Category Archives: Political

What happened to Republican orthodoxy?

  How strangely will the Tools of a Tyrant pervert the plain Meaning of Words!–Samuel Adams   Opposing war Before both wars with Germany, Presidents Wilson and Roosevelt waited for attacks to sway public opinion before asking Congress for a … Continue reading

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A big change

  October 11, 2017 cover photo: Tom as the “good shepherd” stands above politics. January 4, 2017 cover photo: Family, flags, GOP Speaker Ryan, fake smiles. Do these photos reflect a change in campaign strategy? Is Tom Reed distancing himself … Continue reading

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Tax Reform Issues

The time is now to make real reforms to our broken and dated tax code. I am committed to working in a bipartisan fashion in the House, with the White House, and partners in the Senate to find a consensus … Continue reading

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A campaign dilemma

I am calling on Gov. Cuomo to stop politicizing tragedies like the massacre in Las Vegas. The Las Vegas tragedy was a horrible event that has shaken the lives of so many of our fellow Americans and events like this … Continue reading

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What will Tom Reed say?

It was great to see my good friend, Congressman Steve Scalise,¬†¬†return to the House today. His recovery from the tragic shooting in June is remarkable. We in Congress, now more than ever, need to come together and focus on what … Continue reading

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Tax loopholes aren’t the problem

Tax loopholes aren’t the problem, they are a symptom of a problem–Congress is the problem. Tax loopholes don’t grow on trees, they are enacted by Congress. Some may serve a worthwhile purpose, others only serve to reward special interests. It … Continue reading

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Forced partiotism

It is offensive for anyone, especially children, to be forced to conform with someone else’s concept of patriotism. I remember when the the religious phrase was added to the Pledge of Allegiance. We were assured that we need not say … Continue reading

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