Readers are referred to a Local View column published today, April 13, 2012, in the Lincoln Journal-Star that was co-written by Shelli and me. In the article, we argue that Governor Heineman should use the opportunity presented by his veto of LB599 to draw a line against the Unicameral’s profligate spending. I recommend that readers… more
The LA Police Department announced recently that officers will begin to IGNORE a CA state law requiring police to impound cars driven by unlicensed drivers. Such lawlessness has life and death consequences. more
Last evening we published the letter we sent to 48 of Nebraska’s Senators about LB599. We also wanted to share a letter from one of our readers who contacted his own Senator, Colby Coash (District 27), who voted for LB599 in the first two rounds. Even IF you read this article after the third round… more
GiN’s letter to all NE Senators regarding LB599 – the effort to expand Medicaid benefits to illegal immigrants and others deemed ineligible by the Federal government. more
In recent days, the Lincoln-Journal Star has published what amounts to a one-two punch in the form of articles intended to push a bill expanding Nebraska’s Medicaid program to provide coverage for prenatal care. Senator Kathy Campbell, a Republican, embarked on this crusade to expand Medicaid well over two years ago when some 1600 pregnant… more
We don’t know about anyone else, but we’re a little tired of having our intelligence insulted. We started writing this article on Monday, well before the votes were in from “Super Tuesday”. When family matters interrupted our task, we hoped we’d be proven wrong and just have to scratch this article. But, alas, as the… more
A few weeks ago I promised to begin a series of articles discussing 10 ways what I called the Conservative political ideology is morally superior to modern liberalism/Progressivism, expanding upon a list compiled by radio pundit Dennis Prager. In the process of sorting through information, news articles, and examples to illustrate Prager’s points, and to… more
In his speech, Paul emphasized personal responsibility, using the example of Jesus’ response to prostitution. “He didn’t call for more laws. But he was very direct and thought that stoning was not the solution to the problem of prostitution,” he told the crowd. “So do laws take care of these things, or do we need a better understanding of our Christian values and our moral principles?” In an interview withChristianity Today following his speech, Paul explained why he doesn’t think the government can create morality.
Note: Even if you don’t live in Nebraska, you are likely to find this article of interest. In fact, we would ask you to read it and see if you notice similar phenomena in your area. If so, we encourage you to leave comment (see bottom). A few weeks ago, Linda told me she wanted… more
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