Your Voice: Political

  • Where to Start with Carbon Emissions

    Alright, you get it! The world is warming, your maple syrup is in danger, our summers threaten to be hotter for much, much longer. Let’s say you’re invested in helping, though perhaps not to a massive extent...

  • It’s Time to Protect the Peace Corps

    As the Trump Administration and Congress continue to respond to the coronavirus pandemic, there’s an important federal program whose needs must not be forgotten: The Peace Corps. I know of Peace Corps’ global importance first-hand, as a...

  • Unprepared for Coronavirus

    No one is blaming President Trump for the Coronavirus but we do blame him and his administration for being unprepared and his slow lackadaisical response. In an October 2019 report, officials at the Departments of Homeland Security,...

  • Sanctuary policies

    Chris Jacobs, in a TV ad, said he would oppose sanctuary cities. Sanctuary cities did not happen because city and state leaders want to oppose the federal government, it happened because city leaders want to reduce fear...

  • We Need To “Means-Test” Social Security Benefits

    There is absolutely no good reason for politicians (mostly conservative-Republicans)to scare our senior citizens by threatening to cut Social Security Retirement benefits. There is no “crisis.” Virtually every serious, non-biased study has concluded that the Social Security...

  • Why I Fear The Republicans In The US Congress

    I fear the Republican Party members of the US House of Representatives and the US Senate. They are my #1 “nemesis.” They are much more “conservative” than are the conservative-Republican citizens who they are supposed to represent....

  • Republicans On Cutting Social Security Benefits

    I have come across something that is very interesting in my studies and research on and about “politics.” It is something that my “sixth sense” told me was true, but that is never enough of a reason...

  • Why I Am Becoming A Liberal/Progressive REPUBLICAN

    I want my neighbors to know why I am becoming a “liberal/progressive” REPUBLICAN: 1. Too many national Democrats who are women come across to me as being “anti-men” and as disliking men. 2. Because research indicates that...

  • Picking the Best Candidate

    Patty Jo Groenendaal is the Endorsed Republican Party candidate and the Libertarian Party candidate for the position of Hamlin Town Clerk. I have known Patty Jo for many years – both as a co-worker while she served...

  • Every American Needs To Read This Book

    Every American Need s To Read This Book: Jane Mayer, “DARK MONEY: The Hidden History Of The Billionaires Behind The Rise of The Radical Right.” The book exposes the many groups, organizations, and individuals who make up...

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