Property tax issue more than campaign smear
(Editorial ~ 07/29/06)
The flap over two Senate candidates' property tax bills inadvertently puts the spotlight on another issue facing voters this fall: The Stop Overspending Nebraska issue, placed on the ballot by petition. The reason? Passage of the spending limit will place the tax burden squarely on the shoulders of property owners -- who already must be overburdened, judging from the reaction of two multimillionaire candidates...
Another good trip gone bad
(Column ~ 07/29/06)
I don't think I'll take any more trips for a while. I've lost my lucky charm and I haven't had a good trip since. The last disaster occurred this past Wednesday. Interestingly enough, it was a trip I was really looking forward to. About a month ago, five of us decided to take Amtrak to Denver on a one-day outing to watch a major league baseball game. ...
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