Category Archives: Reed’s Views

H.R. 2213–will this bill become law?

H.R. 2213–will this bill become law, should it?“ For more than two decades, the Work Opportunity Tax Credit has proven to be highly effective in ensuring individuals on public assistance can make the transition to private sector jobs. In fact, … Continue reading

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Two Network Neutrality Bills

“CenturyLink serves on the board of USTelecom, which spent $42.13 million on lobbying from 2010 – 2017. USTelecom’s lobbying against net neutrality has attracted attention …” CenturyLink 2018 Annual Report (Tom Reed invested in Level 3 Communications, merged with CenturyLink) … Continue reading

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H.R. 8 — “To require a background check for every firearm sale.”

Why laws with loopholes, one wonders? H.R. 8 — “To require a background check for every firearm sale.” Well, maybe not every one. An amendment, offered by Mr. Van Drew, numbered 4 printed in Part A of House Report 116-14 to clarify that … Continue reading

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Political Glossary

“When I use a word,” Humpty Dumpty said, in rather a scornful tone, “it means just what I choose it to mean—neither more nor less.” “The question is,” said Alice, “whether you can make words mean so many different things.” “The question is,” said Humpty Dumpty, “which … Continue reading

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Health Care Revisited

“Ways and Means Republicans have voted to defund, undercut, and undermine our country’s health care system.”–Rep. Gwen Moore, D-Wis. “They have made it clear as day that they care more about the cost of the ACA than the value of … Continue reading

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Be careful what you wish for

In his memoir, Travels with Herodotus, Ryszard Kapuscinski tells the story of a Persian potentate intent on making war with a neighboring tribe. The tribe’s queen predicts that the Persian will get his fill of blood if he persists. As … Continue reading

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Will Tom Reed vote for Nancy Pelosi?

With the facts on our side, we stood up to hypocrisy and disinformation from liberal politicians like Andrew Cuomo, Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi… — Tom Reed reelection campaign mailing   Will Tom Reed vote for Nancy Pelosi? It seems unlikely, … Continue reading

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