Monthly Archives: August 2018

Could this be the beginning of the end?

Until this moment, Senator, I think I never really gauged your cruelty, or your recklessness. …. Have you no sense of decency, sir, at long last? Have you left no sense of decency? — Army Counsel Joseph Welch addressing Senator … Continue reading

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Loyalty

Our very damaged president views the world in terms of personal loyalty. Loyalty to the country, or anything greater, is beyond his understanding. The real criminals are the Republicans who go along with him, knowing that he is fundamentally weakening … Continue reading

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Can John Kelly survive much longer?

Après moi, le déluge.— attributed to King Louis XV of France. James Comey had better hope there are no tapes of our conversation.–President Trump Lordy, I hope there are tapes.–James Comey President Trump can’t be happy to learn that Omarosa was able … Continue reading

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The September 13 Primary & why voter turnout is important

  New York’s State Primary will be held on Thursday, September 13. Please note: New York has a law that prohibits an election on the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks–which happened on a Primary Election day. New York is the … Continue reading

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Today’s news

The president lies to the American people. Sarah Huckabee stands in front of the country and lies every single day. I protected myself, because this is a White House where everybody lies.–Omarosa I think now our argument is that when … Continue reading

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Taxpayer money

“Taxpayer money,” we see and hear that phrase again and again. Politicians use it to emphasize that some of the funds in the Treasury are paid in the form of taxes. The phrase is misleading–once collected, money in the Treasury … Continue reading

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Mitrano Record Breaking 1 Month Fundraising!

  Press Release from Tracy Mitrano for Congress PENN YAN—Today, Democratic Congressional candidate Tracy Mitrano (NY-23) announced that her campaign has undergone an energetic relaunch after being certified as the official Democratic nominee for New York’s 23rd District by the … Continue reading

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Insurance, a common misunderstanding

Last week, we had an opportunity to sit down with local senior citizens to discuss the future of Social Security, Medicare and other pressing issues. We always have good conversations with these folks and look forward to voicing their concerns … Continue reading

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Facts emerge–L’affaire Dreyfus

It is only by examining the case in detail that a picture emerges, not of virtue at grips with villainy, but of fallible human beings pulled this way and that by their beliefs, their loyalties, their prejudices, their ambitions, and … Continue reading

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Not caring but cruel

I care about … –Rep. Tom Reed Tom Reed’s mantra is “I care” A caring person can’t be cruel, yet Tom Reed’s indifference to human needs is cruel. Here are some overt examples: Lower taxes for the rich, benefit cuts … Continue reading

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