Tag Archives: Tom Reed

Who knows what the future holds?

No one can predict what the future holds, but it is interesting to speculate: In 2016, Trump won NY-23 57% to 43%. Tom Reed lagged Trump by three percent, winning over Tracy Mitrano 54% to 46%. National polls today have … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Two interesting interviews

She Calls Her Opponent a ‘Racist,’ He Calls Her a ‘Radical’: Catching Up With Tracy Mitrano J.D. ’95 By Amanda H. Cronin and Alec Giufurta She Calls Her Opponent a ‘Racist,’ He Calls Her a ‘Radical’: Catching Up With Tracy Mitrano J.D. ’95 … Continue reading

Posted in 2020, Campaign Finances, Campaigning, Congress, Constituents, Education, Environmental, gay rights, Gun Violence, Health Care, Political, Racism | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Tom Reed’s local fundraising

From FEC data TOM REED FOR CONGRESS (C00464032) City Individual Contributions (excluding duplicates) Corning 20 (several from Tom’s associates) Dunkirk None Elmira 7 (four from one family, many from Tom’s sister Mary) Ithaca 7 Jamestown 5 (three from one family) … Continue reading

Posted in 2020, Campaign Finances | Tagged | Leave a comment

Tom Reed’s 2019 Financial Disclosure

Reports are due May 15 of the following year. The House has 30 days more to post them. It isn’t clear why Tom waits till the last minute. Tom requested a 90 day extension this year; it isn’t clear why. … Continue reading

Posted in Congress, Political | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Explain it to me, Tom

This article, by Lee Marcus, is published here with permission of the author. EXPLAIN IT TO ME, TOM Children’s literature has a parable for our times in The Emperor’s New Clothes, by Hans Christian Andersen. It goes like this: the … Continue reading

Posted in Political, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 9 Comments

What Do You Care What Other People Think?

“What Do You Care What Other People Think?”is the second of two books of oral reminiscences of American physicist Richard Feynman. Feynman explains that this was the advice given by his wife. This advice seems to have served him well. … Continue reading

Posted in Congress, Political | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Will Tom Reed vote for Nancy Pelosi?

With the facts on our side, we stood up to hypocrisy and disinformation from liberal politicians like Andrew Cuomo, Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi… — Tom Reed reelection campaign mailing   Will Tom Reed vote for Nancy Pelosi? It seems unlikely, … Continue reading

Posted in Reed's Views | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Rep. Mark Pocan on No Labels

Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI) on “No Labels” (I think we already knew.) No Labels is slick, and I got duped. But no other current or newly elected member of Congress should fall for its shtick. No Labels is a centrist, … Continue reading

Posted in Campaigning, Political | Tagged , , , | 8 Comments

Did NY-23 candidates do as expected?

With some assumptions, I have computed the expected vote for Tom Reed and Tracy Mitrano. The actual vote is strikingly similar to the expected vote. Assumptions: Republicans, Conservatives, and those registered with the Independence Party prefer the Republican Party candidate. … Continue reading

Posted in 2018 | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Pick a PAC

Hundreds of Political Action Committees (PACs) have contributed to Tom Reed. These PACS collect money from many donors and distribute some of it to many recipients. I picked one PAC to study –“What a Country! PAC.” Here is what I … Continue reading

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