UNO alum and Douglas County Treasurer John Ewing visited classes on campus earlier this semester to talk to students.
UNO alum and former Nebraska Sen. Chuck Hagel is reported to be the leading candidate for secretary of defense.
It is amazing that such a diverse nation, with citizens from all over, with differing values and priorities, has produced a government that has essentially been reduced to only two parties.
This election season is drawing to its inevitable conclusion, wherein the American people collectively decide which candidate they want to lead the country for the next four years.
The battle between homosexual rights and the heterosexual agenda is nothing short of exasperatingly overdramatized.
Maybe there's something in the water. Maybe they've spent too much time in the sun. Or maybe they're just constitutionally incapable of distinguishing right from wrong, but something is clearly wrong with Arizona's most prominent Republican politicians. Arizona's not known for being the most progressive state in the union; I'm old enough to remember the way they fought against recognizing Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday as a national holiday in the early 1990s.
Another election has come and gone. Once again, in our biannual celebration of democracy and
freedom, the American people have gone to the polls and exercised their rights to choose their
representatives, mayors, governors and senators. Across the nation, millions of people went to
their respective voting booths and voted to either throw the bums out or let them stay.
Congressman Lee Terry brought his campaign talk to the classroom. Terry spoke to students in Richard Fellman's Intro to American Government on why he's running for an eighth term in the House of Representatives.