Monthly Archives: November 2012

What’s up with Nate?

The Cornell Daily Sun ran a story about Nate Shinagawa earlier this week. Of course they were wondering if he is planning to run again and of course he doesn’t say one way the other. It is not surprising that … Continue reading

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Rep. Tom Reed Featured in National Newspaper and Website

Our Congressman, Rep. Tom Reed, is the subject of a feature story in the satirical newspaper  “The Onion”. Congressman Torn Between Meaningless Pledge To Anti-Tax Zealot, Well-Being Of Nation NOVEMBER 28, 2012 | ISSUE 48•48 | MORE NEWS IN BRIEF RELATED ARTICLES U.S. Dept. Of Retro … Continue reading

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Consumer Protection Alert

I think we all receive those official political mailings from our representatives reporting their legislative successes. If you are like me, you might glance through them and then they end up in the circular file. Last July I received one … Continue reading

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Unemployment Rate, by Counties

The following chart compares the number of unemployed workers (rounded to nearest 100), and the unemployment rate in October 2012 and October 2011. Two Counties had the same rate in both years (Allegany and Tioga). The rest of the counties’ … Continue reading

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Reed’s Other Role In The Fiscal Puzzle

The Hispanic had an article yesterday discussing Rep. Reed’s recent comment about why he’s now willing to increase taxes if it goes to reduce the deficit. It then explained that Reed has another role in the Fiscal Cliff: As … Continue reading

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MORNING NEWS: County Health Dept. Announces Grant Funding for Healthy Living

Originally posted on WRFA-LP 107.9 FM:
MAYVILLE, NY – Community leaders from across Chautauqua County met recently to start transforming local communities for the healthier.  The group met as part of the start-up of the Chautauqua County Health Department’s Community Transformation…

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Holiday Mail For Heroes (Send a Christmas Card to a Recovering Soldier)

It is my understanding that the information about sending a Christmas Card to ‘A Recovering American Soldier’ is not accurate, according to SNOPES ( There is an address for the “Holiday Mail For Heroes” program, which accepts cards only (No … Continue reading

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Rep. Tom Reed Dances Around Fiscal Cliff Issues

Our Congressman, Tom Reed, has been dancing all around the upcoming fiscal cliff showdown. Turn the clock back to July, 2011. Reed was strongly in favor of the  Republican House leaders refusal to increase nation’s taxing limits. That lead to … Continue reading

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Signs Of The Times:

This doesn’t have much to do about the New NY 23rd, but I couldn’t resist. thMaybe our President will ‘pardon’ Bill, Sean, Megyn, and the rest of the FOX gang–including Frank Morris! Have a Happy Thanksgiving!

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Democrats Pickup 8 Seats In Congress For A Total Of 201 Republicans Hold 234

Originally posted on elmsprogressivemedia:
Democrats sweep last undecided House races (via AFP) Democrats claimed victory Monday in the final undecided House races of the 2012 election, as President Barack Obama’s party picked up a total of eight seats to narrow…

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