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About whungerford

* Contributor at 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.

A Nasty Political Post

The impact of the Farm Wage Board’s decision cannot be understated. — Rep. Langworthy, facebook Feb. 23, 2023 Nicholas would tell us what to think. The issue is fair wages for farm workers, but one might not know that after … Continue reading

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Rep. Tenney in Medina, NY

On Feb. 13, Ron Plants reported for WGRZ. On Monday afternoon Republican Representative Claudia Tenney fielded questions from small business people and GOP supporters in the Village of Medina. She fielded questions, but didn’t answer many. Asked about divisiveness, Tenney … Continue reading

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Rep. Langworthy’s bills

I will always fight to protect the American Dream and ensure that government helps, not hurts our job-creators.–Rep. Langworthy, facebook 02/13/23 The Defund the Police movement is alive and well in New York. I will always fight to restore law … Continue reading

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Open Skies

U2 Incident In1960, during the Eisenhower Administration, a US U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union. American authorities first claimed the plane was a civilian weather research aircraft operated by NASA, but were forced to admit to the lie when the … Continue reading

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That’s not Conservative

Politicians often claim to be conservative, as if conservative were always better. However, their views often aren’t conservative at all: Conservative views sometimes make sense, often not. Running for office as a Republican doesn’t make one conservative; don’t be fooled.

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Taking Aim at Trump

Koch Network Will Back G.O.P. Primary Candidates Yeah, we want hope and change, but we want people to have the hope that they can advance on their own merits, rather than the hope that somebody gives them something.–Charles Koch, Aug. … Continue reading

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Republicans have adopted a program–spread fear: fear of want, fear of government, fear of each other. We cannot allow Soros, Steyer, and Bloomberg to BUY this election!–Kevin McCarthy, anti-semitic tweet Zuckerbucks are already returning in various forms under different names … Continue reading

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I am an American

Is anyone surprised that I am somehow deemed unworthy to speak about American foreign policy? Or that they see me as a powerful voice that needs to be silenced? Frankly, it is expected. Because when you push power, power pushes … Continue reading

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A three party system would be better than two

A three party system might work well with a major party at the center. A moderate, centrist party might be the largest of three. It could often pass needed legislation without pandering to left or right. If moderate bills lacked … Continue reading

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Reed, Sempolinski, Langworthy

 A Member . . . [or an] officer, or employee of the House [paid at or above the “senior staff” rate], may not –(d)  serve for compensation as an officer or member of the board of an association, corporation, or other entity; —House Rule … Continue reading

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