Eastern Nebraska Republicans: What are you doing to elect Deb Fischer?
This question is posed to those Nebraska Republicans who always seem to get squishy this time of year. We are within two weeks of election day. What are our friends in Douglas County doing to win this Senate seat for the first time in 42 years? I say this because Deb Fischer will do fine in the western part of the state. All we need | Read More »
The Death of Education-and the workforce
Recently, some Nebraska school districts have made it mandatory that teachers decline from counting off points for late work. As a teacher, I find this a terrible idea. The rationale given is that we cannot presuppose our morals into the classroom. Therefore, since punctuality is a moral issue, we have no right to require kids to get work done on time. That is going work out | Read More »
Essentially the State of Nebraska is a solid GOP bastion. Even in a solidly Democratic year, the Republicans can win statewide because of their strong GOP registration advantage. As of October 2008, the numbers look like: Rep: 558,465 Dem: 392,943 Ind: 195,507 with a smattering of other smaller parties. Nebraska has all Republicans in Statewide elected office, including: Governor Dave Heineman Lt. Gov. Rick Sheehy | Read More »
Let’s end the splitting of Electoral Votes in Nebraska!
The biggest humbling for me this election is the loss of the Omaha based second district to the Democrats. The first time Nebraska has supported a Democrat since the Johnson/Goldwater landslide election of 1964. It is horrendous that the Nebraska Republican Party sat helplessly on its laurels, allowing the Democrats to win in what used to be solidly Republican territory. Frankly, the impetus is now | Read More »