Nebraska’s primary election is May 11.
If we wish government policy and debate to be based on Constitutional principles, we need to focus some of our time and resources on affecting who is getting elected.
Noting that time and resources are at a premium for all of us (as an all-volunteer group) we recognize we must focus […]

“When they do it to you once—and you learn, you become a philosopher…but if they do it to you twice you’re an idiot.” (I’m not actually quoting someone, I just made it up.)
I just got back from Portland and a great training session organized by Katja. When I got home I downloaded a ton […]

Looming Questions: The Race for Governor of Texas

To what degree will you fight for there to be arable land in Texas that has…

…No property tax and no possibility that it can be forced onto you by vote?
…No possibility of the government taking your land?
…No possibility of the government forcing you to vacate your home?

34% Say They Or Someone Close To Them Part of Tea Party Movement
Twenty-four percent (24%) of U.S. voters now say they consider themselves a part of the Tea Party movement, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey. That’s an eight-point increase from 16% a month ago. …..TO READ THE REST OF THE ARTICLE […]

There aren’t a lot of elected officials who get me excited, make me proud, or give me a whole lot of hope. Heck, most I’ve looked into or dealt with directly do nothing more than reinforce the belief that the future looks pretty dang dark.
Most have all kinds of motives that really make them unfit […]

From the McCarville Report Online: Tad Jones announced Friday afternoon he is dropping out of the race. Sources tell The McCarville Report today that Republican Tad Jones will exit the race for labor commissioner. Jones, a term-limited House member from Claremore, announced last January he would enter the race for the Republican nomination. Jones’ withdrawal […]

Is Paul Ryan the Answer? Doubt It.

Rep. Paul Ryan, Republican from Wisconsin, has been recently touted as a potential rising star. He is saying a lot of the right things. On the April 8 Glenn Beck radio show, Glenn mentions potential Republican presidential candidates for 2012, and among them was Paul Ryan.
Red flag. I recalled seeing him on John Stossel’s Fox […]

Not Just Sunshine Patriots

There will be additional follow-up coming regarding our Tax Day Tea Party, but here’s a start…

Cut Taxes Crreate JobsOn December 22, we had what has been dubbed the “Ice Tea Party” in <10 degree weather in freezing rain, after Senator Ben Nelson “iced” the Cornhusker Kickback with Reid and Schumer, paving the way to the passage of the health care law. We thought that was our biggest challenge in terms of forces of nature.

Thursday, April 15’s forecast didn’t look promising; there was a 60% chance of scattered showers.

Within minutes of starting our program, the drops began to fall from the sky. Then it started to pour. Only a handful of the hundreds left.

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