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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?
Only about 40 people showed up at Rep. Adam Smith’s Town Hall Meeting in Newcastle on Thursday evening. Smith said that Americans are deeply in denial about the choices we face. When polled, people say they want the same or more government spending on education, health care, research, etc., and even the military. But nobody […]
I’m on the fence about whether to vote for Adam Smith or Sarah Smith for Congress this year. In short, Adam Smith has more experience, will have more power if elected, has a decent but mixed voting record, and has moved left as his district has become more progressive. Sarah Smith would more strongly work […]
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. […]