Category Archives: Trump

Militarism

We have the greatest military in the world…We have given them total authorization…If you look at what’s happened over the last eight weeks and compare that really with what’s happened over the last eight years, you’ll see there’s a tremendous … Continue reading

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Taxes

What I’m willing to discuss is the way we change Medicaid to get costs under control.–Tom Reed I care about creating a more fair tax code that encourages job creation and builds a business climate that helps our communities thrive.–Tom … Continue reading

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Syrian use of chemical weapons revisited

In 2013, Syrian atrocities provoked President Obama to threaten the use of force to destroy chemical weapons. Obama asked Congress to approve the limited use of force. Rep. Tom Reed held “listening sessions.” He opposed President Obama’s request. He said … Continue reading

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Can our government be serious?

Can we be serious? Withdraw funding for United Nations Population Fund Reduce foreign aid other than military aid. Burn more coal. It isn’t unusual for a Republican Administration to cut aid for family planning. But why? Overpopulation, reduced food aid, … Continue reading

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Nepotism

Nepotism is favoritism shown to a relative in conferring office or privilege. The term comes from favoritism shown in church appointments in times past. Nepotism doesn’t depend on : Whether an office is a paid position or not. Whether the … Continue reading

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Climate Solutions Caucus

A timely article written by Bette Ek; published here with permission. Probably most people have heard that Tom Reed is now part of a new group of 17 Republicans (and 17 Democrats) who have called for Congress to address the … Continue reading

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Single Mothers

When you start looking at places that we reduce spending, one of the questions we asked was, can we really continue to ask a coal miner in West Virginia or a single mom in Detroit to pay for these programs? … Continue reading

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