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A TALE OF TWO MEETINGS – ALLEGANY COUNTY STYLE

I attended two very different meetings this past week. On Monday (February 13th) I attended the Allegany County Legislature session in Belmont. On Saturday (February 18th) I attended a Town Hall meeting with Congressman Tom Reed at the Town of … Continue reading

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THE RULE OF LAW (“OUR NATION IS IN DIRE PERIL”)

I fear for the future of our nation. News accounts report that many politicians and celebrities are calling for protest and opposition to our duly elected President and Congress. I am troubled that many appear committed to blocking and opposing … Continue reading

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ELECTION 2016 – WHAT HAPPENED, AND WHAT DIDN’T HAPPEN

It has been about 3 weeks since the 2016 election concluded. Donald Trump is currently the President-Elect, though Clinton and Stein have filed for recounts in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania. It appears that they will have to achieve reversals in … Continue reading

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WHEN IS THE “NEWS” NOT THE “NEWS”?

The dictionary defines “news” as “a report of recent events.” Based on that definition most of what is reported on television, radio, cable and internet doesn’t qualify as “news.” This is especially true of political reporting, but is also true … Continue reading

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REFLECTIONS ON POLITICS – 2016 STYLE

We are in the midst of the presidential selection (primary) cycle that occurs every four years. Since Barack Obama cannot run for re-election, and Vice-President Joe Biden has chosen not to run, we have a rare situation where there is … Continue reading

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