Category Archives: 2018

Past is prologue

There is nothing new under the sun. One way to understand the Ford/Kavanaugh controversy is to recall the Hill/Thomas struggle. Here is a brief excerpt from a  contemporary account: According to sources who’ve seen the (1991) FBI report, nothing in it … Continue reading

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Pick a PAC

Hundreds of Political Action Committees (PACs) have contributed to Tom Reed. These PACS collect money from many donors and distribute some of it to many recipients. I picked one PAC to study –“What a Country! PAC.” Here is what I … Continue reading

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Dr. Coleman’s Pundit Night

This report was contributed by Steve Beikirch who attended the meeting. Steve is a lifelong Democrat who has voted in every election since Jimmy Carter ran for President in 1976. He will listen to views on other political ideologies, but rejects … Continue reading

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Kevin Hassett on lying with statistics

CEA chairman Hassett says 2016 election was a turning point; you can’t believe him. Kevin Hassett unveiled a series of charts that appear to show a surge in corporate investment, blue-collar jobs, business startups and small-business optimism after the election two … Continue reading

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NY23’s Sample Ballots for the Sept 13 NYS Primaries

There will be a State Primary Election on Thursday, September 13.  Only Democratic and Reform Parties will have State-Wide Races. The Democratic, Republican, Conservative and some minor parties may have local races depending on which Senate or Assembly District, County, … Continue reading

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What a Democratic House would do

Kennedy quote … they will overturn everything that we’ve done and they will do it quickly and violently.–DJT If President Trump is really worried, he might better relax–there is no way a Democratic majority in the House could  overturn much current legislation. … Continue reading

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How do crimes go unpunished?

Let others wallow in Watergate, we are going to do our job.”–Richard Nixon, July, 1973 We don’t pay taxes; only the little people pay taxes.–Leona Helmsley I could stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot somebody, and I wouldn’t lose any voters, OK?–Donald … Continue reading

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