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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.

What was the Republican brand?

“Morning Joe” claims DJT and his minions are “tarnishing the Republican brand.” What was the Republican brand? Good government Fiscal conservative Law and order Free trade Family values Bipartisan foreign policy Anti-Communism Defend The Constitution Protect the environment Free enterprise … Continue reading

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What it’s not about

     What it’s not about: Whistle blower and other concerned officials. Giuliani, whatever he might have done. Jared or Ivanka, although they may have played a role. Unnamed officials who may have acted to protect DJT from himself. National … Continue reading

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Tom Reed on Ukraine Scandal

An article by Rick Miller in the  “Olean Times Herald” reports Tom Reed’s views on the “Ukraine situation.” Miller reports: Rep. Tom Reed took aim Thursday at “extreme-left” Democrats he said were eager to overthrow the election and impeach President … Continue reading

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Saudi Arabia attacked Part II

An earlier article discussed the many unknown and suspicious reports about the attack on Abqaiq. Now in an Aljazeera article by Maysam Behravish I read: Israeli air raids on Iranian-backed forces in Lebanon, Iraq and Syria may have spawned oil … Continue reading

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Is the Supreme Court split on party lines?

Justice Neil Gorsuch claims Supreme Court not split on party lines What are his arguments? Gorsuch … recently agreed with more liberal colleagues in a decision reaffirming a criminal defendant’s right to a jury trial. He told the audience at … Continue reading

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H.R. 860, Social Security 2100 Act

All major Social Security reforms were the product of Democrats and Republicans joining together to improve this landmark program.–Rep. Tom Reed (email, 9/21/19) Social Security is based on non-partisan compromise; it is a very conservative retirement insurance program. Compromise was … Continue reading

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