Category Archives: Political

Tom Reed at the border

Oh, the grand old Duke of York; He had ten thousand men; He marched them up to the top of the hill, And he marched them down again. Veni vidi vici. — Julius Caesar On August 18, an op-ed by Tom … Continue reading

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Does the GOP want Trump reelected?

President Trump is following through on his promise and standing up for American interests. I have no doubt that the disruptive policies of this administration will bring these countries (Mexico, Canada, and the European Union) to the table for a … Continue reading

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Explain it to me, Tom

This article, by Lee Marcus, is published here with permission of the author. EXPLAIN IT TO ME, TOM Children’s literature has a parable for our times in The Emperor’s New Clothes, by Hans Christian Andersen. It goes like this: the … Continue reading

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Love it or leave it

During the Vietnam war, we were often urged to love it or leave it. If you didn’t have a flag pin in your lapel, if you had long hair, were a university student or graduate, or were suspected of voting … Continue reading

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Push back

In Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain wrote about a black lawyer from the free state of Illinois, well dressed and riding a horse. Pa Finn was outraged; how could a black man have a horse when he didn’t? Did President Obama, … Continue reading

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Discarded talking points

Anyone abusing their power to spy on a campaign in America must be held accountable.–Rep Tom Reed, May 17, 2019 No one is above the law.–Rep Tom Reed, May 17, 2019 What sort of people have we become? Honesty Constitution … Continue reading

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Liberty U. commencement address

Leonard Pitts, Jr. discusses VP Pence’s commencement address … when Pence warned the graduates about being derided for their beliefs, he obviously had neither the poor nor the outcast in mind. So, as everyone who heard him surely understood, what he … Continue reading

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