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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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GiN: Politicians Do the Side Step

Shelli Dawdy with Grassroots in Nebraska (GiN) says “In my last article, I talked about how elected officials don’t often hear from those of us who just want to be left alone and don’t want anything from government. I theorized that is likely why, by the time politicians have run for higher office such as US Congress, they are no longer capable of hearing nor even perhaps believing that there really is a “silent majority” out there that wants limited government.” Continue reading

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Politicians Do The Side Step

By Shelli Dawdy In my last article, I talked about how elected officials don’t often hear from those of us who just want to be left alone and don’t want anything from government. I theorized that is likely why, by the time politicians have run for higher office such as US Congress, they are no […] 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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When Government Fears The People

Thomas Jefferson made the astute observation: “When the people fear the government, there is tyranny. When the government fears the people, there is liberty.” Today, the problem with our government at all levels is that it has no fear of the people. In fact, it’s worse than that. Our elected officials, as a group, have […] 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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