Category Archives: Shutdown

Reed blames Obama & Plumb for Terrorist Attack

Rep. Tom Reed has commented about the Orlando Tragedy through a Press Release and his Campaign Facebook page. His June 12th (after the Orlando Massacre ) Campaign Facebook comment was:  Our world has been shaken by terrorism repeatedly, but Obama still … Continue reading

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Tough Town Hall Questions for Rep. Reed

  Congress Tom Reed will be hold a series of Town Hall Meetings on Saturday, February 20. He has not announced his schedule, yet, but the Town of Starkey (Yates) Clerk let the secret out when she announced that he … Continue reading

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Keep America Great!

Finger Lakes Times (Geneva) columnist Peter Mitchell asked  “If we’re not a great country now, when were we great, and what will take to get is back there?” in this week’s column titled “The ‘Make America Great’ Myth”. First Mitchell identified four … Continue reading

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When Rep. Reed says he cares …

I voted in support of the American Security Against Foreign Enemies Act because I care about keeping Americans safe by keeping terrorists out of our country. — Tom Reed Tom Reed may care more about embarrassing our President and our … Continue reading

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What are the GOP’s concerns?

What are the GOP’s concerns? Here are some things that they seem unconcerned about: Climate change Environmental pollution Economic collapse Government shutdown Default Unemployment Underfunded schools Disabled persons’ plight Poverty Drought Oligarchy ISIS Deteriorating infrastructure Domestic Terrorism Mass murder War … Continue reading

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Evolving politics

Reportedly Senator Ted Cruz will run for President as an unabashed conservative, presenting himself as an alternative to the “mushy middle.” However, Jeb Bush, who famously said he might have to lose the primary to win the election, recognizes that … Continue reading

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Yet another GOP dilemma

Yet another dilemma: the GOP has to walk a fine line once again. The GOP  leadership seeks to avoid a government shutdown without splitting the party, so the House must pass a funding bill. They could: Pass a bill that … Continue reading

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Martha Robertson is the right choice for students and young people.

The following article was written by guest columnist Paolo Cremidis, from Elmira, NY. Paolo is a friend of the New NY 23rd and is in his last semester at Brooklyn College. He is working on a double  major –Political Science and Journalism. … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, Constituents, Economics, Education, Environmental, Hydrofracking/Gas& Oil Industry, pro-life/pro-choice, Reed's Views, Shutdown, Veterans | Tagged , , , , | 37 Comments

Export Import Bank, Part 2

Has the tea party wing of the GOP found a new bugaboo: crony capitalism. In an article titled “Long-building conservative anger at Export-Import Bank reaches boiling point,” authors  Zachary Goldfarb and Holly Yeager write: What began as a pet issue for a handful … Continue reading

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How Tom Reed fools right-leaning voters and how they fool themselves

Watch what we do, not what we say — John Mitchell, Nixon’s first Attorney General, 1969 How does Tom fool right-leaning voters? By telling them what they want to hear. However, his words usually don’t match his actions. He promises to … Continue reading

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