Monthly Archives: December 2017

Candidates address the issues Dec. 2017

Reed opponents meet in bipartisan forum after Salamanca town meeting   Each candidate had 3 ½ minutes for an opening statement. Afterward they broke up and the audience was free to seek out candidates to ask them questions.   Candidate … Continue reading

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Net Neutrality

Today, the FCC voted along party lines to end Net Neutrality, scrapping regulations meant to keep the Internet fair and open to all. This decision re-categorizes the Internet as an information service instead of a utility. The FCC’s decision was … Continue reading

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Tom Reed’s conflict of interest discussed in “International Business Times”

Paul Ryan And Top Republican Lawmakers Could Reap Personal Windfall From New Real Estate Tax Breaks Rep. Tom Reed (R-NY) — who sits on the House Ways and Means Committee that wrote the lower chamber’s version of the tax bill … Continue reading

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Regulations are the problem per President Trump

Congressman Tom Reed today voted in favor of H.R. 910, the Energy Tax Prevention Act of 2011, which prevents the Environmental Protection Agency from regulating greenhouse gas under the Clean Air Act. –April 7, 2011 Citing the 41,662 pages added … Continue reading

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The GOP bungles every opportunity

Whenever the GOP gains power, they botch it. Consider recent history: GWB responds to the events of 9/11 by starting two disastrous wars. In 2012, they nominate Akin and Mourdock for the Senate. The Senate votes a compromise on immigration, … Continue reading

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I went to Mississippi once

I went to Mississippi once for a one day sales call. We flew from Chicago to a northern Mississippi city, drove from airport to factory, made our presentation, and retraced our route. I don’t know much about Mississippi, other than … Continue reading

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How did they do on tax reform?

In August, while Tom Reed and his wife were junketing in Europe, the GOP published 31 reasons for tax reform. Many of these were silly or false, but by their own standards let’s see how the GOP did. On Aug. … Continue reading

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