘moms’ comment is misdirected
Mike Russell | April 11, 2016 6:35 pm
As a parent, I understand the anger that mothers have over Bruce Arians’ comment saying that moms are keeping their kids from playing football, but I believe the comment was misunderstood.
I can’t believe I’m saying this: I agree with Bernie Sanders
Mike Russell | April 6, 2016 4:01 pm
I can’t believe I’m actually saying this, but I agree with Bernie Sanders. But it’s only on one topic, so spare me the emails.
My house is a ‘no-go’ for playdates and I couldn’t be happier
Mike Russell | April 4, 2016 4:36 pm
I just found out my home is a “no-go” for playdates — basically arranged times for kids to play — and I could not be happier to get the news.
April Fools’ Day proves gullible people should not take the Internet too seriously
Mike Russell | April 1, 2016 5:00 pm
Congratulations! It looks like you survived another April Fools’ Day. Pat yourself on the back, because that means you’re not one of the easily-gullible people who make this day so fun.
Let’s be honest: Political parties are picking the nominees, not the voters
Mike Russell | March 31, 2016 2:37 pm
Voters can do what they want, but if we’re honest with ourselves, the political parties will pick their own nominees and there’s nothing we can do about it.
Battle of feds vs. Apple over San Bernardino iPhone came down to civil liberties
Mike Russell | March 30, 2016 3:38 pm
The key takeaway from the story of Apple versus the FBI is simple: It’s that we have civil liberties. We have a right to privacy.
‘Batman v. Superman’ won battle with moviegoers, box office — but not critics
Mike Russell | March 29, 2016 5:43 pm
Dear movie critics, us moviegoers do not mind if a movie such as “Batman v. Superman” isn’t cinematically perfect — we just want to be entertained.
Parents, you need to worry about the impact of concussions on your kids
Mike Russell | March 28, 2016 3:36 pm
I’m not saying you need to pull your kids off the field and seal them in bubble wrap, but do your homework when it comes to the effects of concussions.
The Arizona Diamondbacks should have waited to address lease issues
Mike Russell | March 25, 2016 2:52 pm
The Arizona Diamondbacks have it all right now — a great team, supportive fans and plenty of buzz. So why go public with the lease debate?
Donald Trump, Ted Cruz dragging wives into election is politics at its worst
Mike Russell | March 24, 2016 5:06 pm
By bringing their wives into the election debate, Republicans Donald Trump and Ted Cruz have broken the unspoken rules of politics. And that’s awful.
Arizona’s presidential preference election was a triumph and disaster
Mike Russell | March 23, 2016 4:37 pm
Arizona, let’s face it head on. Tuesday’s presidential preference election was a both a triumph AND a disaster.
Arizona attorney general’s opinion on red light radar operators won’t eliminate the tech
Mike Russell | March 21, 2016 6:16 pm
Let’s get one thing clear: Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich’s legal opinion requesting all red light camera operators to get a private investigator license does not eliminate the technology.
Michigan State reaction to loss against Middle Tennessee shows great character
Mike Russell | March 18, 2016 5:59 pm
The positive reactions by both Michigan State and Middle Tennessee after Friday’s shocking NCAA men’s basketball tournament game demonstrate a great amount of character for today’s youth.
Pinching on St. Patrick’s Day is a tradition best left on the playground
Mike Russell | March 17, 2016 1:44 pm
Pinching is the traditional punishment for those not wearing green on St. Patrick’s Day, but it may be best to leave that tradition on the playground.