Category Archives: Defense

Rep. Tenney on the Omnibus Government Funding Bill 

Press Release March 9, 2022  Washington, DC – Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22) today released the following statement in response to the passage of an omnibus government funding bill for the remainder of Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22). Tenney voted for the defense and security portions … Continue reading

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Conservative, really?

Contributed by Arthur Ahrens of Branchport, NY. The Former Guy is at it again! The Conservative Political Action Conference was once an exercise in conservative intellectualism. It has degenerated into an annual airing of white privileged grievance harping on the … Continue reading

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How might the Korean War finally end

The North Koreans want a definitive declaration of peace, not just a truce, as reassurance that they won’t be attacked and as recognition by the United States, South Korea and the rest of the world that their country is a … Continue reading

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Picking winners and losers

There’ll be differences of opinion in just about every intelligence analysis that you make.–Special Counsel Robert Mueller We’re knocking the hell out of ISIS. We’ll be coming out of Syria like very soon. Let the other people take care of it … 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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We have the greatest military in the world…We have given them total authorization…If you look at what’s happened over the last eight weeks and compare that really with what’s happened over the last eight years, you’ll see there’s a tremendous … Continue reading

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Can our government be serious?

Can we be serious? Withdraw funding for United Nations Population Fund Reduce foreign aid other than military aid. Burn more coal. It isn’t unusual for a Republican Administration to cut aid for family planning. But why? Overpopulation, reduced food aid, … Continue reading

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Single Mothers

When you start looking at places that we reduce spending, one of the questions we asked was, can we really continue to ask a coal miner in West Virginia or a single mom in Detroit to pay for these programs? … Continue reading

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The policy of strategic patience has ended. –Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un are both unpredictable and therefore dangerous. Rex Tillerson is new to his job. Tillerson says US policy has failed in Korea, but I … Continue reading

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Trump opens Pandora’s box

I care about your opinions and will continue to work to find common ground so that we can solve the problems of our country together.–Tom Reed Trump opens Pandora’s box and as Tom Reed looks on smiling,  furies fly about: … Continue reading

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