Monthly Archives: August 2017

Rep. Reed tackles the opioid epidemic

The front page, very top of the page of Monday’s Finger Lakes Times screams: “Reed tackles the opioid epidemic”.  The article tells of Rep. Tom Reed with local law inforcement officers in Bath, explaining the “Help Ensure Lives are Protected … Continue reading

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Gary Cohn on taxes

Only morons pay the estate tax.–attributed to Gary Cohn On the personal side, we have protected the three big deductions — charitable, mortgage and retirement saving. We want to raise the standard deduction caps and get rid of many of … Continue reading

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Can the President do what he likes?

Can the President do what he likes? Pretty much, I think. The President is expected to faithfully execute the laws, but the President can veto bills, take exception with signing statements, or direct subordinates to ignore laws. The courts might … Continue reading

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An actual photo of Tom Reed and Donald Trump together

Anil Melwani, a Manhattan CPA from 212 Tax Services, said it seems fiscally unlikely for New Yorkers to get a credit for all of their state and local taxes since that could mean huge refunds. But getting a percentage of … Continue reading

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Tom Reed on Government Shutdown

Tom Reed’s archive of press releases document his evolving views on government shutdown. I have cited a few examples below. In the past when Tom was a deficit hawk, he demanded spending cuts as the price of avoiding a shutdown. … Continue reading

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Peace Signs Ideas

There are/will be many rallys schedule to react to  the White Supremacy activity in Charlottesville, Virginia. The rallies I have heard about request the signs to be positive and not aimed at particular politicians or parties. Here are some ideas … Continue reading

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Reed, Trump, Racism, White Supremacy

  Rep. Tom Reed’s statement on the Charlottesville White Supremacy rally was posted on his Facebook page on Monday morning. It was after President Trump’s first Charlottesville statement on Saturday afternoon, and before Trump’s secind statement later on Monday. “I’m … Continue reading

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