Category Archives: Reed’s Views

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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Not caring but cruel

I care about … –Rep. Tom Reed Tom Reed’s mantra is “I care” A caring person can’t be cruel, yet Tom Reed’s indifference to human needs is cruel. Here are some overt examples: Lower taxes for the rich, benefit cuts … Continue reading

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The Diabetic Vision Loss and Blindness Prevention Act of 2018

I am committed to making sure those with diabetes have easier access to care.–Rep. Tom Reed, facebook, July 31 Reportedly, Rep. Tom Reed (R-NY) and Rep. Terri Sewell (D-AL)¬† have introduced The Diabetic Vision Loss and Blindness Prevention Act of … Continue reading

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A goofy editorial

Reed pushes for congressional sanity Published July 29 in the Buffalo News. The editors seem to accept Reed’s sincerity, which is a dubious assumption at best. The politically polarized U.S. House of Representatives is often the place where legislation goes … Continue reading

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Why say liberal with a sneer?

The root meaning of liberal from Latin “liber” is “free.” It is related to liberty, liberation and learning. Many founding fathers were liberals; Madison and Jefferson rejected monarchy; they envisioned a government for a free people with liberty and justice … Continue reading

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Tax Reform

Trump tax cut benefits all congressional districts up to $44,697 per family. –Kevin McCarthy, GOP Majority Leader, July 24 … record setting optimism is no accident. It is a reflection of the game-changing tax reform passed six months ago. Manufacturers … Continue reading

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Democrats

The end of the first quarter is the first chance for Nancy Pelosi and Andrew Cuomo to see how our campaign stacks up to the 7 Extreme Ithaca Liberals¬†who are campaigning against us this year.–Rep. Tom Reed What do Andrew … Continue reading

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