Tag Archives: Medicare

Reed and Robertson on Medicare

Jason Jordan, in the Hornell Evening Tribune, in an article posted Oct. 14, 2014, writes about Tom Reed and Martha Robertson’s views on Medicare. He first quotes Martha Robertson: “For all the seniors across the Southern Tier, Finger Lakes, and Western … Continue reading

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Candidates’ forum on Social Security and Medicare

At a political candidates’ forum on Social Security and Medicare today in Big Flats, Martha Robertson, the Democratic candidate for 23rd Congressional District, debated with an empty chair. Congressman Tom Reed, R-Corning, was invited to the forum, but chose not to … Continue reading

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The legitimate object of government

The legitimate object of government, is to do for a community of people, whatever they need to have done, but can not do, at all, or can not, so well do, for themselves—in their separate, and individual capacities.–A. Lincoln The … Continue reading

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Alliance for Retired Americans vs. Rep. Tom Reed

Rep. Tom Reed has earned an 11% rating from the Alliance for Retired Americans for his 2013 voting record. They identified 10 votes that “protected the health and economic security of seniors, strengthen families and build safe and thriving communities.” Our … Continue reading

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Tom Reed’s half truths

Tom Reed’s ad, which came in the mail today, claims that Tom cares about our Seniors’ Priorities–hogwash. On the side of the postcard with Tom’s picture, the ad claims: Protect Social Security and Medicare Tom doesn’t mention that he would … Continue reading

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“An Unlikely Truth”: A Novel, A Philosophy & A Strategy

An Unlikely Truth by John Rachel “An Unlikely Truth” ((Literary Vagabond Books, 2014) is a political novel that might be of interest to readers of a political blog like the New NY 23rd. It is more than entertainment; it promotes the author’s progressive philosophy and … Continue reading

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Rep. Reed Calls for ‘Scrapping’ Health Care

The following was written by George Koutsos of Martha Robertson’s Campaign Congressman Reed’s Republican Weekly Address Calls For ‘Scrapping’ Health Care; Seniors will pay more for Medicare, those with pre-existing conditions and children up to age 26 could lose coverage … Continue reading

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