Category Archives: 2020

President Trump’s biggest accomplishments of 2019

    The White House • December 30, 2019 TOP 10: President Trump’s biggest accomplishments of 2019. Here are things President Donald J. Trump claims to have done for the American people in 2019: The Trump Boom is going strong. … Continue reading

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The NYS Presidential Campaign is starting soon.

Even though the April 28 New York State Presidential Primary Election seems far off,  at least two Presidential Campaigns have contacted chairs of the NY 23rd Democratic Committees seeking democrats to pass petitions to get their candidate on the Ballot. … 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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Firearm Legislation

Carl Hulse, writing in last Sunday’s New York Times, discusses firearm legislation. His account starts in 1994 when the subject arose. About the 1994 assault weapons ban, Hulse writes: With Congress prepared to again clash over gun safety, in the … Continue reading

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Agriculture

Liz Peek, writing in The Hill, writes: We are told that the tariff tiffs have caused a collapse in U.S. agricultural exports to China, and consequent heartbreak in our heartland. It isn’t true. What are her arguments? DOA forecasts an … Continue reading

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LWV Vote 411

As we are ramping up for voter registration and elections this fall here at the LWV, we’re excited and proud to announce that, last week, we relaunched our election information website,  VOTE411.org, with a new look and feel! Informing voters has … Continue reading

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Tom Reed at the border

Oh, the grand old Duke of York; He had ten thousand men; He marched them up to the top of the hill, And he marched them down again. Veni vidi vici. — Julius Caesar On August 18, an op-ed by Tom … Continue reading

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