I’m feeling, I think, only a small measure of the true loss to our country and the understandable sadness of a dear friend at the news of the death of Texan David Hall. Along with all of this, I’m feeling my own negligence in failing to introduce GiN’s readers to David and his family and… more
Grassroots in Nebraska
“It will be of little avail to the people that the laws are made by men of their own choice if the laws be so voluminous that they cannot be read, or so incoherent that they cannot be understood; if they be repealed or revised before they are promulgated, or undergo such incessant changes that… more
Looks like the route comes through Oklahoma. Heads up everyone! This report is from Nebraska: Very many eyes and ears seem to be focused on the TransCanada pipeline issue at present and that’s understandable considering there is a U.S. State Department Hearing today in Lincoln. Clearly there are many interested Nebraskans if the hearing is to be convened at the Pershing Center. Recently, Shelli spoke with someone who stated that… more
Editor’s Note: To Linda’s birthday note, I’ve added a picture taken recently at Pioneers Park (by the pond, under columns from the old D.C. Treasury building). Please join with me in wishing our friend Linda a very happy birthday. Today’s my birthday, so I wrested my thoughts away from the gloom and doom of the… more
Editor’s Note: This article is the fifth in a series of articles discussing Nebraska politics particularly the NEGOP, its leadership, elected officeholders, candidates, campaigns and closely-connected interest groups as they all relate to “the Tea Party Movement”. We recommend starting with “Nebraska’s Ruling Class and the Perils of (Assisted) Political Suicide“, which includes links to… more
Thursday’s post, “Tea Party” People: See Anything Wrong With This Email?, has attracted a LOT of traffic, but only one comment so far. In our opinion, however, that comment and our response to it merit more attention from our readers than it’s likely to get if it’s just appended to the original article. For […]
There will be additional follow-up coming regarding our Tax Day Tea Party, but here’s a start…
On 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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