Climate Change “Undeniable”

Climate Change “Undeniable”

April 22 is celebrated world-wide as Earth Day and Dr. Jack Heidel, a Republican candidate for US Senate (Nebraska), believes being a conservative means conserving our natural resources and being responsible stewards to the planet.

“The issue of environmental protection or climate change should never have been allowed to become political,” said Heidel. “We all want a healthy environment, now and for future generations.”

“The evidence for man-made global warming from the burning of fossil fuels is proven,” explained Heidel. “Artic sea ice is retreating. The world’s …

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US Senatorial Candidate Jack Heidel on Gun Control

US Senatorial Candidate Jack Heidel on Gun Control

Effective action must be taken to reduce, and hopefully eliminate, mass shootings in the United States. To accomplish this, I endorse a ban on the production and distribution of firearms classified as “assault weapons” to the general public.

Over time this will substantially reduce the number of assault weapons in general circulation and therefore make them harder to obtain by the deranged people who commit mass murders.

I also endorse universal background checks for all gun purchases from gun dealers, at trade shows, and by private parties.  …

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The Outrageously High Cost of American Healthcare

The Outrageously High Cost of American Healthcare

On January 24 I announced my candidacy in the Republican Primary for U.S. Senate against the incumbent Deb Fischer who is doing nothing to reduce our badly out-of-control national debt and, in fact, just voted to increase it by $1 trillion over the next decade.
It is the high cost of government healthcare spending for Medicare, Medicaid and the tax exemption for employer-provided care which is the main driver of federal debt.

But now look at a recent report from Bloomberg Markets on the outrageously high cost …

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Why I am Entering the Race for U.S. Senate

Why I am Entering the Race for U.S. Senate

 Why I Am Entering the Race for U.S. Senate

 

I am so upset about our huge annual deficits and rapidly accumulating debt that I entered the 2012 Republican Primary for Nebraska’s Second Congressional District. My platform in that contest was to “Eliminate the Deficit.” Large numbers of voters agreed with me but I still lost in the Primary.

In November 2012 I began writing a blog, “It Does Not Add Up” (http://itdoesnotaddup.com) addressing the debt problem and the related problem of slow economic growth. Now five years …

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After the New Tax Law: Debt Is an Even Bigger Problem

After the New Tax Law: Debt Is an Even Bigger Problem

The Republicans in Washington are exuberant because passing the new tax law means that they finally have gotten something done. And the new law will have at least one highly beneficial effect:

The new 21% corporate tax rate will increase profits for domestic corporations and encourage multinational corporations to bring their foreign profits back home. Even if these profits are used to buy back company stock or are paid out in larger dividends, the new money will be put to use in the U.S. economy one way or another. This …

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There Is Really Only One Way to Reduce Our Debt

There Is Really Only One Way to Reduce Our Debt

In 2012 I was a candidate in the Republican Primary for U.S. Congress, Nebraska District 2. My platform at that time was to “Eliminate the Deficit.” Today I am about to enter the 2018 Nebraska Republican Primary for the U.S. Senate.  My platform will be to “Fix the Debt.” (http://www.fixthedebt.org/)

Our current debt ($15 trillion for the public part on which we pay interest) is now 77% of GDP, the highest since right after WWII, and steadily getting worse.  At the present time it is essentially “free” money …

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