Tag Archives: federal deficit

As Election Nears – This One Deserves A Rewind

It’s time for some campaignin’…entertaining to be sure, but I think it’s worth a look beyond the entertainment value. This video is funny because it contains truth. The trouble is, the truth in political jokes are on us…the voters. How DID we end up with those two candidates? It’s more than a little freaky that […] Continue reading

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Charity Without Government: Clinic With A Heart

A GiN Toast goes to the Clinic With A Heart featured in the September 7 edition of  the Lincoln Journal Star.  The seven year old project shows how private citizens, churches, and businesses working together can provide for the needy within their community – without government support. We applaud the very hard work over the years […] Continue reading

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Shelli Dawdy’s GiN post on Federal Red Ink Tsunami: The Life Boats Are Within Our Reach

Grassroots in Nebraska Shelli Dawdy says, “Really it boils down to one simple solution – living the Constitution as originally intended. That means restoring the rightful relationship between the federal government and the several states. When we exa… Continue reading

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GIN: Don’t Count On a Republican Congress To Save The Day (via R3publican)

Sharing the first of an important series from my good friend Shelli Dawdy from Grassroots in Nebraska http://grassrootsne.com (visit this wonderful site for great information all the time!) /sc

Still living under the illusion that if we just get a Republican majority in Congress America will be “made safe for Democracy”? If you are still buying into the myth that a Republican majority in Congress is “the answer to our problems”, then in fact, you are not only not in Kansas, … Continue reading

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GIN: Don’t Count On a Republican Congress To Save The Day

If you are still buying into the myth that a Republican majority in Congress is “the answer to our problems”, then in fact, you are not only not in Kansas, you are not in any of the several states, including your own. Sure, you might be there physi… Continue reading

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NE Budget: Senators Hope Feds Will Bail Us Out

In late June, Speaker of the Nebraska Legislature, Mike Flood, convened an Ad Hoc Committee meeting that is part of the special LR 542 process to deal with the projected 2011 – 2013 budget shortfall. It seems as if our legislature is too eager to accept federal money and federal strings. Continue reading

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Federal Red Ink Tsunami: The Life Boats Are Within Our Reach

The gulf coast oil spill was and is a horrible disaster with consequences that will last for years to come. But when one looks at the “big picture”, the oil spill is dwarfed by the tsunami of red ink that promises to suck everyone into its wake. The life boats are well within our reach – they are located right within in our own states. Continue reading

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Don’t Count On a Republican Congress To Save The Day

Most people are currently focused on the November elections; particularly those who are hoping to reverse the direction of government. Focusing on winning a Republican majority in Congress is not likely to provide the answers people are looking for. Continue reading

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Bread and Circuses Are Fun – While They Last

The phrase “bread and circuses” originated in ancient Rome and a chilling description of the current state of our nation. It’s patently clear, when you look at our burgeoning national debt, that the plebs know, of a certainty, that they can vote themselves bread and circuses without limit and that the productive members of the American body politic cannot stop them. [For more articles like this, visit the Grassroots in Nebraska website: http://grassrootsne.com%5D Continue reading

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