Monthly Archives: July 2014

Reed Can’t Fool Voters with Political Stunts

In an email three weeks back, our congressman, Rep. Tom Reed, urged constituents to send in their questions about the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, to help the Tea Party-backed House Select Committee on Benghazi in “getting to the bottom … Continue reading

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Is there really a shortage of High Tech workers?

Ron Hira is a professor of public policy at Howard University. Paula Stephan is a professor of economics at Georgia State University. Hal Salzman is a Rutgers University professor of planning & public policy at the J.J. Heldrich Center for Workforce … Continue reading

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Conservatives ought to stay home this November

But it’s liberal incumbent Hanna (Malkin might as well have named Tom Reed) and his D.C. backers who are the elitists out of touch not only with GOP voters, but also with mainstream Americans. — Michelle Malkin What’s the difference between Tom … Continue reading

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Tom Reed flip-flops on VA Funding

Tom Reed flip-flops to keep up with the GOP party line–Bill that would set $17 billion for VA reform wins praise from Tom Reed. June 2: According to Tom’s Press Release: With the VA’s budget being increased by 256 percent … Continue reading

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Is Tom Reed an Opportunist?

We must aggressively pursue an agenda of opportunity. — Rep. Tom Reed An opportunist exploits circumstances to gain immediate advantage rather than following consistent principles or plans. Is Tom an opportunist? Let’s see: Tom says the deficit is a priority, but … Continue reading

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Tom Reed’s 2011 Financial Reports

We must aggressively pursue an agenda of opportunity. — Rep. Tom Reed On May 15, 2012, Tom Reed filed his first Financial Disclosure Statement for 2011. A year later, on May 15, 2013, apparently in response to a demand from … Continue reading

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Can Republicans win over Millennial Voters?

The answer is simple: We must aggressively pursue an agenda of opportunity. — Rep. Tom Reed Mytheos Holt, writing for The Daily Caller, explains that the GOP has a problem with younger voters. After noting that cherished right wing views … Continue reading

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H.R. 4935, the Child Tax Credit Improvement Act

The titles given to bills are frequently misleading, often deliberately so. Does H.R.4935 really represent improvement? Rep. Michael Capuano (D-MA) writes: The House considered H.R. 4935, the Child Tax Credit Improvement Act. This is another tax bill that isn’t offset … Continue reading

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Why the GOP is known as the “Stupid Party.”

One of the things I will talk about that no President has talked about before is I think the dangers of contraception in this country.–Rick Santorum “I don’t care what they do.”–John Boehner I believe Paul Krugman named the GOP … Continue reading

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Tom Reed spends early and often

In an article which appeared in The Ithaca Voice on July 17, Emma Jesch asks: Ever wonder what Congressional candidates raise and spend during their campaigns? According to campaign finance reports released Tuesday, Representative Tom Reed, R-Corning, has already spent … Continue reading

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