Category Archives: Political

Ought we all register as Republicans?

I’m going to register as a Republican and tell all my friends to do so too. For people living in the 23rd district who read my blog, I recommend that we all register as Republicans. Why not register as Democrats … Continue reading

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Catch 22

In Joseph Heller’s novel, everything that sounds good has a catch that means it is too good to be true, at least for you. Politics is like that; here are some examples:     The President can be impeached, but … Continue reading

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Militarism

We have the greatest military in the world…We have given them total authorization…If you look at what’s happened over the last eight weeks and compare that really with what’s happened over the last eight years, you’ll see there’s a tremendous … Continue reading

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Election Results

                I thought to check if NY-23 election results corresponded to voter registration. Considering only Republicans and Democrats, I made this table. Candidate Votes (thousands) Party Registration (thousands) Democratic 106 130 Republican 137 … Continue reading

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Can our government be serious?

Can we be serious? Withdraw funding for United Nations Population Fund Reduce foreign aid other than military aid. Burn more coal. It isn’t unusual for a Republican Administration to cut aid for family planning. But why? Overpopulation, reduced food aid, … Continue reading

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Single Mothers

When you start looking at places that we reduce spending, one of the questions we asked was, can we really continue to ask a coal miner in West Virginia or a single mom in Detroit to pay for these programs? … Continue reading

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Collins Amendment

  I care deeply about reducing the property tax burden for people across the region, which is why I support this (Collins) amendment. These high taxes are hurting our seniors and causing young people to leave the state.–Tom Reed Why … Continue reading

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