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Nebraska Appleseed Not Happy: Judge Refuses Injunction

Nebraska Appleseed is a Lincoln-based entity that seems to be on the wrong side of just about every issue limited government types are concerned about.  If it costs money, grows government, facilitates the welfare state, promotes a “green” agenda, and potentially raises taxes, odds are high…Nebraska Appleseed would be for it. GiN’s “Deserving of Darts” […] Continue reading

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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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Politician Deafness & Other Natural Phenomenon

By Shelli Dawdy Why do federal elected officials seem to be impervious to the objections of their constituents, specifically when those objections are voiced in large numbers? That phenomenon was very well illustrated by the drama that reached a crescendo on October 3, 2008. Congress passed the bailout bill (TARP) despite call ratios into Congressmen […] 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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Big Brother In Your Trash. Crazy, Right? Wrong.

By Shelli Dawdy Fortunately, the story is starting to get out. “Big Brother” wants to see what’s in your trash. And no, this is not a conspiracy theory. WHO is “Big Brother”? The precise composition of the snoop depends upon where you live, but in most cases, there is a single source from which this […] Continue reading

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“Your best defense against hard times is a well-fed neighbor”

http://wellfedneighbor.ning.com/ ____________________________________ Sept. 9 2010 Kaye Beach Anyone that is interested in eating needs to check this organization out!  They are doing remarkable things in MO to help human beings remain “sustaina… Continue reading

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LES Public Meeting On Rates September 8

As the Lincoln Journal Star reported September 1, LES will be holding a public meeting on September 8 regarding future electric rates. This is the third of four meetings on the topic. Click on the link to the Journal Star article to get all of the details. For those who cannot make any of the […] Continue reading

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Deserving of Darts: Lincoln City Council & Mayor

The City of Lincoln, Nebraska is in debt and recently took on an arena project that will cost much more than the $300 million+ projected. Mayor Chris Beutler and the City Council, despite these facts, have painted themselves into corners and are hard pressed to resist demands for all services to remain in place. Continue reading

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GiN Whine List First Honorees: The Green Shirts

The City of Lincoln budget has been in trouble year after year. One of the reasons is the very loud folks who show up at every turn to demanding that every city program remain in place. Grassroots in Nebraska has a new feature: The Whine List. Some recent attendees of a City Council meeting are a first “honorees”. Continue reading

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The Constitutional Liberty Coalition Gets Grizzly Tuesday, August 11 –

Tuesday, August 11 Join us at 7pm CDT / 8pm EDT / 6pm MDT / 5pm PDT for discussion about basic government principles. We’ll be talking about the difference between democracy and republic and how much the United States has … Continue reading

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