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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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NE Think Tank Has a Lot In Common With Pelosi

On August 27th, the Platte Institute for Economic Research (Platte) sent out an email newsletter with a feature article entitled “The Economic Benefits of SNAP” in Nebraska. In 1996, Democrats and Republicans recognized welfare programs do nothing more than create cycles of dependency. The result was across the board welfare reform. Programs like SNAP are on the march to reversing those reforms. Continue reading

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Charity By Any Other Name Does Not Smell as Sweet

Local churches are misguided in seeking government solutions. While, as Christians, we are called to care for the needy, Jesus did not teach people to give their money to the government. People are not being charitable if they are not giving from their heart, and government welfare programs take money from one citizen and give it to another. 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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FIRE Coalition features OK Rep. Charles Key on June 4th

Rep. Charles Key is speaking June 4th at the first Federal Immigration Reform & Enforcement Coalition (FIRE) National Security Conference at the State Capitol in Topeka, Kansas.  This is a multi-state event & will be attended by speakers and guests from North Carolina, Kansas, Oklahoma, Iowa, Arkansas and other neighboring states.
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FIRE Coalition features OK Rep. Charles Key on June 4th

On Friday, June 4, 2010, the FIRE Coalition, working with our partners at the Patriot Coalition and November Patriots, will hold our first National Security Conference of 2010 in the old Kansas Supreme Court Chambers in the Kansas State Capitol Building, in Topeka, Kansas. Whether it is amnesty for illegal aliens, the nearly 10% unemployment rate, or the rising instances of drug cartel and gang crime along our southern border, our elected officials at the federal, state, and local levels need to work together for the American People. On Saturday, June 19th, we will hold our second national security conference of 2010 in Hamilton, Ohio. 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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