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You Too Can Be House Two

You Too Can be House Two In case you were not in attendance last Friday at the hellscape that was odd and inconsistent procedures, party busses of Nazis, and assault rifles with fingers on the trigger, all mixed in with some actual testimony and attempts at good policy at the Unicameral, read ahead for a […]

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Sen. Slama’s Nazi Problem

For a while now the Nebraska GOP has had a Nazi problem, and a new chapter was added last week at the legislature. Senator Julie Slama was appointed by Governor Ricketts to her seat in the Legislature, but prior to that she served alongside confirmed white supremacist Bennett Bressman on Ricketts’s 2018 reelection campaign. You […]

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Misogyny week in the legislature

It’s misogyny week in Nebraska the legislature. The misogynists will be in the form of both men and women and they are here to ensure that women know their proper place; allowing their bodies to be politicized by politicians and those holding guns like David from DEG. On Thursday, the Judiciary committee will kick off […]

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LR 294: Call to Action!

We received the following message over the weekend from a middle school teacher who has been working with a group of middle school students who are calling on the Unicameral to recognize the climate crisis. We’ve spotted them around the capitol lately, calling attention to climate change. We salute this group of kids for doing […]

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Investigating Four Rapes Out of 353 is Not An Accomplishment to be Lauded

Yesterday the Lincoln Journal Star published an article stating that the LPD is finally getting around to testing just a few of the almost 400 untested rape kits in their backlog going back to 2004. This backlog update is super interesting to me considering the Lincoln Police Department previously claimed to have NO backlog of […]

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Get Local, Really Local

Let’s talk, you and I. We’ve both been sucked into news about the impeachment. It’s a big deal, REALLY BIG DEAL. We both want to fix the problems in DC and we’ve both called at least one of the 5 elected representatives that are supposed to advocate for Nebraskans. You know, and I know, that […]