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CONGRESSMAN CHRIS SMITH'S GOVT SHUTDOWN WAS BAD FOR VETERANS, NJ AND AMERICA

SMITH SHUTDOWN THE GOVT TO ADVANCE HIS EXTREME ANTI CHOICE LEGISLATION HR7 - BAD LEADERSHIP
SMITH SHUTDOWN THE GOVT TO ADVANCE HIS EXTREME ANTI CHOICE LEGISLATION HR7 - BAD LEADERSHIP
In the past, Smith did good things for Veterans.  The government shutdown that he voted for was not good for Veterans, NJ or the country.  He held the government hostage using health care reform as the reason.  He also used the shutdown to forward his HR7 bill and his obsession with Roe v Wade.  That was irresponsible and self serving.  He is entitled to his religious ideology but he represents many people of many opinions and religions.  We are a democracy not a theocracy.    Smith's religious crusade has gotten in the way of his governing. The below links are articles that express how the shutdown was bad for Veterans and our society.  The shutdown hurt many individuals and accomplished nothing.  It was bad leadership.   http://www.wjla.com/articles/2013/10/government-shutdown-2013-veterans-won-t-get-disability-money-95113.htmlhttp://www.defense.gov/news/newsarticle.aspx?id=120923
http://m.timesfreepress.com/news/2013/oct/12/shutdown-threatens-many-veteran-benefits/
http://m.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/10/01/the-nine-most-painful-consequences-of-a-
Artist/Engineer March 14, 2014 at 07:36 AM
@ Don Gottwerth--Huh? Looks like someone isn't taking their medication.
Marina March 18, 2014 at 03:00 PM
Obviously HONESTY is not this groups strongest suit.

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