Category Archives: Campaigning

We Got Lucky With Trump

Contributed by Arthur Ahrens of Branchport. Luck comes in two forms, and we got both! Trump’s four year rampage through out democracy was certainly bad luck. His unrelenting attacks on the press (FAKE NEWS), his terrible foreign policy (will NATO … Continue reading

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Facebook policy for representatives

Rep Tom Reed (R-NY-23) This official page is intended to be a place for residents of the 23rd Congressional District to comment on current issues facing our nation. Comments that attack or are intended to harass an individual, group, or … Continue reading

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Brainwashed

Citing specific examples from Playboy, Vogue, and Cosmopolitan magazines, Professor Key explains the ways in which the media uses sex and violence to manipulate human action. — Google Books Given his obvious incompetence, why do so many of us approve … Continue reading

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Two interesting interviews

She Calls Her Opponent a ‘Racist,’ He Calls Her a ‘Radical’: Catching Up With Tracy Mitrano J.D. ’95 By Amanda H. Cronin and Alec Giufurta She Calls Her Opponent a ‘Racist,’ He Calls Her a ‘Radical’: Catching Up With Tracy Mitrano J.D. ’95 … Continue reading

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Facebook’s CrowdTangle

Is facebook the real silent majority as Kevin Rouse suggests? Does the number of hits on an on-line advertisement signal the direction the November election might go? Is it that facebook traffic molds political opinions, that it reflects already hardened … Continue reading

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Wither the GOP

Arthur Ahrens of Branchport is the author of this article which is published here with permission. Views expressed by contributors are their own. Traditionally, the run-up to a convention sees a party attempting to tame rival factions and unite around … Continue reading

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Government of, by, and for the Government.

Erik Prince, the security contractor with close ties to the Trump administration, has in recent years helped recruit former American and British spies for secretive intelligence-gathering operations that included infiltrating Democratic congressional campaigns, labor organizations and other groups considered hostile … Continue reading

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Verbage

Redundant verbage: Breaking news (news) Duly elected (elected) ; the qualifier is necessary because the election is suspicious. Tax payer dollars (money); mostly borrowed money these days Hard working taxpayer (taxpayer) struggling dairy farmers (dairy farmers) Beloved Christmas movie (Christmas … 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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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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