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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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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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10 Simple Ways to Reduce Federal Spending by $380 Billion

Why is it that when our elected representatives put their heads together to reduce federal spending, the best they can do is cut less than a tenth of one percent? Personally, I’m in favor of Chris Edwards’ new plan – eliminate $380 billion in spending… Continue reading

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