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GiN on KLKN TV: Tea Party Movement Impact In Nebraska

Lincoln’s KLKN TV contacted me Friday, requesting an interview regarding recent developments in the primary elections. The reporter, Stephanie Costanzo, informed KLKN had done a story everyday this week on the tea party’s impact and they were looking for the local perspective. Did the successes in other places in the country provide any momentum to […] Continue reading

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GiN Toast To Federal Judge Who Followed Proper Jurisprudence In Stem Cell Case

Grassroots in Nebraska proposes a toast to Federal Judge Royce C. Lamberth for carrying out his duties as a judge precisely as he should. We find it very unfortunate that too many judges take the opportunity of a case to legislate from the bench. It may be a little known fact that judges are not only not to engage in “making law”, when the intent of the law is very clear they are not even supposed to interpret it. In these instances, the action required is quite clear. Continue reading

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Founding Fathers Knew Importance of Moral Values

This is a series examining an article in the Lincoln Journal Star on July 4 entitled “Whose side are the Founding Fathers on?” Just click one of the titles to read Shelli Dawdy’s response: the first part: “The Founding? Move Along Folks, Nothing to See There. Onward Progress!” or second part:
“Efforts to Muddle History of the Founding Don’t Change Its Facts.” or third part: “Whose Side ARE the Founders On? Easy.” An additional follow-up to the series can be found here: Ignorance is Bliss? No. Ignorance is Ignorance. Continue reading

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Ever Try To Pin Jello To The Wall?

Most politicians are like trying to nail jello to a wall. Shouldn’t our elected officials be made of sterner stuff? Governor Chris Christie sheds some light on the whole matter in answering a reporter’s question. Continue reading

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Whose Side ARE the Founders On? Easy.

By Shelli Dawdy
This is the third and final in a series examining an article in the Lincoln Journal Star on July 4 entitled “Whose side are the Founding Fathers on?” Just click one of the titles to read the first part: “The Founding? Move Along Folks, Nothing to See There. Onward Progress!” or second part: […] Continue reading

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Efforts to Muddle History of the Founding Don’t Change Its Facts

By Shelli Dawdy
This is the second of  a three part piece examining an article in the Lincoln Journal Star on July 4 entitled “Whose side are the Founding Fathers on?” Just click the title to read the first part: “The Founding? Move Along Folks, Nothing to See There. Onward Progress!“
There is a related piece in […] Continue reading

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The Founding? Move Along Folks NOTHING To See There. Onward Progress!

By Shelli Dawdy
This is part one of a two part piece.
The Lincoln Journal Star featured a piece in their Independence Day edition entitled “Whose Side Are the Founding Fathers On?” The piece was written with a bottom-line message: there’s no clear answer. It’ll be a topic of perpetual debate.
According to the article, the Founders […] 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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HELL NO To Arena – It Is NOT Just a Lincoln Issue It Is a NEBRASKA Issue

By Shelli Dawdy
I’m sure there are many Nebraskans who may not have even heard about the City of Lincoln arena issue and those who have understandably don’t focus on it because it is…well, a City of Lincoln issue. And yes, it is, to the extent that the residents of Lincoln are the folks who appear […] Continue reading

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April Fools . . . or Just Fools?

(Joint post by Linda & Shelli)
The first day of April is, of course known as the day of pranks and jokes…it’s “April Fool’s Day”. Unfortunately, too many of our news headlines read like they are pranks and jokes everyday of the year. And also, unfortunately, too many of our elected officials and too man y […] Continue reading

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