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Nebraska Politics

WHO RUN THE WORLD?

Pardon the title. As a card-carrying gay man, I’m required to quote Beyoncé lyrics several times a year, and I’m trying to meet quota. Here’s the situation. I’m gonna need you to watch this music video before you proceed to the nuts and bolts of this here blog post. We’re going full female empowerment today, so […]

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Civic Engagement Nebraska Politics

Seeing Red Attends Dream Gala

Seeing Red was honored to support the Dream Gala coordinated by the UNL Chapter of Define American, an organization that fights injustice and anti-immigrant hate through the power of storytelling. The annual gala raises funds for the Hope for the Future Scholarship, which aims to provide opportunities for higher education to undocumented and DACA youth who […]

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Nebraska Politics

Nebraska Senator Mike Groene: Unfit to Serve

I, like many Nebraskans, read about the equine therapy massage bill sponsored by North Platte Senator Mike Groene, (pronounced “Groany”). I have nothing against animal massage. I have been practicing it illegally in my home for several decades. Equine massage therapy sounds rewarding for both animal and practitioner. What I am resentful of is the fact […]

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Nebraska Politics

Call it by its name Pt 1: The problem is guns

Last Thursday, a couple hundred Lincolnites filled the Lincoln High School auditorium for a panel advertised as covering a wide range of topics related to school security, including: hiring more school resource officers or installing metal detectors; improving mental health services, threat assessment techniques and coordination among law enforcement; balancing Second Amendment rights with calls […]