Keith Kube

Editorial #34 The Nebraska Unicameral January 3, 2019

Editorial # 34 The Unicameral vs Bicameral legislature January 3, 2019

Just in case you haven’t notice, over the past 50 years, the economy of our great state has evolved from a largely agrarian based business model to a manufacturing, retail, finance based model.

As with everything, the only thing that is constant in life is change.  The gradual change in our farm based economy is not happening by accident.  It is happening out of a need for farmers and ranchers to survive in the world economy,


Editorial #18 Political Comparisons Aired December 31, 2018

Political Comparisons Aired December 31, 2018

During this period of political unrest and the constant bickering between various party affiliations, there is a new tactic consistently used to stifle debate.  The tactic is to refusal to allow any past examples of similar events in making a point of comparison.

It seems there is nothing the current president can to that does not meet with criticism or derision.  If the economy improves,


Editorial #31 Exampleship December 18, 2018


Since the dawn of man, world history has evolved by an alpha male type leaders conquering their neighbors, justified taking their land and possessions by declaring, “I took it from you fair and square”.  We can’t undo history but the facts are these wars happened and can’t be undone.  The irony is after these wars the leader would then declared, just like Rodney King,“Now let’s With the current unrest we see in our Country and the various movements that are affecting our lives,


Editorial #32 Nebraska Medicaid Expansion December 13, 2018

Nebraska Medicaid Expansion December 10, 2018

Now that the midterm elections are over, there needs to be a quick review of why things happened the way they did.
All the results were an attempt by the voter to make themselves feel better, not necessarily what would make the state better.
The Medicaid expansion was an ideal example. The vote did not improve health care one bit. It simply had the state take more “free money” from the Federal Government,


Editorial #29 Our Social Contract January 11, 2018

Editorial #7a Health Care Aired September 7, 2017

How the government invest our tax dollars comes to a very critical point when dealing with health care.  When does our personal obligations to our health care stop and when does The Government’s responsibility to provide health care start?  That point is known as the social contract that must be decided by “we the people”. 


Editorial #28 Plastic and Climate Change January 4, 2018

Editorial #28 Plastic and Climate Change

At the beginning of my career, as a process engineer, I was heavily involved on both the environmental and production side of energy generation, both renewable and fossil fuel.  With this background there were few aspects of the energy industry that we did not study.

With this foundation we studied all the environmental concerns of climate starting with acid rain, global cooling, global warming and now climate change. 


Editorial #25 Music December 12, 2017

At this time of the year, more than any other time, music is the universal form sensory stimulation that brings a rush of reminisces, uplifting spirits and joy to everyone who hears it.

The art form of music does not just happen. It is a result of generations of tradition, practice, parental urgings and hard work that is appreciated by everyone, especially by those who regret not continuing to take music lessons when they had the chance.


Editorial #24 Our Public Libraries November 24, 2017

As part of promoting any book, I have been fortunate to tour almost all the libraries in northeast Nebraska as well as many libraries in other states. I have made several observation that are concerning regarding these depositories of written materials.

In the time before the internet and electronic media, our founding fathers had the foresight to build a place where a copy of every book written could be housed. This concept is marvelous and comforting,


Editorial #22 Gun Control November 7, 2017

There is an old political activist saying: “Never let a good disaster go to waste”. The rash of tragedies over the past weeks and months causes this saying is to be constantly invoked to make the most out of these senseless acts of violence.

The most logical thinkers know there is no law that would prevent any one of these senseless acts. But in an effort to make the best use of these horrible events the politicalization card must be played to advance a liberal agenda.