Category Archives: Political

Tom Reed’s 2017 financial disclosure

Reports are due May 15 of the following year. The House has 30 days more to post them. It isn’t clear why they wait till the last minute. It appears that Tom Reed reported the same figures in 2018 for … Continue reading

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Pay Equity

With our REDUCE Act, we will hold universities accountable for investing back into education for students and not for luxury facilities being built at colleges and universities across the nation.–Rep. Tom Reed Wage discrimination is not a rare or isolated … Continue reading

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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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Presidential Pardon

But the principal argument for reposing the power of pardoning in this case to the Chief Magistrate is this: in seasons of insurrection or rebellion, there are often critical moments, when a welltimed offer of pardon to the insurgents or … Continue reading

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When you are innocent … act like it

“When you are innocent … act like it,” Trey Gowdy “Our recollection keeps changing” on the Trump Tower meeting–Rudy Giuliani I have the absolute right to pardon myself–President Trump What does Robert Mueller know and what will he do about it? … Continue reading

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A government of laws, not of men

A government of laws, not of men.–John Adams inspired by James Harrington It is for public opinion (to decide), because eventually the decision here is going to be impeach or not impeach. Members of Congress, Democrats and Republicans, are going to … Continue reading

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Prison Reform

The narrow prison reform bill backed by the White House and being considered by Congress is an incomplete starting point for fixing our broken justice system, ….–Brennan Center for Justice Giving men and women in prison the opportunity to earn … Continue reading

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