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Insidious dogma

Apr 28, 2014 … Tom Reed spent the last two weeks crisscrossing the eleven-county district holding roundtables, meeting with small businesses and wrapping up his 137th town hall. The consistent theme Reed heard during each conversation was the frustration taxpayers have with … Continue reading

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Balanced Budget Baloney

You balance your budget and live within your means. Washington should do the same.–Rep. Tom Reed (R-NY) Is Tom right to link a balanced budget to “living within your means? Certainly not. An individual might take on debt to buy … Continue reading

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Rep. Amash, a fiscal conservative, on the budget

“I would rather keep all the levels (of spending) lower and stick to the sequester. But there are people in leadership who live outside of reality and want to increase things that Republicans like and pretend Democrats don’t exist.–Rep. Amash … Continue reading

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Recent votes in the House

Why does Rep. Reed vote as he does? His constituents can only wonder. Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI) reports on his votes; Tom Reed seldom does. Consequently, even when we know how Rep. Reed voted, we seldom understand his reasoning. Tom … Continue reading

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