Category Archives: Economics

Everyone knows

As we go down this trade agenda that is being deployed by the administration that clearly is disruptive and wants to change the status quo of our trade positions with China and other trading partners, we anticipate this type of … Continue reading

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Would harsh punishment help?

Some countries have a very, very tough penalty — the ultimate penalty — and by the way, they have much less of a drug problem than we do.–President Donald Trump This bill amends the Controlled Substances Act and the Controlled … Continue reading

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How could he know that?

 Congressman Tom Reed this morning called for pending free trade agreements with Colombia, Panama and South Korea to be voted on within a month. “Getting people back to work is something we talk about repeatedly,” Reed said. “These free trade … Continue reading

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NY23rd’s Jobs and Unemployment Data

  “We must fight for good-paying, high-quality jobs across our region. The manufacturing sector provides these kinds of jobs. A strong manufacturing base is critical to economic growth. This is why I am proud to be a Co-Chair of the … 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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Insidious dogma, part 2

…borrowing’s burden falls on future generations. This is a form of expropriation–taxation without representation of the unborn.–G. Will   In a column in the Elmira Star Gazette on Jan. 4, 2018, George Will argues for a balanced budget amendment. Will’s … Continue reading

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Insidious dogma

Apr 28, 2014 … Tom Reed spent the last two weeks crisscrossing the eleven-county district holding roundtables, meeting with small businesses and wrapping up his 137th town hall. The consistent theme Reed heard during each conversation was the frustration taxpayers have with … Continue reading

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