Nebraska’s Ben Nelson apparently is better at cutting deals than a Persian bizarre rug salesman. In addition to securing “The Cornhusker Kickback” in exchange for his healthcare vote, it seems Nelson also made sure he obtained some big money to provide himself with political advertising cover. The Democratic National Committee provided $500,000 for Nelson to run a flurry of TV ads in Nebraska to calm down angry constituents.

The gulf coast oil spill was and is a horrible disaster with consequences that will last for years to come. But when one looks at the “big picture”, the oil spill is dwarfed by the tsunami of red ink that promises to suck everyone into its wake. The life boats are well within our reach – they are located right within in our own states.

Florida GOP nominee for Governor Rick Scott slams Obama on GZ Mosque

One of the first of many, I’m betting. Via Politico; “We can’t control the timing of President Obama’s offensive remarks. Perhaps you should ask the White House why our commander-in-chief chose to make this a national issue and offend Americans so close to the Florida primary,” said Scott spokeswoman Jen Baker, when asked about the […]

For once I agree with something that President Obama said, if I understood him right: Muslims do have the basic right, one that is legally protected in a free country, to build a mosque anywhere they choose if they own the land (or are leasing it …

The City of Lincoln budget has been in trouble year after year. One of the reasons is the very loud folks who show up at every turn to demanding that every city program remain in place. Grassroots in Nebraska has a new feature: The Whine List. Some recent attendees of a City Council meeting are a first “honorees”.

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 as individuals and states.

This caught our collective eye (it's one heckuva strange looking eye, sort of like an insect's with many facets) because it is so quintessentially a New York Times article. The New York Times has always specialized in "insider&quot…

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

Charity…Entitlements…Do Names Matter?

What’s in a name? As famously dramatized by Shakespeare… JULIET: ‘Tis but thy name that is my enemy; Thou art thyself, though not a Montague. What’s Montague? it is nor hand, nor foot, Nor arm, nor face, nor any other part Belonging to a man. O, be some other name! What’s in a name? that […]

Maybe “pets” is the wrong word. Since most citizens will be permitted to roam freely (within certain, specified limits) aside from the occasional interruptions required by their minders to relieve them of a quantity of useful product, I gue…

Property Rights and the Environment Our environment is one of the most important issues today. Unfortunately the calls for more government regulations ignore the fact that our government has the worst environmental record of all. Read More www.dlopezforcongress.com
Originally Published on: Apr 28, 2010 @ 15:09

The BP story just keeps on getting weirder. First it was the most monumental crisis in the history of environmental pollution, and now, if reports are accurate, it is nearly nothing at all. In the meantime, the Obama Administration has attempted to shu…

REMINDER OK-SAFE Action Forum – August 5th, 2010 – Oklahoma City, OK The OK-SAFE Action Forum will be held in OKC at The Village Library. 10307 North Pennsylvania Avenue Oklahoma City, OK 73120-4100 The topic will be a group discussion of the &…