Category Archives: Campaign Finances

Would you?

Trade wars are good.–President Trump Fixing the tax system must be a top priority because it threatens everything we care about — including jobs, healthcare, education, public investment, the environment, and retirement security.–Charles Whalen, economist and former congressional candidate. The … Continue reading

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We have learned more about propaganda

The special counsel detailed how a Russian effort to widen divisions in American society launched in 2014 morphed into active support for the candidacy of Donald Trump.–David A. Graham, The Atlantic The indictment filed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller details … Continue reading

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The State of the Union

On Tuesday, we will hear a fairy tale. Here is the real “State of the Union.” Doomsday clock closer to midnight. Looming Constitutional crisis–President suspected of obstructing justice, said to have fits of rage. Congress dysfunctional. President attacking our free … Continue reading

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Want Reed Out? Here’s a Way Everyone Can Help!

I heard Nate Shinagawa say at the  2012 July 4th Parade in Hammondsport that you don’t need to raise the most money, but you need enough money to compete. As of today, there are eight Democrats running for the right … Continue reading

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Can we see fascism among us?

It is easy to see fascism in violent demonstrations, but what about more mundane examples? Attacks on Muslims and other minority groups. Organized attacks on public education. Proposals for a mercenary army. Private prisons. Border walls. Militant militias. Personal arsenals. … Continue reading

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Tom Reed’s 1Q 2017 Contributions

     Tom’s top 1Q 2017 contributors of $5000 are listed below. These are the largest amounts reported. With one exception, the smallest contribution reported was $250. “Contributor’s Name “,”Contributor’s Address “,”Employer/Occupation “, “Date “,”Amount ($) “,”Aggregate ($)”,”Limits” “USAA Employee … Continue reading

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Congress legalizes bribery

The strongest of all warriors are these two–Time and Patience –Leo Tolstoy H.J. Res. 41–The Legal Bribery Bill On February 1, the House considered H.J. Res. 41, Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, … Continue reading

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