Rachel Maddow’s tax return release her latest move to help Donald Trump
Mike Russell | March 15, 2017 1:13 pm
Rachel Maddow’s rants against President Donald Trump drove voters his way during the election. Her release of his tax returns was just another move to help.
I’m optimistic about the Republican health care plan despite some red flags
Mike Russell | March 13, 2017 12:23 pm
We aren’t even a full week past the Republicans unveiling their plan to replace Obamacare and the Democrats already have a few substantially large targets.
Let’s take a deeper look at the gender pay gap before we protest
Mike Russell | March 9, 2017 5:43 pm
Before you hit the streets in protest, let’s take a deeper look at the so-called gender pay gap in the United States.
Do your homework and let Congress know what you think of GOP health care bill
Mike Russell | March 7, 2017 3:49 pm
I ask each of you — whether you were cheering the Republican health care legislation or not — to dig into the bill and let Congress know what you think.
We should applaud ICE, Maricopa County officials for partnering on immigration
Mike Russell | February 28, 2017 12:23 pm
ICE and Maricopa County officials are working across the aisle to do what’s best for the county when it comes to immigration. It’s about time.
Milo Yiannopoulos ordeal a 101 course in First Amendment rights, politics
Mike Russell | February 22, 2017 3:01 pm
I can’t help but see that this whole Milo Yiannopoulos ordeal is a perfect example of our First Amendment rights, politics, and the free market system.
Donald Trump’s approach to the media is a move out of Barack Obama’s playbook
Mike Russell | February 17, 2017 2:33 pm
Before we get all fired up about Donald Trump calling news stories he disagrees with fake, let’s remember that Barack Obama basically did the same thing.
Significance of Day Without Immigrants protest getting lost in other protest noise
Mike Russell | February 16, 2017 12:12 pm
A national protest called A Day Without Immigrants is being held across the United States on Thursday. The problem is, no one is going to care.
Yes, Michael Flynn resigned — now everyone settle down
Mike Russell | February 14, 2017 2:27 pm
Although he may the first to be hired and pushed out of consecutive administrations, its time to settle down about the resignation of Michael Flynn.
To adhere to law, we must remove emotion from immigration debate in America
Mike Russell | February 10, 2017 11:24 am
If we are going to enforce a strict immigration policy in the United States, we have to remove emotion from the equation. Otherwise, it gets way too tricky.
Hey, slacktivists: Why not get off the couch and actually do something?
Mike Russell | February 8, 2017 3:34 pm
If you’re new to my brand of snark, slacktivists are those that spout off on social media and then move on with their lives.
Before we criticize Trump’s travel ban, why don’t we give extreme vetting a try?
Mike Russell | February 7, 2017 3:40 pm
I’m not sure if President Donald Trump’s temporary travel ban on some nations will work. But until we know extreme vetting will fail, why not try it out?
The four types of people you will see at the Waste Management Phoenix Open
Mike Russell | February 3, 2017 6:01 pm
Let’s face it: the Waste Management Phoenix Open is no longer about golf. The Open is about drinking and people watching — period.
President Donald Trump is a mean guy — so what?
Mike Russell | February 2, 2017 4:12 pm
You can’t be serious! President Donald Trump, the leader of the free world, isn’t sweet to other world leaders? Outrageous!