Archive | October, 2012

The Donald Trumps Even his Own Past Disgusting Behavior

October 31, 2012

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TUESDAY, OCT 30, 2012 03:33 PM EDT Trump hits a new low after Sandy As New York recovers from the hurricane, the Donald renews his Obama vendetta BY MARY ELIZABETH WILLIAMS Donald Trump (Credit: AP) When, last week, Donald Trump’s overblown, much-ballyhooed“October Surprise” turned out to be a Doctor Evil–style offer of 5millllliooooon dollars to Barack Obama — if […]

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Chris Christie: Country First for the Jersey Boy who Refused to Play Politics during an American Tragedy

October 31, 2012

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President Obama’s New Jersey Gambit Centers on Hurricane Sandy Relief by Howard Kurtz Oct 31, 2012 4:45 AM EDT   The president will tour hurricane-damaged areas with his new pal, Chris Christie. Howard Kurtz on how Obama picked off one of Romney’s stars. For New Yorkers, hurricanes are disastrous events that happen somewhere else, way down south, […]

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The NU Foundation to Nebraska Alums: “Give us your Money + Leave us Alone to Do as We Please!”

October 31, 2012

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“The Nebraska Way” does not include Suing One’s Elderly Neighbors; Yes, the Really Rich Irony Here is that some Nebraskans View Lawsuits as Something New Yorkers Do. Again, Talk About a Slogan Boomerang that Hit the GOP Where it Hurts: at the Polls.

October 31, 2012

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Letter, 10/31: Kerrey’s desperation [I responded to another Lincoln Journal Star (LJS) attack on Bob Kerrey. The Letter is printed after my Comment] Land Grant University Reform – 12 minutes agoIndependent, objective observers agree that the Fischer lawsuit is a bona fide campaign issue, a long-simmering Fischer obsession that boiled over into the Game & Parks […]

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Eunice Kennedy Shriver Supported Bob Kerrey & She Stood as One of America’s Most Ardent Pro-Life Democrats + My Response to Gov. Kay Orr’s LJS Letter to the Editor

October 31, 2012

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Letter, 10/31: Kerrey’s record on abortion 1 hour ago (1) Comments Much has been written that the Nebraska U.S. Senate race is about character. We have a clear choice in the Senate race: A choice between a candidate who is solidly pro-life or a politician who sided with the abortion lobby in the U.S. Senate for […]

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Why Does the NU Foundation Refuse to Release the Salary of New Head, Hastings?

October 31, 2012

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (exclusive) by Ivy Harper Now what is the NU Foundation hiding? They hid the $400,000 (four hundred thousand dollar) PAYOUT to VOLUNTEER, Tonn Ostergaard on the most recent IRS Report. Again, a classic oxymoron: A PAID volunteer. And a highly paid “volunteer” makes even more of a mockery of the word, “volunteer.” Leave it […]

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The Corner of Lyon & Dodge Streets or the Intersection of Crooked & [off] Center Streets or The NU Foundation’s Latest Gussied-Up Report Lists Tonn Ostergaard as a “Volunteer” but Gave Him $372,000 Grand for “Investment Advice” Isn’t that an Oxymoron: A “Volunteer” who Gets nearly $400 HUNDRED GRAND for his precious “Volunteering?”

October 30, 2012

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (exclusive) by Ivy Harper [first published in the Summer of 2012] Trying to get accurate information from the University of Nebraska Foundation is like trying to collect priest info from the Vatican. Beyond that, the NU Foundation’s latest IRS Form 990 reads like a contemporary version of Versailles right around 1789 but before the Storming of […]

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Here’s an NU Foundation Story the OWH Dares not Follow Up On; Annual Reports are Cosmetic Puff Pieces; it’s the NU Foundation’s IRS Report where the Devil’s in the Details

October 30, 2012

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WASHINGTON, D.C.  – by Ivy Harper (exclusive) [first published in the Summer of 2012] Post Office boxes long have raised red flags. The Russell Wassendorf, Sr. story adds one more cautionary tale to the p.o. problem. Turns out that a Post Office box in the tiny town of Cedar Falls, Iowa was used for years by the Iowa investment fraudster Wassendorf  “to trick […]

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I Finally Figured Out the Rationale behind the OWH’s Endorsement of Fischer; It’s a “Proxy” Make-Up for the OWH’s Odious Treatment of Nancy Sebring + By Adding Ewing, they can “Check Off”: a) a woman; b) a minority. After all, for 100 years, the OWH has Endorsed White GOP Men for Pretty Much Every Office

October 30, 2012

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (exclusive) by Ivy Harper I’m always over-joyed when the Omaha World-Herald’s Washington, D.C. correspondent, Joe Morton, writes a political story in which MONEY is not the primary subject. Good job, Joe. But ever since the OWH endorsed Senator Deb Fischer, I’ve been deeply perplexed. First off, it’s clear that she is – by […]

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Daughter, Alina-Marie, with President Bush ’41 at sunset at his College Station, Texas, Presidential Library

October 30, 2012

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Like the old tv sitcom, “Family Ties,” we – liberal Democrats – have raised a sweet, young Republican. Hey, that’s what happens in D.C. when you befriend the President’s daughter, Doro, and her kids, 41’s grand-kids and ’43’s nieces and nephews. Now, this is bi-partisan, my Friends.

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