Tag Archives: State Sovereignty

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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Shelli Dawdy’s GiN post on Federal Red Ink Tsunami: The Life Boats Are Within Our Reach

Grassroots in Nebraska Shelli Dawdy says, “Really it boils down to one simple solution – living the Constitution as originally intended. That means restoring the rightful relationship between the federal government and the several states. When we exa… 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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GIN: Don’t Count On a Republican Congress To Save The Day (via R3publican)

Sharing the first of an important series from my good friend Shelli Dawdy from Grassroots in Nebraska http://grassrootsne.com (visit this wonderful site for great information all the time!) /sc

Still living under the illusion that if we just get a Republican majority in Congress America will be “made safe for Democracy”? If you are still buying into the myth that a Republican majority in Congress is “the answer to our problems”, then in fact, you are not only not in Kansas, … Continue reading

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GIN: GOP Congress Will Not Save Us – Time to Choose OURSELVES

A Republican majority in Congress is not likely to significantly change the course of our government. Simple answers to our problems do present themselves. They are not easy, but simple. It’s time to choose ourselves by exercising our sovereign rights … Continue reading

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OK-SAFE Positions on Oklahoma’s State Questions 2010

OK-SAFE, Inc. Updated: September 1, 2010 State Questions for General Election, November 2, 2010 Ballot Tagged: appropriations, ballot, ballot access, education, englis, funding, general election, health care, official language, OK-SAFE, Oklahoma, sq 74… Continue reading

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Did That Sovereignty Resolution Mean Anything?

By Shelli Dawdy Sovereignty…what does it really mean? On April 13, 2010, the Nebraska Unicameral passed the State Sovereignty Resolution sponsored by Senator Tony Fulton (29).  There was an energized effort to ensure the Resolution’s passage, including an overflow crowd at the Committee hearing in February and persistent contacts with legislators through its passage. Will […] Continue reading

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GIN: Don’t Count On a Republican Congress To Save The Day

If you are still buying into the myth that a Republican majority in Congress is “the answer to our problems”, then in fact, you are not only not in Kansas, you are not in any of the several states, including your own. Sure, you might be there physi… Continue reading

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NE Budget: Senators Hope Feds Will Bail Us Out

In late June, Speaker of the Nebraska Legislature, Mike Flood, convened an Ad Hoc Committee meeting that is part of the special LR 542 process to deal with the projected 2011 – 2013 budget shortfall. It seems as if our legislature is too eager to accept federal money and federal strings. Continue reading

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Anatomy of a Shell Game

Encroachment, the looming nightmares caused by ballooning government employee ranks and the attendant wages and benefits bubbles that are guaranteed to burst, are subjects which will be covered in future articles here. For the moment, I’ll examine th… Continue reading

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