Archive | May, 2013

UPDATE – Breaking News – Why is NU Foundation CEO Brian Hastings’ Direct Line Listed but – in Reality – is a “Non-Working” Number – Since the Foundation Sits on a Couple of Billion Bucks, You’d Think It Could Stay on Top of Phone Stuff…Unless Hastings is Gone?

May 31, 2013

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Brian Hastings President and Chief Executive Officer 402-458-1197 direct 800-432-3216 toll free E-mail   Below is the NEW number for NU Foundation CEO Brian Hastings. Question: Why did it take my noticing that the HEAD of a TWO-BILLION-DOLLAR Foundation lists a “disconnected” telephone number? This telephone stuff comes after the Foundation tells the IRS it […]

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The Arrogance of Absolute Power: OSU’s Gordon Gee Jokes that you “Can’t Trust those Damn Catholics”

May 30, 2013

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Ohio State president E. Gordon Gee: ‘Can’t trust those damn Catholics’ By Graham Watson | Dr. Saturday – 48 minutes ago (USA Today Sports Images) Ohio State president E. Gordon Gee is in charge of one of the nation’s most prestigious public universities, but he also seems to fancy himself a comedian. According to the Associated Press, Gee used a […]

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The LJS’s Portrait of Senator Bill Kintner Ends up on Salon.com’s National Website with New Headline + Emphasis

May 28, 2013

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SALON TUESDAY, MAY 28, 2013 01:54 PM EDT Anti-choice lawmaker: No one understands women, women “don’t even understand themselves” Nebraska state Sen. Bill Kintner says he doesn’t understand women, but has no problem making laws for them BY KATIE MCDONOUGH TOPICS: WOMEN, ABORTION RIGHTS, ANTI-CHOICE LAWMAKERS, NEBRASKA, MEN, GENDER,REPUBLICANS, CONSERVATIVES, GOP, LIFE NEWS, NEWS, POLITICS NEWS Republican state sen. Bill Kintner (Credit: Journal Star) In an “in his […]

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Nebraska’s Super-Seven “Lawbbyists” by Ivy Marie Harper

May 28, 2013

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My research shows that this sentence is misleading: “There are approximately 300 lobbyists registered with the Clerk of the Legislature.” While there may – officially – be 300 lobbyists registered with the State, the number 300 does not tell the true story of the major influence laundering that Nebraska’s Top Dog “Lawbbyists” engage in year […]

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Rutgers/Penn State Scandals Prove that the Ivory Tower Practices what the Catholic Church did for Years: Simply Move Around Law-Breakers; In Higher Ed’s Case, to Other Universities

May 28, 2013

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Rutgers Backs Athletic Director After Charge of Abuse By STEVE EDER Published: May 27, 2013 Earlier this month, Rutgers named Julie Hermann, a longtime official in Louisville’s athletic department, as its athletic director, hailing her as the right person to help repair the university’s image after a scandal involving the abusive behavior of its former men’s basketball coach. Enlarge […]

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“Nebraska” – Alexander Payne’s “Own Little Czech Republic…”

May 27, 2013

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From left, actors Bruce Dern, Angela McEwan, director Alexander Payne, actors June Squibb and Will Forte pose for photographers during a photo call for the film Nebraska at the 66th international film festival, in Cannes, southern France on Thursday.(LIONEL CIRONNEAU / AP PHOTO) Published Friday May 24, 2013 Alexander Payne feels at home with ‘Nebraska’ […]

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Has the LJS Jumped the Shark?

May 27, 2013

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What an insightful Comment! Even the LJS headline is preposterous: “A Senate Seat Refused.” Was there an election? Oh, that’s right; it’s not for another year and a half. But according to the LJS, Heineman already won it and has refused to take office. Wow. Governor Heineman had a lock on the Senate seat in […]

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Nebraska’s Political/Corporate/College (PCC) Clique by Ivy Harper

May 26, 2013

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (exclusive) by Ivy Harper One consistent thread running through this LJS discussion is Gov. Heineman’s long-running time spent on the “government dole,” a feat which can be equaled or beaten by Nebraskans Senator Ben Nelson, Senator Mike Johanns, Mayor Chris Beutler + his top aides, NU Regent Hal Daub, and a host of […]

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Teacher Resigns after Scorching Critique of “Teaching to the Test”

May 25, 2013

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Teacher Resignation Video: Ellie Rubenstein Explains ‘Everything I Love About Teaching Is Extinct’ The Huffington Post  |  By Sara GatesPosted: 05/23/2013 5:42 pm EDT  |  Updated: 05/24/2013 1:59 pm EDT Ellie Rubenstein has had enough. Upon learning that she would be involuntarily transferred to another Illinois school, the former fourth-grade teacher submitted her resignation in the form of a video. In the […]

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Why Do Nebraska Media Writers/Columnists/Journalists Continue to ONLY Mention Men Running for the Senate when in the Last 2 Big Races, Women Crushed their Competitors: Fischer + Stothert? by Ivy Harper

May 25, 2013

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