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Creeping Fascism Elections Fuck Pete Ricketts

Who is Buying Nebraska’s Elections?

Election spending in Nebraska initially made waves during the primaries, when Pete Ricketts decided he really didn’t want bull-spunk connoisseur Charles Herbster as the next governor (and I can’t blame him), and spent an eye-watering $1.375 million to get Pillen the nomination.  He didn’t send that money to Jim himself though – only $100,000 was […]

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Education Elections LGBTQA+

Boo at the School: How LGBTQ youth have become the target of a massive fear-mongering campaign

With the impending midterm elections, and a view toward 2024, transgender issues have received a lot of attention in campaigns and the media recently. Particularly at question is the treatment of minors with gender dysphoria and whether or not public schools should support transgender kids. However, the numbers don’t make sense for how much space […]

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Elections

Russ Barger plans on “teaching the females” to have proper sex

Russ Barger, candidate for legislature, is proud when he deceives those who are trying to access abortion. He is a director of Lincoln Right to Life, an organization which runs a crisis pregnancy center – a fake abortion clinic. Such fake clinics far outnumber real abortion clinics in the US. To operate the fake clinic, […]

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Education Elections LGBTQA+

Protect Nebraska Children will Hold Christofascist Event in Omaha Next Week

A group of Nebraska rightwing Christian fundamentalists who oppose human rights is barreling toward the November Board of Education elections funded by mystery money and fueled by anti-LGBTQ conspiracy theories. The extremists last held a prominent event in Nebraska about a month ago, and are now planning a “God’s Country Rally” and fundraiser for Marni […]

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Civic Engagement Elections NDP Nebraska Politics

Democratic Party Switches and Publicly Flogging the Low Hanging Fruit

There have been some stories (see here and here) recently about Democratic voters in Nebraska switching their party registration to vote in the Republican primary. While the mainstream media has reported some raw numbers on possible switches, they do a piss poor job of putting these numbers into context. Are basic statistics too much to […]

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