Lithuanian President In Rare Assertion of Power.

President Dalia Grybauskaite said she could not accept a government that included the Labour party, which came third in Sunday’s poll but faces allegations of vote-buying. Labour was in advanced coalition talks with the first-placed Social Democrats, and the smaller Order and Justice. The Labour Party, won 29 seats, up from 10 seats it previously held,…

Washington Waste

January 2012 Total Waste $375,014,500 Congress’s gift shops losing money Grant recipients charged the EPA for her family’s personal cellphone plan and rent for her own trailer A single government department has 700 different cell phone plans Attorney charged the Department of Housing and Urban Development $1,417 for attending a party and more than $300…

Breast Cancer Awearness Month

As many of you know October is a month full of different things, like Halloween, and National Coming Out Day, but something a lot of people forget is that it is also National Brest Cancer Awareness month, Here are some interesting statistics I’ve found for all those who are interested in helping fight Breast Cancer….

The Governor on Tax Reform.

Since the Legislative session of 2012, failed to give Governor Heineman the tax relief he wanted for the states middle class, and didn’t get rid of the state inheritance tax, the governor has been looking for ways to clean up and better the state’s tax code. The last few weeks the governor has been protesting…

Strength of the Imperial Russian Government 1913

The Strengths of the Tsar’s government were those usually found in an autocratic regime. Church, army, a repressive secret police, and unthinking love of the peasantry. The weakness of the government lay in its incompetence, in the huge size of Russia’s economic poverty and in the pressures coming from a modernizing world. From a middle…

Petition Drive Launched To Strike Down Omaha Fairness Ordinance.

  Patrick Bonnett speaking at Tea Party rally in 2011 By Chris Dyer | OMAHA, NE — An outspoken opponent of LGBT equality rights in Omaha has launched a petition drive to overturn the city’s legal protections for LGBT residents. Patrick Bonnett, CEO of Omaha based Encore Financial Services, Inc., and head of the Tea-Party…

Reforming the United States Congress

After Franklin D. Roosevelt won four consecutive presidential terms, congress passed a constitutional amendment barring anyone from serving more than two consecutive terms, and no more than ten years maximum as President of the United States. The Congress thought it would lead to one man having too much power, and in a sense they were…

A Greener America.

The United States in 2011 had an energy consumption rate of 97.5 quadrillion Btu the following will show the percentage of consumption by source. Petroleum 36% Natural Gas 25% Coal 20% Nuclear 8% Renewable 9% Hydropower 35% Wood 22% Biofuels 21% Biomass Waste 5% Wind 13% Geothermal 2% Solar 1% In total renewable energies only…

What!!!, Nebraskan’s Don’t pay taxes!!!!!!

In a recent report it has been found that 38.9% of Nebraskan’s don’t owe federal income tax, shocking right?Well here’s how the break down of how it all goes, 66% of workers pay payroll tax now we get to those who are tax exempt as Mitt Romney likes to claim 47% of people don’t pay…

Budgitary Matters.

The state of Nebraska, is a state whose main source of revenue is from agriculture, at least that is if you live out west, in the eastern part of the state lie the two biggest cities in the state Omaha, with a population of 408,958, and Lincoln, the state capitol with a population of 258,379,…

The Governors Frustration.

Republican Governor Dave Heineman of Nebraska came to power in January of 2005 upon Governor Mike Johanns appointment as secretary of Agriculture upon request from President George W. Bush. Since 2005 the Governor of Nebraska has had a legislature in which he has had power over but in 2011 the state legislature stood up to the governor and set…

Troops in Afghanistan by Country.

Albania 290 Armenia 126 Australia 1,550 Austria 3 Azerbaijan 94 Bahrain 95 Belgium 522 Bosnia and Herzegovina 59 Bulgaria 605 Canada 508 Croatia 320 Czech Republic 527 Denmark 692 El Salvador 25 Estonia 153 Finland 176 France 3,308 Georgia 800 Germany 4,900 Greece 122 Hungary 337 Iceland 6 Ireland 7 Italy 3,816 Jordan 0 Latvia…