The Republican Vice Presidential candidate, Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, got rid of what was known as the “Bridge to Nowhere” in her state.
It was widely considered a boondoggle and a complete waste of taxpayer dollars.
Of course we bring that up because there is STILL a Bridge to Nowhere. And now that “nowhere” would be a field in Council Bluffs. And that bridge, which cars can’t use, starts in Omaha.
So whose name will apparently be plastered across this glorified Christmas lights holder?
New Yorker, Cosmic Bob Kerrey.
Now every time you see an empty Council Bluffian field (or oooh, maybe an apartment complex!), think of Kerrey. That thought will only cost you around twenty-two million dollars.
KMTV reports that Jim Esch will not be airing TV commercials for his campaign until October. Esch also notes that he still has “
Of course, Lee Terry has been on the air since August, and presuambly will be on all September, October and until Election Day. That’s quite an advantage. And it’s not clear how Esch expects to raise an additional $200K for his spots.
But the campaigns have decided to have three more debates. And after the last one, that’s potentially three more that we may miss…
We hear this morning that Omaha attorney Jon Blumenthal will be running for Dan Welch’s former City Council seat.
The Republican Blumenthal, who was one of the Omaha Jaycee’s Ten Outstanding Young Omahans