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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.

Events in Elmira at The Park Church

Next week on Wednesday, August 7th at 7 PM, the first of three Center for Mark Twain Studies at Elmira College lectures begins at The Park Church. The series will continue on the following two Wednesday evenings – August 14 … Continue reading

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Girl in the Red Corner

If you will be in Cincinnati, you might want to see this play. Disclaimer–Andrew J. Hungerford is my nephew. Fury and Focus Fuel Know’s “Girl in the Red Corner” Review by Liz Eichler Know Theatre’s ready to rumble! With the … Continue reading

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Problem solvers

I read a sunny article in “The Hill” about problem solvers. Here are some excerpts with my comments: Author Margaret White, executive director of No Labels, writes: Recently, several bills have been expedited under the new “290” or “consensus calendar” … Continue reading

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Explain it to me, Tom

This article, by Lee Marcus, is published here with permission of the author. EXPLAIN IT TO ME, TOM Children’s literature has a parable for our times in The Emperor’s New Clothes, by Hans Christian Andersen. It goes like this: the … Continue reading

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Love it or leave it

During the Vietnam war, we were often urged to love it or leave it. If you didn’t have a flag pin in your lapel, if you had long hair, were a university student or graduate, or were suspected of voting … Continue reading

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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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