Category Archives: Sen. Ben Nelson

Indefinite Detention Update…

The news is not good… WASHINGTON — The Senate voted Tuesday to keep a controversial provision to let the military detain terrorism suspects on U.S. soil and hold them indefinitely without trial — prompting White House officials to reissue a … Continue reading

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Goodbye to all that.

You know, I was going to write Part Two of my year end wrap today.  But then I remembered, “Wait, I have pizza to eat and the last part of Season Five of Doctor Who to get through!”. Needless to … Continue reading

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The Midterm blues and how to beat them…

Okay.  I get it. The bloom is off the rose.  Obama is losing that fresh New President smell. And as we close in on the midterms, the united front we had against the GOP is now frayed and divided into … Continue reading

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A few bad apples makes the economic disparity that much worse.

GODDAMNIT! Tax cuts enacted in 2001 and 2003 expire at the end of this year. President Barack Obama and Democratic congressional leaders have been eager to extend the breaks for individuals who earn less than $200,000 annually and joint filers … Continue reading

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Why posting has been sparse?

Today in Ashland, it was 95 degrees.In fact, that’s been the average temperature for the last…oh, just off the top of my head…THREE GODDAMN WEEKS!!!The only thing standing between me and madness is a fan in my window, a fan … Continue reading

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#FinReg moves ahead, in part because of the magical powers of bedtime!

Because nothing scares old men like over sleeping and missing the early bird special! WASHINGTON – The most sweeping new controls on financial institutions since the Great Depression are a big step closer to approval in Congress. The changes, aimed … Continue reading

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The Indians call it Maze-Husking.

Is the Financial Reform bill being filibustered that surprising?  Only the last part.  WASHINGTON — Undaunted by a Senate setback, Democrats appeared increasingly confident Monday they will be able to take advantage of Americans’ anger at Wall Street and push … Continue reading

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