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Not so Heineman and Mighty

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We hope Mark Fahleson (Chairman of the NE GOP) is reading today’s Rasmussen report on the Nebraska gubernatorial election.  For the man who once claimed that even Heineman’s most ardent critics are content with the job he’s doing, these numbers should be a warning. We’re not naive enough to say Heineman doesn’t have supporters.  Right […]
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TransCanada Pipeline: Unscheduled Maintenance and Unscheduled Interruption

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As Nebraskans were listening to the Huskers beat Western Kentucky, the game was interrupted with sponsored ads from TransCanada, the multi-national oil company that wants to build a second pipeline right through the Sandhills and the Ogallala aquifer. Bold Nebraska urges our readers to email David Witty, the Manager of Husker marketing, and ask him […]
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Labor Day

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Labor Day doesn’t just signal the end of summer and the start of football season.  It’s also a national holiday that celebrates the achievements of American workers.  Organized labor’s been demonized a lot lately, and we want to shed some positive light on the same groups that have fought for fair wages and a reasonable […]
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Hurricane Earl has been downgraded to a Category 1 storm, but he’ll still keep people indoors.  In the meantime, we’ll be enjoying the cool front as Nebraska takes on Western Kentucky.  Here’s your Roundup: Governor Loses, Pretends He Wins: Heineman tried to bully education groups pushing them to publicly oppose health reform and call for […]
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Dollars and Sense

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Dollars and cents are on the minds of every Nebraskan as the state legislature enters a year that is sure to be full of tough budget cuts.  Governor Heineman inflamed these concerns by furthering a distinctly political agenda when he ordered a partisan study on the impact of Medicaid expansion in Nebraska.   For all […]
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Scaring is Caring

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Just when you thought Halloween couldn’t get any sexier or fun… in comes Trick or Vote.  This sassy group organizes a national “Get Out the Vote” campaign every Halloween.  And this year, we’re bringing their sweet style of GOTV to Nebraska! So why tell people to vote on Halloween?  Trick or Vote’s philosophy is that […]
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Wimp Wednesday

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This week’s wimp is usually part of a gang, but today he stands alone.  And not in the I-Am-Legend kind of way.  No, this regular member of Nebraska’s Three Amigos is dodging open and honest debate with his challenger. Adrian Smith has repeatedly dodged or outright bailed on debates with challenger Rebekah Davis.  Smith’s excuse? […]
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Stand Up to the Bully

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Heineman’s been treating Nebraska’s education groups like a bully at recess.  And if our grade school teachers taught us anything, it’s that you have to stand up to bullies. We’re taking that advice.  The Nebraska Board of Education recently decided to consider a resolution condemning the health care law at their next meeting.  That’s the […]
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Neal Obermeyer Cartoon: It’s Complicated

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For those of you who were wondering where Neal’s promised Monday cartoon went yesterday, do not fret.  We wanted to give you time to digest our weekend blogs so you could fully appreciate Neal’s work.  We still plan on saving every other Monday for him. Editor’s Note: Neal Obermeyer cartoons reflect the opinions of the […]
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Heineman Allows TransCanada to Bully Nebraska Landowners

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Update, 8/30/2010: Heineman remains silent, but TransCanada has now withdrawn their threatening letters. This is GREAT news and was reported by Paul Hammel with the Omaha World Herald.  Every activist and landowner who has taken action should pat yourself on the back for this progress! +++ Governor Heineman continues to remain silent while an international […]
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