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Federal Funding Tap Dance: Are States Puppets Or Partners?

When considering how to get out of the way of the growing red ink tsunami gushing out of D.C., one of the first questions that comes to mind is what states can do about it. Many federal programs could be rejected by states, but they aren’t. Obviously, they want the money. Prior governors and legislators have opted to accept federal funds in an effort to tout how much they accomplish while in office, handing the strings and increased obligations to the next set of officials. Continue reading

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ACTION ALERT: State Budget Meeting at Capitol Tuesday June 29

Requesting Action From Nebraskans Concerned about State Spending and Taxes Tuesday, June 29
Legislative Budget Meeting
9am
State Capitol, Room 1113
1445 K St., Lincoln
There will be a legislative committee meeting led by Speaker Mike Flood regarding the projected state budget shortfall Tuesday, June 29.
We are asking all who are concerned about the budget shortfall and taxation who […] Continue reading

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Governor Johnson Event Making News – Last Call For Registrations!

This weekend’s upcoming visit to Nebraska by former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson is making some headlines in his home state. The Sante Fe News Blade ran a piece as a top story on their website on Monday. Just click the picture to read the article.
The visit and invite may be generating some press in […] Continue reading

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Laura and I Talking Constitution on Lincoln GML-TV

A few months ago, I was invited to a taping of a grassroots tv show by Lincoln, Nebraska’s very own Give Me Liberty TV.
I say GML-TV is grassroots because it is a group of local folks who wanted to have an impact on people in some way that was being tried. They opted to put […] Continue reading

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Charles Key: Champion of the People and Hero for State Sovereignty!

Click on pic to read the rest of the original story! Rep. Key introduced a resolution in 2008 in the Oklahoma State legislature with the intent of centering legislative debate on a Constitutional basis. The resolution was a simple reiteration … Continue reading

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Join Us for An Election Night Open House

Join us for what we hope will be an enjoyable & informative…
ELECTION NIGHT OPEN HOUSE
Pizza Potluck
Watch the documentary film A New America
Monitor the election results
WHEN: Tuesday, May 11 6:00pm – ??
Guest House Inn & Suites
Ballroom
5250 Cornhusker Highway, Lincoln
Map Located HERE
RSVP Requested – please click HERE
Requested donation for venue rental & supplies per person: $4
6:00pm Informal […] Continue reading

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Help Give Senator Bill Avery Early Retirement

Nebraska’s primary election is May 11.
If we wish government policy and debate to be based on Constitutional principles, we need to focus some of our time and resources on affecting who is getting elected.
Noting that time and resources are at a premium for all of us (as an all-volunteer group) we recognize we must focus […] Continue reading

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OK State Representative Charles Key: Hero for State Sovereignty

There aren’t a lot of elected officials who get me excited, make me proud, or give me a whole lot of hope. Heck, most I’ve looked into or dealt with directly do nothing more than reinforce the belief that the future looks pretty dang dark.
Most have all kinds of motives that really make them unfit […] Continue reading

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Not Just Sunshine Patriots

There will be additional follow-up coming regarding our Tax Day Tea Party, but here’s a start…
On December 22, we had what has been dubbed the “Ice Tea Party” in <10 degree weather in freezing rain, after Senator Ben Nelson “iced” the Cornhusker Kickback with Reid and Schumer, paving the way to the passage of the […] Continue reading

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