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Stepping Away From The Ledge

Stepping Away From The Ledge

We all know that election night was a very tough night for 49% of this country.

Many question have raced through my head since the fateful close of the election:

  1. How could all those polls be sooo wrong, especially when they were grossly over sampling democrats?
  2. Was there enough voter

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RINO Waterboy Wants to be Relevant

RINO Waterboy Wants to be Relevant

A big endorsement occurred on Nov 1st.

Actually it’s kind of a joke, the endorsement is real, but the person doing the endorsement is a joke.  A RINO crawled out of his rabbit hole and made an endorsement for the other side again.

Chuck Hagel endorsed Democrat Bob Kerrey.  Sorry…

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Red State Report Endorsements For Nebraska Politics

Red State Report Endorsements For Nebraska Politics

Newpapers and pundits across America are lending their endorsements.  There are even communists leaders across the world giving their endorsements, which of course goes to their like-minded friend, President Obama.  It is now Red State Report’s turn to give our rather weighty endorsements.

Our Presidential endorsement has been given in

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Bob Kerrey Goes After Deb Fischer

Bob Kerrey Goes After Deb Fischer

Polls in Nebraska have not been kind to Bob Kerrey and he has to change that soon.  A full summer of feel good advertising will not get Bob anywhere, so he does the only thing a trailing candidate can do…Go negative.

I wouldn’t necessarily call Bob Kerrey’s attack against Fischer…

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There's No Need To Fear, Deb Fischer Is Here

There’s No Need To Fear, Deb Fischer Is Here

Nebraska’s republican primary results have shocked the nation.  The underdog conservative candidate and relative unknown to the nation,  won the right to take on a left-wing New York socialist candidate from the democrat side in November’s general election.

The DNC was smiling after the primary, looking like the cat who…

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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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Ode to the Welfare State

Ode to the Welfare State

Hi guys.  It’s been a while since I’ve written on the Blog.  I’ve been pretty active on Face Book, but have been away for too long.  A good friend sent me this poem that follows below.  It was written in 1949, when America was wrestling with how to wean itself…

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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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Jon Bruning Announces for Senate?

Jon Bruning Announces for Senate?

Jon Bruning Announces for Senate?

Stop the presses!

Attorney General Jon Bruning, Nebraska’s Joe Biden, has made his official announcement he is a candidate for United States Senate.

Sources close to Attorney General Bruning state Jon is just the type of whiz kid we need in the United States…

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Remember Ole' Bob?

Remember Ole’ Bob?

With the announcement of Ben Nelson’s retirement (I was so hoping to have many more articles exposing him as a liberal), Nelson’s seat is wide open on both sides of the political field, or is it?

The republican side is ginning up for a prime time boxing match between Jon…

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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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Dear Santa! All I Want For Christmas Is...

Dear Santa! All I Want For Christmas Is…

Children lined up in stores across America this time of year is common place, of course all to see Jolly Ole St. Nick.  They each have a list hoping to get most everything they ask for.  Some children write Santa letters with their extensive list of Christmas wishes.  Well, this…

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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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Governor Heineman or Governor Milk Toast?

Governor Heineman or Governor Milk Toast?

There has been a lot of speculation as to what Governor Heineman will do when he leaves the Governor’s Office in two years. Romney’s VP? Secretary of Ag? Lobbyist?

My suggestion: Sing high tenor for the Vienna Boy’s Choir… I will let your imagination fill in the blanks!

It’s not

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Jon Bruning: Nebraska’s Joe Biden

Jon Bruning: Nebraska’s Joe Biden

AUTHOR: Elijah Lovejoy

Years ago, during his first campaign for Attorney General, there was a rumor when Bruning was in college, he got ticketed for stealing a bar sign out of Iguanas. “Who cares?” I thought. He was young.

Several years later I learned, when Bruning was in law school,…

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Who Does Our Tax Dollars Support?

Who Does Our Tax Dollars Support?

The Debt Ceiling debate has been waged now for a couple months.  As the debate unfolded a few truism came forth: Boehner can’t be trusted with much, especially our wallets, and the democrats only want to cut the military. 

The newly passed debt deal “cuts” spending and puts 50% of the…

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The Deficit Dance

The Deficit Dance

Why can’t Congress agree on fixing the Deficit?

Republicans and Democrats have been spending a tremendous amount of energy discussing the deficit, the debt ceiling, and the need to pass legislation to address the August 2nd deadline.  Both sides are accusing the other of being unwilling to compromise.  What can…

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Sen. Ben Nelson, Your Mask Came Off

Sen. Ben Nelson, Your Mask Came Off

The House recently passed “Cut, Cap and Balance”, so it was the Senate’s turn to tackle the bill.  As we all know Harry Reid was not going to let it pass, so he demanded a quick vote to prevent the American people a chance to contact their senators in order…

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My Prayer for America

My Prayer for America

My Prayer for America,

On Tuesday President Obama stated he cannot guarantee retirees will receive their Social Security checks August 3″ absent an agreement with Congress to raise the debt ceiling.

I composed this, my  prayer for America:

Dear Lord, If, on August 2, 2011, the full faith and credit

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News of the Day: Matty's Corralled Thoughts

News of the Day: Matty’s Corralled Thoughts

News of the Day: Matty’s Corralled Thoughts

The Pamplona Running of the Bulls is taking place now. It is a part of the S an Fermin Festival, which runs in Pamplona, Spain, from July 6 to July 14 every year.  The race- which has people dressed in white shirt…

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