Category Archives: 2017

2017 was a terrible year in politics

Sadly, 2017 hasn’t been a good year. Rash experiment with incompetent President. Appointment of unqualified cabinet officers. Presidency for profit ignoring emoluments clause. Corruption at highest levels in campaign and government. Stupid policy on climate change. Attacks on judiciary; nomination … Continue reading

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GOP Civil War: Is Reed a McCain or a Bannon Republican?

We have been hearing rumors about the upcoming Republican Civil War for a few years now. The first rumblings came after the Tea Party endorsed candidates in were elected in 2010. We soon realized that the breadth  of the ideological … Continue reading

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NY 23rd Sample Ballots by Counties

My experience as an election inspector, and as a candidate tells me that many voters would like to see the ballot they will be using before they reach the polls. Most counties post their sample ballots on line. As of … Continue reading

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Another Candidate against Reed? Maybe.

The Oleans Times Herald noted that NYS Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli commeneted that he was encouraged that “people are coming out of the woodwork to run for Congress” against Rep. Tom Reed. He was at the Cattaraugus County Democratic Party’s “Turn It Blue … Continue reading

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Election Results

                I thought to check if NY-23 election results corresponded to voter registration. Considering only Republicans and Democrats, I made this table. Candidate Votes (thousands) Party Registration (thousands) Democratic 106 130 Republican 137 … Continue reading

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Townhall meetings March 11, 2017

 

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Draft Resignation Letter

We assembled here today are issuing a new decree to be heard in every city, in every foreign capital, and in every hall of power. From this day forward, a new vision will govern our land. From this day forward, … Continue reading

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