Keith Kube

Editorial #31 Exampleship December 18, 2018

Exampleship

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,

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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,

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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”. 

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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. 

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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.

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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,

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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.

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Editorial #21 Taxes and Unintended Consequences November 7, 2017

Taxes and Unintended Consequences

Sky high property Taxes and the unintended consequences that will follow, if not addressed, is very serious problem for rural Nebraska. When addressing any problem, the only things that matter in the analysis are the similarities and finding what dysfunctionality made it into a problem.

History and network news tells us about all the things that went wrong which is about as helpful as using only your rear view mirror to drive a car and never looking at the map.

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Editorial #19 Economic Growth Simplified November 2, 2017

Economic Growth Simplified

In the world of governmental bureaucracies that provide “SERVICES”, I have consistently found their agenda was to make things as complicate as possible so citizens feel they have no alternative but to use their help or hire someone to deal with what that bureaucracy requires. Their other agenda seems to be one of always addressing the symptom, never the problem because the bureaucracy would be out of business if the problem was solved.

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