Tag Archives: Debates

Tracy Mitrano disagrees

Debates help voters understand what a campaign represents and each candidate’s stance on various issues. — Tracy Mitrano Tom Reed  “introduced the Help Act to allow federal prosecutors access to more severe penalties when prosecuting certain drug cases, and has … Continue reading

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More political debates — please

This article was written by Michael Fitzgerald, and published in the Finger Lakes Times on Sunday, September 23, in his WRITE ON column   The best political news in weeks — maybe months — was published right here in the … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

League of Women Voters in NY-23

The League of Women Voters (men as well as women are encouraged to join) has chapters in at least Chautauqua, Chemung, Ontario, Steuben, Schuyler, Tioga, and Tompkins counties. The League of Women Voters is non-partisan, supports good government.   … http://www.lwvchautauqua.orgContinue reading

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WRITE ON: It’s non-debatable — voters must demand serious debates

This article was written by Michael J. Fitzgerald as his weekly column, “WRITE ON” in the Finger Lakes Times (Geneva).  It was published on Friday, June 3. Fitzgerald’s third novel, “The Devil’s Pipeline” is planned for publication early next year.  If there … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, Congress, Hydrofracking/Gas& Oil Industry, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 8 Comments

The big debate squabble

We will not win if we just complain about how bad things are.–Jeb Bush A Republican nominee should “lose the primary to win the general without violating your principles.”–Jeb Bush “Let’s get away from this top-down planning.”— Bobby Jindal. Reince Priebus … Continue reading

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Should John Plumb agree to debates with Tom Reed?

Should John Plumb agree to debates with Tom Reed? Perhaps not. Debate may have helped Nate Shinagawa, but arguably did little to help Martha Robertson. Here are some considerations: The debate with Nate Shinagawa at Hobart and William Smith college, … Continue reading

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