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Russell W. Dickson


Russell W. Dickson, lives in upstate NY, and is a Freelance journalist. He has written for both print and online news/opinion pages.Russell holds a B.A. in English, minor Journalism from The University at Albany, Albany, NY. His writing experience spans 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.

Path of hurricane Irene as it leaves New England.

New Yorkers Say Good Night To Tropical Storm Irene

Irene charged into New England on Sunday as a weakened tropical storm after charging through the New York City area leaving a stunned U.S. East coast. At least 16 people died, flooding was widespread and 4 million homes and businesses lost power.

Fighter Overcomes Odds To Become Champion

Every so often a film fighter inspires us like actor Russell Crowe did in Cinderella Man (2005), and Ralph Macchio did in the Karate Kid (1984).

UFC Immortal Joey ‘The Mexicutioner’ Beltran

The U.F.C. fighters come from all walks of life.One of these MMA Immortals is Jose Beltran, aptly nicknamed, the 'Mexicutioner,' one can only imagine how he got the name, probably because of his fearless attitude, skill and heart in the ring.

US Federal Government OKs Destruction of Gray Wolves

Man's fear and hatred of wolves goes back centuries. That unbridled fear is ingrained 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.

Howard Stern Rejects Artie Lange’s Offer To Return To Show

Iconic radio-star and self proclaimed 'King of all Media,'Howard Stern in a interview with Rolling Stone Magazine said he turned down Artie Lange's offer to appear on the show recently.

The World’s Oceans Are Dying!

Mankind can't keep treating its oceans like a giant cesspool because the death of the Oceans means the death of us. A study recently released states that the world's oceans are dying!

Mountain Lions Threaten New England Residents

For decades we've heard stories about man's encroachment on nature, well in an ironic twist it appears nature has begun to encroach on man.

Gay Marriage Supporters Celebrate, Religious Groups Protest

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 legali

Is Bigfoot Real Or Myth?

For hundreds of years Bigfoot has been an enduring myth, yet most refuse to believe in the possibility that mythical creature could exist. We have all heard stories about Bigfoot over the course of our lives, early European settlers, and Native Ame

Former Obama Appointee to Seek GOP Nomination

As we enter into the next Presidential election cycle the GOP still doesn't have any formidable contenders, just the usual suspects. Just who is this Huntsman character anyhow, and why should we care about him?
Marine SSgt Tim Chambers, standing on the median for 45 minutes, unwavering, saluting the Rolling Thunder/Gathering of Eagles II Rally

American Veterans Don’t Want Palin

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, 29th.

Sasquatch Discovered

I'm not sure when Bigfoot research became synonymous with beer drinking rednecks totting shot guns and shooting everything that moves in the forest, but this stereotype may be one of the reasons why the main stream media is not very accepting of th

Paul On The Way To Becoming President

Ron Paul announced Friday that he will run for the GOP nomination for president in 2012, the third attempt for the man known on Capitol Hill as 'Dr. No' because of his enthusiasm for bashing runaway spending and government overreach.'

Master Pedro Sauer, Gracie Jiu Jitsu, The Making of a Legend.

When you talk to experts in the field of martial arts, one name comes up, 'Master Pedro Sauer'. Just who is this fabled fighter, you might ask? Some say, he is a cross between Sun Tzu and Bruce Lee.

Polls Indicate Ron Paul Could Beat Obama

If you pit Republican Congressman Ron Paul against President Obama in a hypothetical 2012 election match-up, the race is - virtually dead even.

Bin Ladens Death Gives Obama Life

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 Y

Master Robert Lovi, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu From The Source, Gracie Style

Forget about Bruce Lee, or even Chuck Norris, there is a new martial arts expert in town, and he is quickly navigating the elite ranks of Gracie Jiu Jitsu, and his name is Robert Lovi of the Robert Lovi Academy in San Diego, CA.

Ron Paul To Run In 2012

Ron Paul, a Texas Republican and anti-war libertarian, announced in the early voting state of Iowa that he was forming a presidential exploratory committee, the first formal move toward establishing a campaign.
NYMEX crude oil price chart.

Cheap Oil Out for The Count, Maybe Not?

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.

Household Products The New Drug of Choice

Who would have thought you could get from high bath salts? Bathing products are just a few of many things that can be abused around your home, especially by children and teenagers.