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I got constituent email from Rep. Adam Smith that included a link to a survey about what issues are important to me as a constituent.
The survey page asks “What issues matter most to you that you would like updates on?” and lists the following issues and no others.
What about decreasing militarism and military spending? Rep. Smith is Chair of the House Armed Services Committee, so you’d think he would have particular interest in that topic.
What about fixing our unfair and broken tax system? Getting money out of politics? Breaking up the Internet monopolies? Impeachment and exposing GOP wrongdoing? Stopping the proliferation of disinformation? Reforming our broken health care system?
Rep. Adam Smith spoke at a meeting of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace about arms control, nuclear arms non-proliferation, and President Trump’s withdrawal from international treaties. Smith said we need to modernize our nuclear weapons, but we should not intend to use them tactically, as some people do Perhaps one leg of the […]
US Representative, Adam Smith (D, 9th CD WA) appeared on Meet the Press in late August with Republican Peter King from NY State. Smith said that the US must find worthy allies in Iraq and Syria. Otherwise the bombing will be ineffective. Smith said he supports stronger sanctions against Russia and more support for the […]
Kudos to Rep. Adam Smith (WA – 9th CD) for expressing serious doubts about the wisdom of war in Syria in this NPR interview. Everybody blames us for everything over there. And I think we need to take a step back and say look, we don’t have the support of the Arab League on this. […]