The Invisible Eye
by Russell W. Dickson (libertarian)
About The Author
Russell W. Dickson - Journalist and Columnist
Columnist Russell W. Dickson, "The Invisible Eye," lives in upstate NY, and is a Freelance journalist and columnist. He has written for both print and online news/opinion pages. He holds a B.A. in English, minor Journalism from The University at Albany, Albany, NY. His writing experience has spanned more than a decade and his work has graced the pages of newspapers, magazines, online news orgs, and political websites in both the U.S. and abroad.
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Fed Government Decision Paves Way For Destruction Of Gray Wolves
Published: July 18, 2011
Man's fear and hatred of wolves goes back centuries. That unbridled fear is engrained into our cultural fabric by stories like "Little Red Riding Hood," and "The Three Little Pigs," stories aimed at instilling fear into us as children. We were n
Gay Marriage Legal In New York
Published: June 26, 2011
The Lesbian and Gay community have reason to celebrate today because the New York State Senate has passed a bill that allows same sex marriage. New York is the largest state so far to adopt the bill and will be the sixth state in the union to legaliz
Palin Not Welcomed By Veterans
Published: May 29, 2011
Palin the party crasher or that is what a group of motorcycle riding veterans called "Rolling Thunder' holding an event in the capital are calling her, when they heard she plans to attend their rally called, 'Ride for Freedom' on May,
Ron Paul, The Third Times A Charm.
Published: May 15, 2011
From the podium Paul said, "It's great that I'm able to announce in this state - a very special state - because there's such a high respect for the spirit of liberty here," Paul said at a rally at the Exeter Town Hall. "I'm very p
If You Pit Ron Paul Against Obama They Are Virtually Dead Even.
Published: May 6, 2011
Rasmussenreports.com says, if you pit Republican Congressman Ron Paul against President Obama in a hypothetical 2012 election match-up, the race is - virtually dead even. Rasmussen reports conducted a national telephone survey of likely voters.
Osama Helped Obama
Published: May 5, 2011
Obama's leadership skills have often been targeted by the Republican opposition, but now they have been bolstered tangibly, as the images of celebrating Americans gathering spontaneously at the White House and the World Trade Center site in New York
Ron Paul Seeks GOP Nomination, Out Performs Palin
Published: April 29, 2011
Ron Paul Campaign Manager Jesse Benton indicated to the press that Ron Paul will be running for president in 2012. It has been met with excitement by Ron Paul supporters.
Trump GOP #2 Pick, Or Just#2
Published: April 28, 2011
When you hear the name Donald Trump you think high priced real estate, gaudy super-sized hotels, the seedy glitz and glamour of Atlantic City, but President Trump? Eh, not so much!There is a lot of ambiguity about Mr. Trump's presidential aspirations
No More Cheap Gas, I Don't Think So!
Published: April 23, 2011
The price per gallon for gas here in the U.S. is expected to hit the roof this month, mostly because retailers have begun cashing in on one of Americas biggest holiday travel periods. The U. S. Department of Energy states the average price of gasolin
Abuse Of Household Products Killing Your Children
Published: April 23, 2011
Who would have thought you could get high from bath salts? Bathing products are just a few of many things that can be abused around your home, especially by children and teenagers. According to sigforum.com,
High Crude Oil Prices Will Cause Another Economic Meltdown
Published: April 18, 2011
As the main stream media discusses the ever rising price of crude oil and the effects it will have on us at the pump, it makes you wonder if the last spike in oil prices was responsible for the U.S. economic meltdown in 2008? It is funny how the main
Eco-terrorism The New Breed?
Published: April 16, 2011
Terrorism has become a multi headed dragon like the mythical beast, Scylla from Homer's Odyssey, the six headed creature could seize men and eat them alive. Some terrorist groups we may have had heard of and some we may not have.
Leaders Gearing Up For Battle Over Debt Ceiling
Published: April 12, 2011
One political fight after another plays out across the country in the evening news, it has become cliché at this point. Watching these Senators and Congressmen talk smack about their colleges is reminiscent of WCW wrestlers talking up their upcoming matches. The brawl in Washington they are now billing it. If that doesn’t sound like a ‘Wrestle Mania,’ fight, I don’t know what does.
Republicans Licking Wounds After Shutdown Crisis
Published: April 10, 2011
Now that all the dust has settled from the clamor of political feet scurrying about on Capital Hill, it leaves most Americans with one question in mind, "What the heck just happened?" Many are speculating that the whole thing was just a scam designed to make one side look stronger than the other.
We Have Money For War But Not Education?
Published: April 7, 2011
What’s does it say about our society that we can readily raise $1.171 trillion for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and hundreds of millions of dollars for the no-fly zone in Libya, yet when it comes to the future of our kids, and their education, we can’t raise a dime, or so it would seem.
Gov. Cuts Important School Programs
Published: April 7, 2011
If the Congress, state and local municipalities get their way and cuts funding to art and music programs there will no need for paintbrushes, or musical instruments in the 2010-11 school. Changes, and cuts in funding for extracurricular and co-curricular activities, including music and arts programs, mean the death of our children’s music and arts educations, and it is happening right now across the country.
U.S. Gov. Thinks Eco-terrorism is as bad as Islamic Terrorism.
Published: April 2, 2011
Over the last twenty years, radical environmental and animal rights groups known as, eco-terrorists have been responsible for hundreds of criminal acts like, arson, bombings, vandalism and harassment. These terrorist acts have caused more than $100 million in damage.
Critics call global warming a myth
Published: April 1, 2011
A study done by the Keenlyside team stated that the natural variability in the Earths oceans temporarily offsets global warming from CO2 emissions. Seventy percent of the Earths surface is covered in water; so, what happens in the ocean influences our global temperature.
Democrats stealing your kids future
Published: March 29, 2011
When Democrats took control of Congress in 2006, they went on to raise our debt ceiling six times. When they began it was $8.965 trillion and currently it is $14.294 trillion. The big problem we are having is every time the alarm rings they simply ignore it, and refuse to make the fundamental changes necessary to get things back on track.
N.Y.Gov. Andrew Cuomo to cut a record $1.5 billion from the $23 billion budget for grades K-12.
Published: March 28, 2011
New York State’s budget is once again on the table, and as expected Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to cut a record $1.5 billion from the $23 billion budget for grades K-12. The cuts would affect the poorest sections of the state that rely on the money the most.
While the world focuses on Libya, things are still playing out in Egypt.
Published: March 26, 2011
While most of the world is focused on our efforts in Libya, the revolution that seemed to touch things off in the Middle East is still playing out in Egypt; this is an important fact for its neighbors and other nations to remember.
Obama wrong on Libya
Published: March 24, 2011
The founding fathers of our country would be shocked to see that a President of the United States could launch an attack half a world away without a formal declaration of war by Congress, with barely any discussion of it by the House or by the Senate.
The case for Ron Paul in 2012
Published: March 18, 2011
The U.S. economy is dying a slow death, and the two-party system in America has become irreparably broken, and is nothing more than battleground for elitist politicians. Presidential candidates have good intentions when they start out, but inevitably end up getting sucked into the “machine” that is Washington
Published: March 17, 2011
It is a sad commentary on the times when the party that spawned great leaders like, Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, and Ronald Regan's latest incarnation is Sara Palin.
Stop importing oil, and start drilling.
Published: March 9, 2011
America’s oil shale reserves are enormous, totaling at least 1.5 trillion barrels of oil. That’s five times the reserves of Saudi Arabia!
The economic silver bullet
Published: March 7, 2011
There is an absence of real leadership. The political pontificating from the left to the far right is not creating jobs and is not offering any sense of hope. The federal government has turned on itself like a pack of rabid dogs, attacking each other, and the President.
Published: March 6, 2011
Cynical people always assume that everything can and will go wrong. They never try anything because they are afraid to fail. But I suspect that a tiny part of them doesn’t want any of us to go forward, claim our dreams...
America turning to austerity
Published: March 5, 2011
Today, state and local government debt has reached at an all-time high of 22 percent of U.S. GDP. It is an insurmountable crisis of gigantic proportions and it is not going away any time soon
Published: March 2, 2011
Today is the first day of the rest of my life or so I have been told. This morning I treated my wife to a salvo of creaks, pops and groans as I sat up in bed, turned off the alarm clock and made my slow trudge to the coffee pot -- my first day as a 40-year-old man, I thought as I looked in on my 10-year-old boy laying snuggly in his bed
Texting and Driving Kills
Published: March 1, 2011
According to the U.S. Department of Transportation cell phone distractions cause some 600,000 crashes, 330,000 injuries, and 3,000 deaths. This works out to more than 1,643 crashes, 904 injuries, and 8 deaths each day.
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