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 four kids. Follow her on Twitter @russell_nm.

‘DC Draino’ Rogan O’Handley Left A Lucrative Legal Career To Fight For Trump On Social Media

‘My primary goal is to wake up as many patriots as possible and get as many involved to help save America, because right now oppressive leftism is kicking the door and making its way in,’ O’Handley says.

Identity Politics Hires Show The Washington Post Has Abandoned Journalism To Shill For The Left

In light of such awful coverage of such an important time in our nation’s history, it’s absurd for the Post to prioritize virtue signaling over fixing its massive reporting failures.

Protests Confirm Kavanaugh’s Dissent: Church Restrictions Were Arbitrary All Along

Contrary to the Supreme Court’s recent 5-4 opinion that cut against religious liberty, it now looks like church health guidelines were subjective.

Four Reasons Minneapolis Shouldn’t Disband Its Police Department

Police reform needs to happen, but the complete disbanding of entire police departments won’t create the peace we seek, only chaos.

America’s Baby Crisis Is A Bigger Threat Than The Pandemic

As COVID-19 cases continue declining in many states, new threats are emerging: Alongside growing unemployment rates and an increase in depression, births are declining.

Looters Trash Minneapolis After George Floyd’s Needless Death, But They Won’t Bring Justice

By all accounts, the death of George Floyd looks like murder by a police officer. Attempting to burn down one of the Midwest’s most beloved cities won’t ensure justice.

After Catholics, Lutherans Defy Church Limits, Minnesota Gov. Relents

Gov. Tim Walz targeted Minnesotans’ First Amendment right to worship. When they pushed back, he eased restrictions. Neither should have to happen.

In ‘Outlander’s’ Stunning Fifth Season, Mature Love Shined

The fifth season finale of ‘Outlander’ just aired on Starz and wow, it was stunning. It was also the last new episode to air for at least a year.

Texans Like Mark Cuban Contradict Media On State Reopening

While most local news sources are critical of Abbott’s decision, I’ve yet to meet a resident who thought reopening was a bad idea, despite polls suggesting otherwise.

Courts Begin To Halt Selective Government Bans On Americans’ Worship

Abolishing group gatherings is fine if such limits apply to everyone, but if they only apply to churchgoers that’s a moral and legal problem.

Shoving My Kids Into Online Schooling Is Depriving Them Of Real Learning

While I’m thankful for how hard school administrators and teachers are working to continue education, I’m just not sure e-learning will benefit our youngest learners.

Taylor Tomlinson’s Netflix Quarter-Life Crisis Is Funny And Refreshing

Through an uncanny ability to see her flaws clearly, 26-year-old Tomlinson provides subtle social commentary on her generation by mocking herself most and making the rest of us laugh while doing it.

How Rush Limbaugh Made Millennials Like Me Conservative

Along with the one-on-one time with my dad, three hours of Rush Limbaugh’s observations, wit, and humor provided everything I needed for a foundation in conservative thought.

4 Things I Wish I Had Done Differently When I Homeschooled

For the first six years of their education, I homeschooled my kids. While I loved it, here are a few things I would have changed.

5 Ways You Can Prepare For Dangerous Gun Scenarios

Americans, be thankful you live in a country that secured the right for you to bear arms hundreds of years ago. Here’s how you can exercise your gun rights.

Gig Economy Bans Would Put Freelance Writers Like Me Out Of Business

Vox Media announced they will be cutting hundreds of freelance writers to prepare for Assembly Bill 5 to go into effect in California at the start of the new year.

4 Reasons To Binge ‘Outlander’s’ Newest Season On Netflix

This is a powerful story of freedom, political power, and a search for independence, but the heart and soul of ‘Outlander’ is love and sacrifice.

What The First Nonbinary American Wants The Supreme Court To Know About Transgenderism

‘After a good-faith period of participation in the grand gender experiment, I came to believe the whole thing was smoke and mirrors, complete quackery,’ says Jamie Shupe.

5 Reasons To Watch ‘You’ve Got Mail’ On Amazon Prime

‘You’ve Got Mail’ wasn’t quite a blockbuster when released, but it’s stood the test of time for those of us hopeless romantics, book lovers, and fans of New York, dogs, and coffee.

Here’s What People Who Used To Be Transgender Are Telling The Supreme Court

In an unusual amicus brief, a group of people who used to be transgender say that not only should gender identity not be a protected class, but that it’s an imaginary construct of traumatized minds.