Posts by Russell Dye

Mr. Smith, Shut Out of Washington

If you have seen Frank Capra’s 1939 film Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, you can recall the classic story of Jefferson Smith, a naïve Boy Scouts troop…

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Letter to the President: Eliminate ISIS

Mr. President, Napoleon’s eighth military maxim states, A general-in-chief should ask himself frequently in the day, ‘What should I do if the enemy’s army appeared now…

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A Democrat’s November Fantasy

A little over a month ago, Democratic Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) stated that the Democratic Party has “a good shot” of winning enough seats to…

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Russell Dye for Soil and Water Commissioner

A few days ago, I officially announced my candidacy for the Towaliga Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisor of Monroe County, Georgia.  As of March 7,…

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A Presidential Tradition

The game of golf has been connected with the United States presidency for many decades. Presidents have carried on the longstanding tradition of hitting the links…

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Grown in GA

If you asked a Georgian what our state’s number one industry is, what would they say? Manufacturing? Coca-Cola? Cinema? How many would say agriculture? As the…

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Publius on the President

When Alexander Hamilton, John Jay and James Madison decided to write the Federalist Papers advocating stronger federal powers in the late 1780s, they were fighting for…

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Rising Stars of the GOP

The Republican Party has long been portrayed as the party of old, rich white guys. However, as the GOP moves forward in its search for greater…

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Donors Back Jack

United States Representative Jack Kingston of Georgia’s 1st District is shaking up the 2014 U.S. Senate race through his ability to raise funds on a large…

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Lagging Leadership

If the conflict in Syria has taught us anything, it is that President Barack Obama’s foreign policy doctrine has failed. Whether one believes the United States…

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