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About whungerford

* Contributor at NewNY23rd.com where we discuss the politics, economics, and events of the New New York 23rd Congressional District (Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Chemung, (Eastern) Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben,Tioga, Tompkins, and Yates Counties) Please visit and comment on whatever strikes your fancy.

Push back

In Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain wrote about a black lawyer from the free state of Illinois, well dressed and riding a horse. Pa Finn was outraged; how could a black man have a horse when he didn’t? Did President Obama, … Continue reading

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Three manufacturing bills

We are proud to be a constant advocate for U.S. manufacturing in the halls of Congress, and the bills introduced will help give our local manufacturers fair access to resources they need to boost jobs. — Rep. Reed Tom Reed … Continue reading

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Tom Reed’s 2018 Financial Disclosure

Reports are due May 15 of the following year. The House has 30 days more to post them. It isn’t clear why they wait till the last minute. Tom’s 2018 report is little different than previous years. Tom’s businesses are … Continue reading

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Discarded talking points

Anyone abusing their power to spy on a campaign in America must be held accountable.–Rep Tom Reed, May 17, 2019 No one is above the law.–Rep Tom Reed, May 17, 2019 What sort of people have we become? Honesty Constitution … Continue reading

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Liberty U. commencement address

Leonard Pitts, Jr. discusses VP Pence’s commencement address … when Pence warned the graduates about being derided for their beliefs, he obviously had neither the poor nor the outcast in mind. So, as everyone who heard him surely understood, what he … Continue reading

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Export Import Bank 2019

The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) is the official export credit agency of the United States. Ex-Im Bank’s mission is to assist in financing the export of U.S. goods and services to international markets. The Export-Import Bank … Continue reading

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Reed’s writing

The “Green New Deal’s” massive expansion of federal bureaucracy, technologically implausible guideposts and a tax to kill the American dream is not the answer to the undeniable threats our world is facing from climate change.–Rep. Tom Reed A catch phrase is a phrase or … Continue reading

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