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DREAM Deferred

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Langston Hughes once said, “A dream deferred is a dream denied.” Nebraska students who marched in Lincoln on Wednesday couldn’t agree more. That’s why they’re calling on Congress to pass the DREAM Act this year.  The DREAM Act would provide a path to citizenship for undocumented students who show good moral character and plan on […]
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Adrian Smith, One Foot in the Closet

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When it comes to Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, Congressman Adrian Smith certainly likes to keep one foot in the closet and one foot out. Does Adrian Smith think gay service members should have to lie about their sexual orientation? In his words, “No.” Yep, you read that correctly. On June 3, when asked point blank […]
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Government's Role in Our Food

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The size of government is a hot topic these days. Whether you think government should be big or small, we can all agree government has a role in ensuring the safety of our food and keeping producers and processors accountable. As a mom, I don’t want to worry that when I open a bag of […]
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Johanns Says No Again, This Time to Soldiers

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Sen. Mike Johanns came out today with his reasons on why he opposes the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” He can try to talk around it, but this is yet another example of Johanns saying the predictable party-line “No.” In the end, Senator Johanns thinks its ok to tell soldiers to lie. Johanns’ started […]
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"Con"servative Bait and Switch

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Last night, my husband got a call from Dick Morris. Yes, that Dick Morris. Sure, it was a recorded voice. Dick was calling to let Scott know that conservatives need to stick together to take our country back…and that if he answers just one question, Scott can get a free, autographed copy of Dick Morris’ […]
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Johanns Do Your Job, Prevent Wall Street Takeover of Government

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Americans for Financial Reform and Bold Nebraska issued the following statement regarding Senator Johanns’ silence on if he will block the vote to hold Wall Street accountable for playing tricks with taxpayers’ hard-earned money. Senator Johanns has yet to make public if he will vote for cloture on Wall Street Reform. Senator Nelson announced this […]
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