Corrections, Adjustments & Spice
No, I am No Messiah
First, thanks for all the kind feedback on my newsletter. I also appreciate the concerns and criticisms.
I have to make some corrections. Regarding the Union Pacific building, in prior post, it is assessed by the State, not the County, and is subject to taxes. I had presumed, since it was a singular building, it would not fall under any other designation, but it does, at least as current state law is interpreted. I want to thank the Douglas County Commissioners and the workers at the Douglas County Assessor Office and the Nebraska Department of Revenue for their efforts to clarify the tax status of this property. I still have some issues with Salvation Army and their ugly “parking” lot as the lot is cut off by ZK LCC.
Next, I want to thank Robert Borer and Jon Tucker for correcting me publicly on the law on write-in candidates. I still have issues with Bob Evnen, and am stunned the Democrat and Libertarian Parties have no candidate running for the Secretary of State Office. Someone should be pushed for write-in. Interesting results come November.
DeeDee Kelly of River City Republicans has mentioned Evnen’s efforts and his clarification of facts and myths. I appreciate this and I am glad Evnen provided this online on the Secretary of State site (https://sos.nebraska.gov/sites/sos.nebraska.gov/files/doc/Fake%20vs%20Fact%20March%202022_0.pdf)
I believe Evnen is well meaning but he ended up spending more time debunking questionable conspiracy theories instead of focusing on the flaws in the election. Senator Julie Slama has done more on voter ID in running Citizens for Voter ID (https://www.citizensforvoterid.com/). Now, Dinesh D'Souza (https://2000mules.com/) and True The Vote (https://www.truethevote.org/) are bringing the election problems into focus.
My stance is enduring. Drop boxes should not exist. Mailing ballots out to all registered voters should not happen but Westside School District did it anyways. More transparency is necessary. I should not have to go to the Douglas County Attorney Office for election information. Evnen should have been more outspoken about such practices and he should support a forensic audit. I am not alone in thinking this way. Evnen could not break above the 50 percent level in the election recently. Not even in Douglas County!
One final note, many people are still missing the point about a dress. Many, many people took my thoughts and ran it into the extreme: “you are saying she asked to be molested! Shame on you!” No, I am saying clothes are communication and express intentions. This is why there are dress codes. Asking what someone is wearing is a valid question. I sincerely hope Herbster and Slama will work out their differences and settle out of court. The situation is too reminiscent of an old joke, often attributed to United Kingdom Prime Minister Winston Churchill. See below: