Tag Archives: Ukraine

Corning Farewell

They met some big wheels, and do not    Let you forget it. — Auden I went to Tom Reed’s April 21st Corning farewell meeting and found it interesting. There were about 30 people there mostly family, staff, and government … Continue reading

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How we got where we are

Trump was using Ukraine as a plaything for his own purposes — Fiona Hill quoted by Robert Draper Robert Draper, interviewing Fiona Hill, reports missteps by several US Administrations with respect to V. Putin in The New York Times Magazine. … Continue reading

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Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905)

The Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905) was fought between the Empire of Japan and the Russian Empire  over rival imperial ambitions in Manchuria and Korea.  The Russian and Japanese empires were exhausted by the war, faced domestic unrest, and having little to gain by continuing the struggle, accepted President Theodore … Continue reading

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Rep. Tom Reed speaks his mind

“We need to emerge out of this weakness that we now find ourselves in America because we are divided politically, we are $30 trillion in national debt, (and) the military forces in China and others are growing exponentially while ours … Continue reading

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The Powell Doctrine

What’s the point of having this superb military … if we can’t use it? — Madeleine Albright The Powell Doctrine states that a list of questions all have to be answered affirmatively before military action is taken by the United … Continue reading

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False arguments

The spin is dizzying: Unemployment is down, so Trump did no wrong. Trump gave Ukraine more aid than Obama, so he did no wrong. Trump is popular, so he did no wrong. Ukraine eventually got the aid, so there was … Continue reading

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NPR interview with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

All Things Considered co-host Mary Louise Kelly interviews Secretary of State Mike Pompeo about U.S. policy in Iran and about the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch. https://www.npr.org/2020/01/24/798579754/transcript-nprs-full-interview-with-secretary-of-state-mike-pompeo    

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Tom Reed on Ukraine Scandal

An article by Rick Miller in the  “Olean Times Herald” reports Tom Reed’s views on the “Ukraine situation.” Miller reports: Rep. Tom Reed took aim Thursday at “extreme-left” Democrats he said were eager to overthrow the election and impeach President … 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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How far the Grand Old Party has Fallen

The following article was submitted by New NY 23rd reader Deb Meeker. As the President of the United States and his Administration continues to deal with – Abroad: *ISIS created crisis in Iraq and Syria *the Palestinian and Israeli conflict *Russia’s continued attempt … Continue reading

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