Another Platte RiVersailles Saga Courtesy of State Senator Danielle Conrad by Ivy Harper

May 10, 2013

Uncategorized

WASHINGTON, D.C. (exclusive)  by Ivy Marie Harper

Nebraska Watchdog (NW) reports that Senator Danielle “Conrad said she decided to do so, [vote for an airplane for the “Guvnor”] even though she feels other senators have broken that “beautiful tradition and trust…” aka “You scratch my back and I’ll scratch yours” which is translated in Nebraska during “MoneyCameral” sessions as, “What NU wants, NU gets.”

NW also quotes Senator Conrad as saying, ““I will not destroy myself over a token airplane…” Is that sentence for real, Deena Winter, cuz it sounds like a joke. Seriously.

And Senator Conrad’s use of the word “token” to refer to a multi-million-dollar purchase of an airplane is about as Platte RiVersailles as it gets.

Seems as if the Good Senator is now fluent in “Varner Hall Speak,” a language known only to a coterie of Cornhuskers invited in to the state’s Political/Corporate/College (PCC) Clique wherein conflicts-of-interest abound, a trio of “Lawbbyists” make millions running the State’s agenda, public Land Grant Chancellors “earn” half a million bucks on the taxpayer dime, get their $700,000 (seven hundred thousand dollar) houses paid for by suffering students + their hard-working families who end up saddled with massive predatory student loan debt.

Not to mention – although I’m gonna – state-of-the-art health care, Chancellor expense accounts, food allowances, “gift” accounts, Rose Bowl excursions, Big Ten boondoggles, free laundry + maid service, lawn service, free Husker seats, Country Club memberships.

Yeah, public Chancellors get all this + more. Yet, drum roll, my Friends:

They actually call themselves: Public Servants.

This Nebraska reality would be funny if it wasn’t so sad and immoral.

Advertisements

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: