Category Archives: Political


Our very damaged president views the world in terms of personal loyalty. Loyalty to the country, or anything greater, is beyond his understanding. The real criminals are the Republicans who go along with him, knowing that he is fundamentally weakening … Continue reading

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Today’s news

The president lies to the American people. Sarah Huckabee stands in front of the country and lies every single day. I protected myself, because this is a White House where everybody lies.–Omarosa I think now our argument is that when … Continue reading

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Insurance, a common misunderstanding

Last week, we had an opportunity to sit down with local senior citizens to discuss the future of Social Security, Medicare and other pressing issues. We always have good conversations with these folks and look forward to voicing their concerns … Continue reading

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Facts emerge–L’affaire Dreyfus

It is only by examining the case in detail that a picture emerges, not of virtue at grips with villainy, but of fallible human beings pulled this way and that by their beliefs, their loyalties, their prejudices, their ambitions, and … Continue reading

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Not caring but cruel

I care about … –Rep. Tom Reed Tom Reed’s mantra is “I care” A caring person can’t be cruel, yet Tom Reed’s indifference to human needs is cruel. Here are some overt examples: Lower taxes for the rich, benefit cuts … Continue reading

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The Diabetic Vision Loss and Blindness Prevention Act of 2018

I am committed to making sure those with diabetes have easier access to care.–Rep. Tom Reed, facebook, July 31 Reportedly, Rep. Tom Reed (R-NY) and Rep. Terri Sewell (D-AL)  have introduced The Diabetic Vision Loss and Blindness Prevention Act of … Continue reading

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Why intern?

Tom’s interns report on their experiences: I was able better understand how the government functions… …to better understand what and who make our Republic function… This internship has given me insight on how things work in Congress… My work in … Continue reading

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