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Governor Lacks Guts in Response to Political Pressure

Governor Lacks Guts in Response to Political Pressure

Just when we wanted to like him, the Watchdog.org has announced Governor Heineman is now bowing to political pressure, scrapping his vision for eliminating the inheritance tax, and reducing corporate income taxes in Nebraska.

We admired Governor Heineman for his bold initiative to lower taxes for all Nebraskans,…

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Time to end Roe vs. Wade

Time to end Roe vs. Wade

As a Christian, I believe life is sacred.

As an economist, I know markets are created to meet human desire, regardless of whether the goods or services sold in the market are legal or ethical.

As a philosopher, I understand many humans, with the…

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Showdown: New Hampshire

Showdown: New Hampshire

Showdown: New Hampshire

Having started as a fishing colony and part of Taxachusetts, New Hampshire is distinguished today as the least relevant of the 13 original colonies.  It’s largest city has just over 100,000 people, most of whom wish they were Canadian. And yet, once again, despite its…

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Ben Nelson: That which is Old is New Again?

Ben Nelson: That which is Old is New Again?

Ben Nelson:  That Which is Old is New Again?

It is official:  Senator Ben Nelson is not seeking re-election. He announced today he is going to concentrate on family and other obligations. (Read between the lines:  He did lots of polling and could not repair the damage sustained from…

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Political Correctness and Christmas: Where does it get us?

Political Correctness and Christmas: Where does it get us?

Election 2012 is upon us, but first, we must get through the most political time of the year….Christmas.

I decided, that before we get full tilt into Newt, Mitt or Herman, we should enjoy a witty observation by none other than Ben Stein, a Conservative Jewish American who does a…

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Occupy Wall Street: The Rich Can’t Help Benefiting the Poor

Occupy Wall Street: The Rich Can’t Help Benefiting the Poor

What the Occupy Wall Street crowd fail to appreciate is the rich can’t help benefiting the poor.

Money is simply a medium of exchange.  It has no inherent value.  It is extremely useful to facilitate trade between humans.  Trade is voluntary.  People who provide goods or services make money from…

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