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Facebook Ads – Proof NEGOP Thrives on Fear

Facebook has a new feature that empowers YOU to know more about the organizations that pay money to target you in elections.   Click the “i” icon near the top of the ad. You’ll see a pop up like this and then click “See more information about this ad” From here you can see all […]

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Millard School Board Candidate Mike Kennedy’s Hateful Rhetoric

I’ll preface this article with a disclaimer: I am not a resident of the Millard School District. I am, however, a citizen of the State of Nebraska and, perhaps more significantly, a citizen of the world.  I am doing my best to raise my children to be thoughtful, kind, and introspective, and to be respectful […]

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Our Lady Crush on Machaela Cavanaugh (LD6 Endorsement)

Today, we’re going to share with you one of our many lady crushes on Nebraska’s ballot: Machaela Cavanaugh. In District 6, Cavanaugh is running against Ricketts’ appointee Theresa Thibodeau for a seat in the legislature representing central/West-Central Omaha (LD6).  And folks, Nebraska needs Cavanaugh and we announce our endorsement today.  She is dedicated to the […]

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Nebraska Politics

Jessica McClure is the Right Choice for NE CD1

This week, the Lincoln Journal Star endorsed Jeff Fortenberry to represent Nebraska’s CD1 in Congress. I’m sure you, oh loyal reader, will by now have noticed, that we at Seeing Red support his opponent, Jessica McClure. Today, I want to share with you my (somewhat fleshed out) Letter to the Editor that I sent to […]

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Voting Blue in Nebraska: What About the Judges?

    So you received your midterm ballot. You did your homework on the candidates–but what about the judges on the ballot?   Our recommendation is: when in doubt, vote to retain judges on the ballot in Nebraska. In Nebraska, state court judges are chosen through “assisted appointments”–meaning that a committee advances two qualified nominees, […]

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Vote for a Clean Green Future

You already knew Nebraska was unique, but did you know that we’re the only state in the union that derives all of its electricity from publicly owned utilities?  That sounds boring, but actually it’s pretty awesome. In other states, private companies own all or part of the electrical grid and the plants which generate that […]

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Nebraska Politics

For Secretary of State, There’s Only One Choice

The ongoing controversy about voter registration in Georgia and in North Dakota, both of which have made national news in the last week, provides the clearest possible example of why the upcoming election for Secretary of State matters to citizens here in Nebraska and why they should vote for Spencer Danner.     For many years […]

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An Education on Public Health Initiatives

If you’re like me, on Monday night you might have seen Jon Camp tell three of his constituents to stop bothering him at city council meetings (1:48:00 in the video), where we already know he doesn’t stand, er, sit, for politics. If you’re not, then you probably read in the LJS that he would rather […]