Category Archives: Congress

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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Advice and Consent

He shall have the Power, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate…–Constitution Article II, Section 2 Brian Leiter is a professor at the University of Chicago Law School. In the Washington Post he writes: Given the complexity … Continue reading

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Health Insurance

Liberals rage against the Trump-Ryan plan for a lot of reasons, but most of it boils down to anger that fewer people will have coverage. Conservatives are raging too, because, as Kentucky Senator Paul put it, Congress’s proposal will “do … Continue reading

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Tom Reed’s statement on the Congressional Budget Office’s report on the American Health Care Act

I have no problem with people saying Obama cares. I do care!–Barack Obama Tom Reed wrote on facebook: The CBO’s estimate confirms that a more patient-centered health care system is finally on the way for hard working American families. These … Continue reading

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How to Spot Fake News

Carolyn Thompson, in an article written for the Associated Press, advises on how to spot fake news. Here are her suggestions: Consider where it was first published? Is there a source? Is the source reliable? Has it been “fact checked?” … Continue reading

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Rep. Capuano (D-MA) on Immigration Policy

Rep. Capuano (D-MA) writes: Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, issued two Memoranda, ‘Implementing the President’s Border Security’ and ‘Immigration Enforcement Improvements Policies and Enforcement of the Immigration Laws to Serve the National Interest.’  These documents appear to have been written … Continue reading

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Positive and negative concepts

As we work to unite this district there are liberal groups attempting to drive us apart and bully us into supporting their extreme agenda.–Tom Reed George Lakoff suggests that progressives “frame the debate” by choosing positive language. For example, he … Continue reading

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