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Civic Engagement Nebraska Politics

Candidate Statements: Angie Philips and Ben Sasse on the Planned Parenthood Summit in Grand Island

Last week Planned Parenthood held a policy summit in Grand Island, as they have done for the past four years. The first I heard of it was when I read this Letter to the Editor in the Grand Island Independent filled with already disproven lies, and published by the paper without fact-checking or disclaimer. The […]

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Lincoln City Council Nebraska Politics

Tax Increment Financing : The extortion stone around our necks

Lincoln is growing, and Lincoln is facing an increasingly dire housing affordability crisis. According to the Feds, Lincoln needs an additional 5,000 affordable rental units. So when you see new housing proposals in the center of town, the initial feeling might be elation. Unfortunately, the apartment complex proposed at Cotner and P will not only […]

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Civic Engagement

It’s time to hit the streets

Okay, so it’s actually long past time to hit the streets, but now it is absolutely vital that every single person reading this take to the streets and do not stop until this fascist regime has been unseated. Do not wait for impeachment or the next election. Neither one of those things is going to […]

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Civic Engagement Nebraska Politics

Government Clean-Up Plan

As the impeachment three-ring circus continues in Washington and there is hope we might finally evict the white supremacist misogynist in chief from the White House, it’s time to get really serious about how we are going to clean house in Nebraska to ensure that we also evict Tr*mp‘s (and Ricketts’s) complicit lapdogs and that […]