Nicole Russell
Nicole Russell
Nicole Russell
After working in Republican politics in Minnesota, Nicole Russell moved near Washington, DC and began her journalism career. Her work has appeared in the The Atlantic, The New York Times, National Review, Politico, The Washington Times, The American Spectator, and Parents Magazine. She was the 2010 recipient of the American Spectator's Young Journalist Award and she resides in northern Virginia with her husband and four kids. Follow her on Twitter, @nmrussell2.
Can Progressives Stop Making My Christmas Traditions Political?

My mom went to see George Frideric Handel’s ‘Messiah,’ and the maestro went off on an anti-Trump rant. Is nothing sacred anymore?

You Wouldn’t Believe Who’s Praising Murderous Dictator Fidel Castro At His Death

In their praise of the late dictator, politicians and the media reveal ignorance at best, endorsement at worst.

The Transgender Lobby’s Demands Are Not Civil Rights

Arguing that the transgender lobby’s policy preferences are today’s civil rights movement minimizes the difficulties African-American people experienced and misrepresents the issue at large.

Not Even A Comedy Like ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ Can Make Abortion Seem Normal

Terminating a baby so mom can pursue a career is traumatic for both mother and child.

4 Reasons To Look Forward To A Trump Presidency

Donald Trump is our next president. Despite the anxiety in some parts of the country, there may be a number of bright spots ahead.

Don’t ‘Rock The Vote’ Just Because Justin Timberlake Says To

Frankly, the thought of the average person voting with little information, or voting because she saw a selfie of a Hollywood star, now sounds a little scary.

Why Do Evangelicals Support Trump Or Clinton When Both Are So Odious?

Those who call themselves evangelicals shouldn’t genuinely support or rally for either major-party candidate for president.

Survey Finds High Support For Communism Among Millennials

A new study finds young people champion communism, Karl Marx, and Bernie Sanders, even more than previously reported.

Why Does Anyone Care About Brangelina’s Divorce?

Whether we want to admit it or not, celebrities become our idols from afar. So we are happy when beautiful people are happy, and angry when they divorce.

6 Reasons It’s Insane to Say Men Need Maternity Leave

Maternity leave is for the purpose of helping mom recover because, last I checked, only moms give birth. The list of things they have to recover from is impressive.

This Famous Children’s Author’s Last Request Will Inspire You

The late Anna Dewdney penned a humorous, comforting children’s book series about a little llama. And she has a last request for us all.

What A 27-Year-Old Cold Case Teaches Us About Human Spirit

Police have finally found the remains of Jacob Wetterling, after 27 years. His family has taught us a lot over the years, and they’re still teaching us.

How Judging Other Parents Can Equal Class Warfare

Moral outrage over many basic parenting choices is not only illogical and statistically unfounded but a hallmark of the new class war.

Hillary Clinton’s Religion Contradicts Her Abortion Stance

Saying Hillary Clinton is ‘a lifelong Methodist’ while she champions late-term abortion is like PETA condoning a meat binge as long as you’re really hungry.

Pressed By Common Core And LGBT Agenda, More Families Homeschool

Local newspapers and homeschool leaders from West Virginia to Alabama and North Carolina to Texas report a surge in homeschooling interest and enrollment in just the past year or two.

This Woman Had 3 Abortions So She Could Keep Making Meaningless Art

Performance artist Marina Abramovic came to a tragic conclusion about what to do when faced with the consequences of one’s decision to have sex. Other women have found better paths.

At Virginia Rally, Trump Supporters Vocal And Confident

While Donald Trump’s possibly joking suggestion a mother remove her crying baby lit up media reports of a Virginia rally, his supporters inside and outside remained undeterred.

Tolerance Was A Lie The Left Used To Get Power

Liberals pretend to champion tolerance and diversity, but they’re increasingly intolerant of ideas with which they disagree.

Black Lives Matter’s Violence Undermines Its Credibility

Black Lives Matter protests the country over have turned violent. This is not the way to get justice.

Woman Who Aborts Her Baby At 32 Weeks Illustrates Why She Shouldn’t

Fetal pain laws are in place for the exact reason Vox says they shouldn’t be.