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Take the Test Yourself: BUSH or OBAMA? ‘Which president did these things’ quiz from recent rally in DC

The BA team breezed through the big 8-28 rallies in Washington, DC to test the government spending IQ of participants. Below are the questions asked in the video and the answers (with sources). But don’t spoil the fun: first watch the video and test yo… Continue reading

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Take the Test Yourself: BUSH or OBAMA? Can 8-28 DC rally-goers match spending facts with the right president?

The BA team breezed through the big 8-28 rallies in Washington, DC to test the government spending IQ of participants. Below are the questions asked in the video and the answers (with sources). But don’t spoil the fun: first watch the video and test yourself. Bush, Obama, neither, both – take the test yourself! Continue reading

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Anatomy of a Shell Game

An “emergency jobs bill” was passed by the House on August 10. Now some advocacy groups and Democrats are crying foul because Food Stamp program funds were used to pay for it. It’s ALL a series of shell games being played with your liberty and your money. For more articles like these, visit http://grassrootsne.com 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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Jobless Spending Fights Recession

In this article we will debunk once more the idea that government can spend its way out of a recession. It is our modest contribution to the 21st century, which we can truthfully label an "Age of Misinformation," fortunately alleviated by the… 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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Lincoln Mayors Office Wants Your Input on the Budget? Sorta

By Shelli Dawdy
This is almost laughable. Almost.
I find no small irony in the fact that the discussion about the City of Lincoln budget conveniently occurs after the primary election is over. It’s particularly convenient this year following the full court press (yes, pun intended) to build a new arena.
A budget discussion at this point is […] 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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Charity By Any Other Name Does Not Smell as Sweet

Next legislative session, a coalition of churches will ask Nebraska state senators to reinstate prenatal services for unborn children in all low-income families, including those here illegally. In the meantime, the member churches intend to educate their congregations about the moral implications of providing this care. As a Christian, I agree we have a […] Continue reading

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