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Scott Voorhees has Something on his Shoe

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Sometimes Scott Voorhees really steps in it. We mean, totally and epically STEPS. IN. IT.  Well Scott shocked us this morning when he compared illegal immigrants to termites and disease.  During his morning radio show on 1110 KFAB, Voorhees compared identifying illegal immigrants to searching an apartment for termites. He then said when it comes […]
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Fremont Fallout

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The final tally from Fremont’s special election for Ordinance 5165 was 3,906 in favor and 2,908 against. On Monday, the infamous immigration ordinance passed.  For 12 hours, Fremont voters cast their ballots at 20 precinct polling locations. Another 476 votes were cast by absentee ballot.  The morning was characterized by overcast skies, light voter traffic, […]
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Wimps. Heineman. Janssen. Kobach.

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If Heineman-Janssen-Kobach were strong, if they were bold, they would be at the doorsteps of our Nebraska federal delegation and demand they lead on comprehensive immigration reform. Instead, they are telling us what they just helped pass in Fremont is good immigration policy. Just like they told us denying kids access to college is good […]
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On the Ground in Fremont

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Vote count, 50% in with absentee ballots counted, 1,849 yay and 1,281 nay (we want the nays to win)…this was as of 8:10pm. As of 8:49pm, 7 precincts tallied, 58% for, 42% against…they just brought the last ballot down to count. There are 20 precincts total. Final vote count, (still needs to be certified)–3906 yes […]
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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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