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Delta Dawn When the Light Comes On With Ivy Joy Johnson

"Behold how good and pleasant it is for brethren to dwell in unity. It is like precious anointing oil on the head; like the dew descending, for it is there the Lord commands a blessing - Life foreverm...

 

Connecting Nebraska's Waiting Children With Forever Families

The family unit plays a crucial role in shaping a child's life. A loving home is a tremendous blessing –it's easy for many of us to take that for granted. But there are nearly 500 children in Nebras...

 

Two Weddings

Twenty-eight-year-old Naomi Biden married twenty-five-year-old Peter Neal on the south lawn, at the White House, on Saturday, November 19, 2022, beginning at 11:00 a.m. Eastern time. Because there...

 

Delta Dawn When the Light Comes On With Ivy Joy Johnson

Saturday night was Paradise. Sunday morning, hell broke loose. "Let us hold fast our confession of hope without wavering, for He Who promised is faithful. We are not those who draw back, but those who...

 

Grateful For the Good Life

As Nebraskans, we're fortunate to live in a state where we enjoy peace, prosperity, and the blessings of liberty. As we celebrate Thanksgiving with friends and family, there are plenty of reasons to...

 

Changing Things

By Calvin K. Sunderland, edited by Michael K. Sunderland When Roosevelt came in things worsened quickly for the Sunderlands. FDR’s first act in office was to close every bank in the nation for the...

 

Delta Dawn When the Light Comes On With Ivy Joy Johnson

“For I, wisdom, dwell with prudence to find out knowledge and discretion (reasoning rightly and judging justly) to [bring forward witty inventions]. Proverbs 8:12 NKJV and KJV When I tell people...

 

Thoughts on Thanksgiving

Elias Boudinot, a member of Congress in the new Federal Government, introduced a resolution in 1789, to form a joint committee that asked President George Washington to call for a day of prayer and...

 

Straight Talk From Steve: Non-partisan Legislature

Some of you can still remember the old television detective show, Dragnet. Sgt. Joe Friday's most famous line on that TV show was, "just the facts ma'am!" The implication of that statement was that...

 

Delta Dawn When the Light Comes On With Ivy Joy Johnson

Separation of church and state was the deep desire of worshipers known as "Separatists", "Purists" and "Pilgrims". Britain held them in ghastly prisons for their belief that there was just one King:...

 

Connecting with Nebraskans

Recently, I traveled around our state and visited with many Nebraskans. As always, it is great to meet people where they are and to talk about what matters most to them. Communication with your...

 

In Defense of Freedom

There are those who are so scornful, or maybe afraid, of the past history of the United States of America. They want to remove the study of American history and our nation's system of government from...

 

Straight Talk From Steve: Vote!

Abraham Lincoln once said about elections that “It is the people’s business – the election is in their hands. If they turn their backs to the fire, and get scorched in the rear, they’ll find...

 

Delta Dawn When the Light Comes On With  Ivy Joy Johnson

A good Name is better to be chosen than great riches; Loving favor rather than silver and gold.” Proverbs 22:1 We have discovered who’s who, when enough is enough, and what to do about it,...

 

Elizabeth T for SBoE!!

In January I had no idea who Elizabeth Tegtmeier was. I was asked by a friend to attend her announcement as a candidate for State Board of Education.  It was a low-key, upbeat venue near North Platte.  Maybe 40 people in attendance.  I listened...

 

Defining Nebraska Public Education

Nebraska Public Education is more than you can see from the street or hear on national news or social media. Why? Nebraska is a local control state. What does that mean? It means your local school board makes the decisions as to what schools look lik...

 

Phantom of the Opera

Gaston Leroux published his novel, “Le Fantome de l'Opera,” or “Phantom of the Opera,” in 1911. Earlier he had worked as a theatre critic for a French newspaper, the “L'Echo de Paris,...

 

Straight Talk With Steve: Stop CRT

The new ACT scores for the class of 2022 were released last week and the scores do not look good for Nebraska. Nebraska’s composite score fell to 19.4, which is below the national average of 19.8....

 

New Economic Developments in Nebraska

Nebraskans are hard-working, resilient, and innovative. One of the many reasons I love traveling the state is that I get to see that spirit on full display in communities across Nebraska. Just this...

 

Writer Addresses 'Misinformation'

I am writing to refute the misinformation and mischaracterization Marge Spencer made about Dist. 7 candidate, Elizabeth Tegtmeier. Tegtmeier is a former teacher who only left the classroom to...

 

In Support of Elizabeth Tegtmeier

Many of us were raised with the saying, “Actions speak louder than words” meaning what a person does carries more weight than any hollow words he or she says. On Feb 4, 2022, the Nebraska State Board of Education had a motion proposed that...

 

Delta Dawn When the Light Comes on With  Ivy Joy Johnson

“Foolishness is born in the heart of a child [therefore] train up a child in the way he should go and when he is old, he will not depart from it.” Proverbs 22:15. 7. Mental health starts with...

 

Nebraska's Fast-Growing Bioscience Industry

In 2024, NASA will send a small surgical robot from Nebraska to the International Space Station.  The tiny, two-pound robot will be able to perform surgeries on the space station that would normally...

 

Tact

News broke early this month that school officials at New York University fired an adjunct organic chemistry professor named Dr. Maitland Jones, after 82 of his class of 350 students signed a...

 

Write In the Right Republican

I am an 87-year-old woman who has voted in every election since I was old enough to do so. I have voted at the polls on election day every time except one time when I had to be out of town. That one time, I went to our county courthouse and case my...

 

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