Monthly Archives: April 2015

Will Counties Support Rep. Reed’s “Property Rights Act” ?

Our congressman, Rep. Tom Reed was the Gas/Oil Industry’s go-to-NY-Rep during the 2014 congressional campaign. They donated $198,750 to get him reelected and continue to support their legislative needs. They gave Rep. Reed more money than all of the other … Continue reading

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Constitutional War Study Group

“With the threat of ISIS and our never-ending wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, it is absolutely necessary that Congress reclaims its constitutional authority to debate and declare war.–Rep. Walter Jones (R-NC) Rep. Jones writes: This month (April 2015), Congressman Walter … Continue reading

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A Real Property Rights Question–We Need Ideas

The following was written on our “How To Comment” page. The author is only known as ‘Libby’, and left no contact information. I don’t know if she has a Facebook page or not. Let’s give her some serious ideas on … Continue reading

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Rep. Reed’s Secretive Town Hall Meetings

Rep. Tom Reed April 20 at 11:25am · I am holding a town hall meeting tonight in Chemung County. 6:00 – 7:00 PM, Southport Town Hall, 1139 Pennsylvania Ave, Elmira I hope you will be able to join me to discuss our … Continue reading

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Tom Reed on Student Success

I support the right of parents to make decisions regarding the education of their children. Parents should play an active role in determining what standardized tests their children take. I want to make sure this decision is clear in that … Continue reading

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Running against Washington

Join with us to defeat the Washington machine & unleash the American dream.–Sen. Rand Paul Most Americans’ foreign policy judgments are sound and realistic; it’s Washington that tends toward extremism in one direction or another.–Rep. Justin Amash 5-19-15 We stand … Continue reading

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Safe Act, Fracking Ban, and now Common Core

Remember the SAFE Act? In one context it can be seen as the controversial New York State law that unified many Upstaters to protect their rights to own a firearm. Many angry New Yorkers were convinced that the State Government overstepped … Continue reading

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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Rep. Michael Capuano (D-MA) informs his constituents: On Wednesday the House considered H.R. 1195, the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Advisory Boards Act. This legislation seeks to weaken the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), established … Continue reading

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Export Import Bank reauthorization

The charter for the Export-Import Bank will expire on June 30 unless Congress renews it. Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), the chairman of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, reportedly said that Congress should let the Export-Import Bank expire. Jordan cited widespread opposition … Continue reading

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Stop it!

A compromise between us is Impossible–“Under which Lyre,” Auden What do these have in common? Stop Fast Track For one thing, they all urge action without clearly explaining why. Too often such advertising promotes only one side of an issue, … Continue reading

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