Tag Archives: Default

Brave or Foolish?

Some say smokers are brave. Knowingly, fearlessly facing early and unpleasant death, they remain calm and carefree.  Ought we celebrate their bravery or shake our heads at the foolishness? Similarly, Libertarians would take great risks with our economy. Experts say … Continue reading

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The GOP reforms itself

Kathleen Parker, in a column printed today in the Elmira Star-Gazette, tells us there is a new GOP. The GOP is no longer the party of NO. The GOP is now unified around a positive program–repeal Obamacare! Her evidence–the vote … Continue reading

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The GOP deserves defeat

Rep. Reed crows that he voted against raising the debt ceiling as if it were a badge of honor. He doesn’t mention default.  The United States has never defaulted on its debt, so the consequences are uncertain.  We have had … Continue reading

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Tom Reed on Default

  Feb 13, 2014 REP. TOM REED STAFF IN FREDONIA FEBRUARY 21ST FOR OFFICE HOURS Feb 11, 2014 REED ANNOUNCES 2014 “HOUSE STEM APP CHALLENGE” Issues: Education Feb 10, 2014 REED ON CBO REPORT: FEWER JOBS, FEWER INSURED BECAUSE OF OBAMACARE … Continue reading

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Business Leader Carl Hayden Endorses Martha Robertson for Congress, Joins Robertson in Denouncing Congressman Tom Reed’s Reckless Votes for Default and Shutdown

 Hayden and Robertson Call on Reed Not to Threaten and Vote for U.S. Default and Shutdown Again   Elmira – Carl Hayden, business leader and former Chancellor of the NY State Board of Regents, endorsed Martha Robertson, Chair of the Tompkins … Continue reading

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Rep. Tom Reed Votes “No” on Bill to Reopen Government, Avoid Default – WETM & other bits of news

The following link will take you to the WETM-TV (Channel 18, Elmira). It contains Rep. Reed’s comments about why he voted AGAINST reopening the government and avoid default. It also includes Martha Robertson’s comments on Reed’s congressional actions. Rep. Tom … Continue reading

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