Category Archives: Farm Bill

Tom Reed’s campaign strategy

There are certain things that strict fathers cannot be: A Loser, Corrupt, and especially not a Betrayer of Trust.–George Lakoff Tom Reed poses as a strict but caring father–he knows best what is good for us. Cut social spending to … Continue reading

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We have a Contested NYS Senate Race!

Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben, Yates and the western portion of Tompkins Counties make up the New York State Senatorial District #58. They have been represented by Republican Sen. Tom O’Mara since 2010 when the former Senator Winner surprisingly decided not to … Continue reading

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Food Labeling

Rep. Michael Capuano (D-MA) in his weekly emails often gives a unique perspective on action and inaction in Congress. Here he discusses H.R. 2393, the Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) Amendments Act of 2015. Food Labeling  On Wednesday the House considered … Continue reading

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Rep. Tom Reed, Man of Mystery

(Click on the letter twice to enlarge it) Is Rep. Reed in favor of GMO labeling? We can not tell from his response to Peter. It tells him that he (or someone on his staff) knows about the Genetically Engineered Foods … Continue reading

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No Labels National Strategic Agenda

The issues that unite us are far greater than those that divide us and we’re proud to join with No Labels as part of our effort to highlight those uniting issues. I care about the big issues we face as … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, Congress, Economics, Education, Environmental, Farm Bill, fracking, Health Care, Political, Reed's Views, Seniors, Sequester/Fiscal Cliff | Tagged , , , , , , | 19 Comments

Has the GOP changed it’s mind?

At a town hall meeting in 2011, Tom Reed is shown discussing a chart which shows the national debt growing unabated until 2080 and beyond. Tom used this chart repeatedly to illustrate his contention that government spending should be cut … Continue reading

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What Tom forgot to mention about fighting hunger

I am humbled to support legislation that works to meet the needs of those in our community who suffer from hunger.  My bill (H.R.644, Fighting Hunger Incentive Act of 2015) provides a direct benefit to our area charities and food banks … Continue reading

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Conservative to Reed: Why did we vote for you?

Rep. Tom Reed’s second town hall meeting on Saturday, December 12 was in Stanley, Town of Seneca (Ontario County). A relatively small crowd, about 20 to 25, came to listen/talk to our congressman. We had the regular routine of the Pledge … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, Constituents, Constitution, Data, Economics, EPA, Farm Bill, Reed's Views | Tagged , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Who cares about #ny23?

Tom Reed says he cares; Martha Robertson says she cares. But do voters care?     It appears that the voters have discounted the following: Reed’s business practices. Reed’s disreputable midnight swim. Reed’s late tax payments. Reed’s performance in office. … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, Congress, Constituents, Economics, Environmental, Farm Bill, fracking, Gun Violence, Health Care, Political, Reed's Views, Rights, Seniors, Veterans | Tagged , | 8 Comments

Wedge Issues

<> Wedge issues serve to split a political party or constituency. Republican Rep. Tom Reed spends much time talking about NYS matters having little to do with his office. Probably he sees these as wedge issues. <> Examples include: NYS … Continue reading

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