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Did you get your postcard yet?

On May 12, Tom Reed wrote on his facebook page: The postcards to notify constituents of my next town hall meeting are ready to be mailed out. This meeting will take place two weeks from today, on Tuesday, May 26. Did … Continue reading

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Attendance at Tom Reed’s 2015 Townhall Meetings

Tom neglected to publicize the March 14th meetings including the meeting in Atlanta, NY with a timely press release, but available attendance data suggest that this made little if any difference. Place Atlanta Elmira Owego Penn Yan Portland Date Sat., … Continue reading

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Has Rep. Reed become complacent and defensive?

Handily elected to a third full term, Tom has become increasingly complacent and defensive. Here is evidence of that. Tom never made much use of his official website “reed.house.gov.” Lately, there are even more signs of indifference and neglect:  As … Continue reading

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Portland townhall meeting Feb. 21, 2015

Last week I held five town hall meetings covering issues related to property rights and ISIS. I always look forward to hearing from the people of the Southern Tier and Finger Lakes. Know I am taking your thoughts and suggestions … Continue reading

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Tom Reed in West Elmira Jan. 31, 2015

Forcing government to behave Tom Reed spoke to about 20 people at the Elmira Town Hall on Jan. 31, 2015; seven wore AARP shirts. Here are some notes I took during the meeting. Tom’s monologue: Defense of Property NYS fracking … 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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