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Military endorsements

Trump claims 88 endorsements, Clinton 95 and counting.. Candidate Endorsements Reference Donald Trump 88 CNN 9/06/2016 Hillary Clinton 95 The Hill 9/07/16 Mitt Romney 500 The Atlantic 9/06/12 John McCain 300 CNN 9/06/2016 Barack Obama  ? Several important ones per … Continue reading

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San Bernardino from a Woman’s Point of View

This article was written by Cath Kestler, Activist and resident of Silver Creek for the past 31 years. Last Wednesday, it was late in the afternoon as I sat at my dining room table putting pen to paper making a “To … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Lady Liberty’s Beacon Go Out!

This article was submitted by Cath Kestler, a Silver Creek resident Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame, With conquering limbs astride from land to land; Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand A mighty woman with a … Continue reading

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House Refuses to Discuss the Use of Military Action

On a frigid Friday last February, our congressman, Rep. Tom Reed held a special Town Hall Meeting in Penn Yan to discuss our country’s Foreign Affairs, The New NY 23rd’s report of this event can be found here. Below is … Continue reading

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Rep. Reed’s Penn Yan Town Hall Meeting, February 20, 2015

“Follow up to our phone conversation. Confirming that Tom Reed has reserved the village board room from 5 pm – 6:30 pm on Feb. 20th for a public town hall meeting to discuss issues of the day (FYI we will be … Continue reading

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Tom Reed listens at the Southeast Steuben County Library

I met with Dick Cheney–Tom Reed I attended Tom Reed’s listening meeting at the Southeast Steuben County Library on Friday, Sept. 12, 2014. I counted ten constituents–five men and five women–plus Tom’s entourage. Tom passed out a map of the Levant … Continue reading

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Rep. Capuano (D-MA) reports to his constituents

President Obama’s Address to the Nation on ISIS While I do appreciate that President Obama shared his approach to destroying ISIS this week, I still firmly believe that he must seek Congressional approval soon. I think the President has the authority … Continue reading

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Can President Obama save the Levant?

To stand a chance of success, the strategy will need regional buy-in to attempt to shut down financial support and fighter recruitment that provide the Islamic State group with its strategic depth. To this end, the US tabled a UN … Continue reading

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The War Hawks are back

I’m suggesting (we) change our posture … from a military superpower to a humanitarian superpower.–Howard Zinn Sebastian Payne and Robert Costa, writing for the Washington Post, give many examples of hawkish statements by Republicans. Here is a sample from the … Continue reading

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Good guys and bad guys

Many Americans, including our Representatives in Congress, are conflicted over American policy toward Iraq. No wonder–the question is complicated and confusing. To understand the problem, you need a crib sheet. From an American perspective, here’s mine. Good guys Bad guys … Continue reading

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