Lee Dodson

Lee Dodson

Lee Dodson is a retired contractor in California who sidelines as a writer. He's published two books (Infiltration, This Never Happened) with another (Daylight Raid) due out shortly. He has attained some prominence in news circles as a "terrorism writer" with his books and his Homeland Terrorism Survey that gleaned 100,000,000+ responses.He owns contractorside.com and skoshitiger.com websites. A cowboy at heart, Dodson, grew up in the southwest.

By Lee Dodson On Thursday, September 5th, 2013
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Crisis in America and Its Reasons

Like death, a terrible situation never occurs when convenient. A crisis comes at the very worst time possible, and that’s where we find ourselves today. As Buckaroo Banzai said, “No matter where you More...

The Syrian Coastal Massacre of May 2013 – Syria’s Guernica. One of my most trusted sources in Syria said at least 400 were killed in a 3-day, “village by village” extermination in which entire families were slain. Note the defensive wounds on the arms of men, presumably the fathers and brothers of murdered children. The slaughter was reminiscent of Pablo Picasso’s masterpiece Guernica, a painting widely recognized by art historians as “genocide on canvas.”
(Unmarked photo snapped by a Syrian source.)
By Lee Dodson On Friday, August 30th, 2013

The Big “What If” In Syria

In my career as a terrorism writer, I let myself consider the absolute worst case scenarios, invent characters, and cut them loose to entertain readers for a few hours. It’s fun, but sometimes things get a More...

Martin Luther King
By Lee Dodson On Thursday, August 29th, 2013

Forgotten Lessons Of Dr. King

Martin Luther King, Jr., D.Rel, was a man of abiding principle who stood on a moral courage few could imagine. He must be remembered as a force for change which was so needed when others failed as inconsequential More...

By Lee Dodson On Monday, August 26th, 2013
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Carpe Diem Or Carpe Momentum For the Construction Business?

Any movie buff who saw Dead Poet’s Society, starring Robin Williams, knows the meaning of the Latin idiom: Carpe Diem. The film brought to life again a dead language phrase popular with self-help gurus. Once More...

By Lee Dodson On Saturday, August 24th, 2013
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Is Obama A Repeat Of FDR?

As Yogi Berra is reputed to have said, “It’s just like deja vu all over again.” But this time he could have been referring to the Obama administration, which has devolved from a second Jimmy Carter More...

By Lee Dodson On Saturday, August 24th, 2013

How Do We Harness The Power of Prayer?

Today we need the power of prayer. Looking around, whether it’s called hopelessness, anger, righteous indignation, or just plain apathy, the spirit of Americans suffer in a ways reminiscent of the Great Depression More...

Too big to fail
By Lee Dodson On Sunday, August 18th, 2013

Is America Too Big To Fail?

The phrase “too big to fail” popped into existence four years past when evidence surfaced condemning giant financial institutions’ practices, government social engineering, and grand theft wisdom More...

By Lee Dodson On Friday, August 16th, 2013

The GOP Demise: Two-and-a-Half Years Early To The Funeral Pyre

Everyone loves a eulogy, an agglomeration of half-truths to make the family feel better about the dear departed. In this case the GOP demise is the subject. And the exercise is best when chuckled over at the wake More...

By Lee Dodson On Thursday, August 15th, 2013
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A Second Foreclosure Wave Is On Its Way

Temporary fixes to the foreclosure problem are just that, temporary, and usually late in the first place. This was certainly the case with the loan modification programs established by banks cooperating with the More...

By Lee Dodson On Sunday, August 11th, 2013

The Construction Industry Recovery is DOA

Construction is much worse off than anyone not in the industry can even imagine. While construction GNP numbers are up from three percent in 2009 to eight percent (maybe) today, these figures are a far cry from More...