Monthly Archives: May 2017

“Drain the Swamp?” — Please

President Trump signed an executive order in late January — echoing language first endorsed by Mr. Obama — ostensibly prohibiting lobbyists and lawyers hired as political appointees from working for two years on “particular” government matters that involved their former … Continue reading

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Trump’s Budget from Hell

This is a budget from hell.  Increases for defense and the wall that will ultimately raise the total expenditures, despite the ill-advised cuts.  So, Mr. Zeldin, are you going to say something now, or tow the party line? Trump wants … Continue reading

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Cruelty Wrapped in a Lie

Published by The Guardian Trump’s budget: major slashes to social programs – but $1.6bn for the wall Millions of people stand to lose Medicaid access, alongside cuts to welfare and food stamps, under a proposed budget that still has numerous … Continue reading

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Australians have “better health care than we do”!

Letter to the Editor of the East Hampton Star. May 18, 2017, by Peggy Backman In a recent op-ed in an online newsletter, congressman Zeldin tries to answer what he calls lies about the work-in-progress Trumpcare. However, he fails to … Continue reading

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We are Angry

By Amy Turner. Shame on Lee Zeldin! We’re angry that Rep. Lee Zeldin voted for a healthcare bill that is condemned by local and national health practitioners and will hurt our families. Rep. Zeldin has continued to lie about the … Continue reading

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Shame on Zeldin Rally

About 1 week ago, CD-1 citizens held a rally in front of Rep. Zeldin’s Patchogue offices.  “Shame on Zeldin” was the battle cry referring to LZ’s vote for Trumpcare (AHCA).  By my estimate 150 people attended. There were 4 speakers: … Continue reading

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Thanks for Voting for Trumpcare, Mr. Zeldin!

Printed in the Three Village Times Herald this week: Thank you Rep. Lee Zeldin for voting “yes” for Trumpcare in the U.S. House of Representatives. This bill slashes insurance subsidies, makes drastic cuts to Medicaid, guts pre-existing condition protection, de-funds planned parenthood and makes insurance less … Continue reading

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