Category Archives: Congress

Reed’s nasty campaign mailing

Going negative One might think Tom Reed would run on his record; evidently he can’t or thinks it better to attack his opponent with false and misleading claims and unflattering images. Is “Tracy Mitrano a risky gamble for our families?” … Continue reading

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More Tax Benefits for the Wealthy

More Tax Benefits for the Wealthy Rep. Michael Capuano (D-MA) writes: The House considered H.R. 6760, the Protecting Family and Small Business Tax Cuts Act of 2018. The Joint Committee on Taxation has determined that this fiscally irresponsible legislation will … Continue reading

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The importance of keeping a diary

Excerpts from The Importance of being Earnest by Oscar Wilde. The first: Cecily.  I keep a diary in order to enter the wonderful secrets of my life.  If I didn’t write them down, I should probably forget all about them. … Continue reading

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What a Democratic House would do

Kennedy quote … they will overturn everything that we’ve done and they will do it quickly and violently.–DJT If President Trump is really worried, he might better relax–there is no way a Democratic majority in the House could  overturn much current legislation. … Continue reading

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Loyalty

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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