Post Tagged with: "Ben Nelson"

January 16, 2012 05:47

Retiring Sen. (Corhusker kickback) Nelson Says ‘Tea Party Must be Stopped’

What Nelson and others like him really mean is that the people must be stopped from reclaiming their own government. David Webb discusses Nelson’s comment that the Teaparty “must be stopped.” Webb is a co-founder of Tea Party 365. Nelson is one of many Democrats who have announced retirement instead of facing an angry constituency. The people are angry at the massive corruption fueled by unprecedented spending and stifling ideologically driven rules and regulations.

December 28, 2011 06:38

Demorats desert stinking ship – Nelson latest to flee

The people are waking up to the self aggrandizing and outright theft of taxpayer funds from this and future generations.

November 7, 2011 03:30

Senators Supporting Ethanol Subsidies Reap Riches From Corn Interests

This bipartisan group of 15 senators signed a letter in late November [2010] demanding an extension of U.S. ethanol subsidies, and they have received notable campaign contributions during the past six years from pro-ethanol companies and interest groups.

April 15, 2011 05:41

Senators could be haunted in ’12 by votes on Planned Parenthood, healthcare

The healthcare vote was a tough one for centrist Democrats facing reelection next year, including Sens. Joe Manchin (W.Va.), Joe Tester (Mont.), Claire McCaskill (Mo.) and Ben Nelson (Neb.), who all voted against blocking the funds. Senate Republican strategists said the vote would be a major issue in the 2012 campaign. -The Hill

January 5, 2011 08:48

John Thune kills presidential hopes with ethanol deal

Thune’s 2012 hopes won’t get out of South Dakota with his paid support of the worst corporate welfare waste of taxpayer money. Ethanol subsidies are opposed by a bipartisan coalition of conservatives and environmental groups.

November 24, 2010 05:23

Florida Senator Blasts President for “Toxic Political Environment”

Some Democratic legislators have already begun criticizing President Barack Obama, almost two years ahead of the 2012 election. And many have reason to do so.

August 2, 2010 04:10

Nebraska’s Nelson first Democratic senator to oppose Kagan

Nebraska Senator Ben Nelson has announced he will oppose the nomination of Elena Kagan to the U.S. Supreme Court, making him the first Democrat to declare against her.

July 5, 2010 04:56

Endangered Species – Do pro-life Democrats have a future?

The health care vote confirmed that when a pro-life Democrat’s principles collide with his loyalty to the broader Democratic agenda, it’s the pro-life principles that give way.