Monthly Archives: June 2015

Tom Reed wants to “do stuff.”

A lot of us came here to do stuff.–Tom Reed Fred Hiatt wrote about No Labels in The Washington Post on June 29, 2015 Hiatt writes: Its (No Labels) version of a platform is a “national strategic agenda” of four … Continue reading

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Politics Matter: An Update on the Older Americans Act

Originally posted on Common Sense for Seniors:
To what extent should we be discussing politics at this blog? After all, we’re seniors. We’ve heard it all before, and what difference has any of it made? At this point in our…

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Reed: Supreme Court Ignores Legislation with ACA Ruling

“I am disappointed by the ruling (King v. Burwell). Obamacare has been flawed from the very beginning, and as a Congress we need to make every effort to repeal the law.” — Tom Reed (Yet Tom Reed’s motto once was … Continue reading

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Why DID the Chicken Cross the Road?

Originally posted on My Good Time Stories:
Photo Credit: Becky via CC Flickr Have you ever REALLY wondered why the Chicken crossed the road?  Well the following answers are from famous people around the world. You will be enjoy reading…

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War Powers

H CON RES 55   YEA-AND-NAY   17-Jun-2015   4:06 PM QUESTION:  On Agreeing to the Resolution BILL TITLE: Directing the President, pursuant to section 5(c) of the War Powers Resolution, to remove United States Armed Forces deployed to Iraq or Syria on … Continue reading

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Finger Lakes a National Heritage Area?

“Federal Backing…Local Brainpower…Local Passion” We live in a historical, culturally significant region that needs to be recognized and preserved. We are in an area that is rich with natural beauty with parks, waterfalls, gorges, hiking, and  boating. We are a … Continue reading

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Reed Sponsors Bill to Put Southern Tier Back to Work, Save Taxpayer Dollar

Once again Tom promotes a tax break for business. Tom’s bill is H.R. 2754, “To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make the work opportunity credit permanent;” it has two cosponsors. Tom says he favors simplified taxes, but evidently … Continue reading

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Tom Reed writes more on trade

Tom Reed writes more on trade in his weekly email: This week, I want to address legislation regarding Trade Promotion Authority or “Fast Track”. This legislation will hold the Obama Administration accountable and ensure transparency for the American people when … Continue reading

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Jon Stewart on Us Killing Ourselves

I know that some of the readers watch Jon Stewart nightly. Some watch him off and on, and some never see him. This was his opening monologue on Thursday night (June 18). It wasn’t his regular take on the news. … Continue reading

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Hate Speech and Constitutional Flexibility

I was surprised when I was skimming Rep. Reed’s Facebook page and saw a comment that referenced New NY 23rd. The Headline read: “Horror: 41% of Americans Want Free Speech Restrictions” And among the Democrats polled? 51% favored restrictions on … Continue reading

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