Author Archives: pystew

About pystew

Retired Teacher, political science geek, village trustee. I lean a little left, but like a good political discussion. My blog, the New NY 23rd (http://newny23rd) is about discussing the issues facing the people of our new congressional district. Let's hear all sides of the issues, not just what the candidates want us to hear.

Obamacare, Trump’s 1st Big Battle?

Candidate Donald Trump’s rhetoric included criticizing Obamacare. He repeated the core republican ACA talking point often. For example told the a rally in Dallas, “Obamacare. We’re going to repeal it, we’re going to replace it, get something great. Repeal it, replace it, get … Continue reading

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America shouldn’t forget its roots as a nation of immigrants

The following was a Letter to the Editor of the Finger Lakes Times written by Steve Coffman of Dundee. Steve is the author of “Founders v. Bush: a Comparison in Quotations of the Policies and Politics of the Founding Fathers and … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Immigration, Trump | 7 Comments

Stop Freaking out, Start fighting back.

This article was written by Russell Tocqueville, a  NY23rd resident Elections come and go, we all become a little wiser as cycles pass, and we learn more about our Southern Tier as cycles come and go. My message to all of … Continue reading

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Get Out and Vote!

This article was written by Cath Kestler, resident of Silver Creek. Today is the day we all have been waiting for our right as a citizen to vote, as long as you are registered to do so.   Many have fought … Continue reading

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Poll: Who Will Win & How Many Electoral Votes Will They Get?

We have been bombarded with National and State Polls for over a year. We know that the candidate who will be elected President will be the one who earns 270 or more electoral votes. Who do you predict will be elected President? … Continue reading

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Finger Lakes Times Endorses John and Leslie!

The Finger Lakes Times has endorsed both John Plumb and Leslie Danks Burke. It will probably be after noon when they put the story online. For John, they praise his experience, his 2nd Amendment stance and that he is ” … Continue reading

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Plumb-Reed Mayville Debate Video

The Chautauqua League of Women Voters held a debate between Rep. Tom Reed and John Plumb in Mayville. It was recorded by Chautauqua Community TV Channel 5 and that video is included.  The debate was sponsored by the two largest … Continue reading

Posted in Environmental, Gun Violence, Health Care, Immigration, Legislation, NYS Government, Reed's Views, Seniors, Taxes, Trump, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments