Monthly Archives: February 2013

Is Reed’s NRA “A” Rating A Benefit?

Last Tuesday, February 26, Former Illinois State Rep. Robin Kelly defeated former U.S. House Rep. Debbie Halvorson in a special democratic primary for Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.’s seat in Illinois’ second congressional district. Why would that be of any interest … Continue reading

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Sequestration Reduces NY23rd Schools Federal Funds by $3 Million

According to the New York State School Boards Association, the sequestration will reduce federal funding to NY23rd Schools by over $3 million.  The following is the rounded break down by counties: Allegany≈$221,900  Cattaraugus≈$436,200  Chautaugus≈$693,500  Chemung≈$393,100 Ontario (NY23rd Part)≈$175,700 Schuyular=$56,200  Seneca≈$142,700 … Continue reading

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Two Recent Newspaper Letters On Hydrofracking

We are interested in reading letters and editorials  from newspapers around the New NY 23rd. When you see one you would like to share, send us information at either our Facebook page (The New NY 23rd) or stewartr@roadruner.com I have included … Continue reading

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Reed Should Sign Gay Marriage Brief

More than 80 prominent Republicans have filed a friend of the court (amicus curiae) brief with the Supreme Court in support of gay marriage. Our congressman, Rep. Tom Reed, is not among them. The public is coming to support allowing … Continue reading

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I watched an interesting Bill Moyer’s interview with author Richard Wolff.  Wolff explained that frustration on both left and right has a common source:  declining prosperity.  Wolff said that Americans work more with less to show for it than the … Continue reading

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WRITE ON: Economics Say Wait On Fracking

Michael J. Fitzgerald of  Valois and Watkins Glen, New York wrote the following article for his ‘Write On’ column which appears in The Finger Lakes Times  every Friday. This article was published on Friday, February 22, 2013. It was posted here with … Continue reading

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Hydrofracking Decision Is For Future Generations

  The following article was published in the Democrat and Chronicle (Rochester, NY) on February 21, 2013. It was written by Joseph Hoff, chairman of Keuka Citizens Against Hydrofracking. Mr. Hoff granted us permission to publish it on New NY … Continue reading

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Reed Misleads on Sequester

Rep. Reed’s most recent e-gram to his constituents includes more misleading talking points about the sequester copied from the Republican playbook. Here’s what he had to say: “Right now, we are looking at a situation where sequestration cuts go into … Continue reading

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Worthwhile Investment

On his facebook page, Rep. Reed tell us: “Infrastructure is one area government should be investing in, but taxpayers need efficient investment.”  Efficiency is the ratio of output to input; to measure efficiency we need to know the value of … Continue reading

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From the Jamestown Post-Journal: Hunters Are Silenced In Gun Debate

The following is an editorial published in the Jamestown Post-Journal on February 7, 2013. As of today (2/21/13) there has been 141 comments about it published in the Post-Journal. Click here to read those comments. Throughout Chautauqua County, there are … Continue reading

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