Tag: Heineman

Obama Picks Up Heineman’s Pipeline Slack

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After a weak 16 minute beginning of the Pipeline Special Session and no sign of Governor Heineman, we were not happy with the leadership from the top elected official in our state. We were beyond surprised and delighted to see President Obama fill that void with bold leadership. Please thank President Obama and urge him […]
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Thank You (in advance) and Pumpkins

Jane Kleeb
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Two great events are happening this week.  One thanks Gov. Heineman in advance for doing the right thing on the pipeline. The second event involves pumpkins, kids, you and friends. Thank You (in advance): Dedicated pipeline fighters bring homemade gifts to the Governor’s Mansion every Monday at noon. Just bring your gift and thank you note […]
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Where’s Heineman’s Proof?

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Things got a little heated when I called into Governor Heineman’s monthly radio show yesterday. The Governor insisted to me and other callers that he has been publicly opposed to the TransCanada’s risky Keystone XL pipeline running through the Sandhills for months. Well, the facts disagree. First, Heineman tried to tell caller Mark that his […]
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Mittens Betrays Heineman

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It was supposed to be a love story meant for the political ages: Mitt Romney (aka Mittens) and Dave Heineman.  One was a presidential hopeful, eager to scrub his moderate record for a more Tea Party-esque persona.  The other, a Midwest governor with his eyes on the Vice Presidency. The two went public with their […]
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Heineman Remains Silent on Pipeline

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Six months ago, Gov. Dave Heineman showed his disrespect for the people of this state and a lack of leadership regarding the Keystone XL pipeline when he accused concerned citizens of “mouthing off” and encouraged them to “talk to [their] president,” about the pipeline. Since then, a Congressional Research Service (CRS) memo requested by Nebraska […]
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Dear Sec. Clinton and Gov. Heineman, Stand Up for Nebraska

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Dear Sec. Clinton, We urge you to deny the permit request from TransCanada to build a risky tarsands oil pipeline across the Sandhills and through the Ogallala Aquifer. Click here to sign our petition urging the Department of State to deny TransCanada’s request to cross the US/Canadian border with their risky tarsands pipeline. Dear Gov. Heineman, […]
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