Category Archives: Political

We have learned more about propaganda

The special counsel detailed how a Russian effort to widen divisions in American society launched in 2014 morphed into active support for the candidacy of Donald Trump.–David A. Graham, The Atlantic The indictment filed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller details … Continue reading

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Infrastructure

Our Greatest Threat is our National Debt.–Rep. Tom Reed This fake proposal  (Trump’s) will not address the serious infrastructure needs facing this country, so our potholed roads will get worse, our bridges and transit systems will become more dangerous, and … Continue reading

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Three more bad bills

Rep. Michael Capuano (D-MA) writes about three bad bills considered and passed by the House this week: Note: the three boldface bill titles are tounge-in-cheek. The End to Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act On Tuesday the House considered H.R. 772, the … Continue reading

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Is there a “golden mean” between extremes in politics?

  One might … conjecture that there is a limiting situation of some sort, a “boundary” with all convergent series on one side, all divergent series on the other side–at least as far as series with monotonic coefficients are concerned. … Continue reading

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Fire all

…my administration has already removed more than 1,500 VA. employees who failed to give our veterans the care they deserve. —DJT So tonight I call on Congress to empower every cabinet secretary with the authority to reward good workers and … Continue reading

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The State of the District: NY-23

Tom Reed won’t give a State of the District message. Here is what he might say if he did: We recently hosted a town hall in Chemung with Nucor employees on the positive impact of tax reform. Already we are … Continue reading

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Walls

Something there is that doesn’t love a wall…–Robert Frost Build a wall, and make Mexico pay for it–DJT A proverb is a simple and concrete saying, popularly known and repeated, that expresses a truth based on common sense or experience.   In … Continue reading

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