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Nebraska Deem & Pass? LB 1110 Proved Shenanigans Not Limited to D.C.

As a couple of Americans who have spent too much time focused on Washington, D.C. and not enough within our state (but making an effort to change this), we wonder whether the maneuvers regarding a certain piece of legislation introduced … Continue reading

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GiN Quotes: Debt

To return to the GiN Quotes Collection main index, click here. Advice from the Founding Fathers “We must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt.”  -Thomas Jefferson, letter to Samuel Kercheval, July 12, 1816 Advice from Today’s Leaders … Continue reading

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GiN Quotes: Corruption

To return to the GiN Quotes Collection main index, click here Virtuous People Capable of Freedom “Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom. As nations become corrupt, they have more need of masters.” -Benjamin Franklin Corruption Will Not Secure … Continue reading

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GiN Quotes: Constitution

To return to the GiN Quotes Collection main index, click here. People are the Masters “We the People are the rightful masters of both Congress and the Courts-not to overthrow the Constitution, but to overthrow the men who pervert the … Continue reading

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Grassroots in Nebraska Quotes about Congress

Conduct of Congress Now more than ever before, the people are responsible for the character of their Congress. If that body be ignorant, reckless, and corrupt, it is because the people tolerate ignorance, recklessness, and corruption. If it be intelligent, … Continue reading

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GiN Quotes: Democracy

To return to the GiN Quotes Collection main index, click here. Persists in Asking “Democracy is the only system that persists in asking the powers that be whether they are the powers that ought to be.” -Sydney J. Harris Democracy … Continue reading

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GiN Quotes: Taxes

To return to the GiN Quotes Collection main index, click here Government Wasting Labors of the People “If we can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people, under the pretense of taking care of them, they must … Continue reading

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