Category Archives: Political

Tom Reed at Gerry

  U.S. Rep. Tom Reed said President Donald Trump’s decision to coordinate a U.S. led airstrike against chemical weapon facilities in Syria was a “reasonable action” meant to send a message to dictator Bashar Assad.–Eric Tichy, The Post-Journal “The use of weapons … Continue reading

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Tariff

We put tariffs on the table as part of the president’s initiative of putting an American first and American interest on equal footing when it comes to American trade policy going forward with our trading partners.  And as those tariffs … Continue reading

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Can we recognize foreign propaganda?

We have met the enemy and he is us.–Pogo (Walt Kelly) Can we recognize foreign propaganda? Often not, because the ideas are our own. In the 1956 movie, Forbidden Planet, Dr. Edward Morbius has discovered and mastered powerful machinery that magnifies his … Continue reading

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Thinking about Syria

After hearing from several hundred constituents at our Syria listening sessions and from phone calls and emails to our office, it is clear United States military action in Syria is not what residents of the 23rd district want. Absent some … Continue reading

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Vote them out

If they have an A rating from the NRA, they don’t represent us. Vote them out. We need representatives who will support reasonable gun control measures to protect lives, especially the lives of children. Enough!

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Trump’s ideal budget process

I will never sign another bill like this again. –Trump Trump lamented the “ridiculous situation that took place over the last week,” saying the bill was quickly put together and lawmakers were given little time to read through it. A … Continue reading

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Does the IRS have a problem, really?

U.S. Rep. Tom Reed, R-Corning, said in his weekly press call Tuesday that he and his fellow Republicans on the House Ways and Means Committee will put forward legislation to address long call hold times with the IRS as volume … Continue reading

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