Michael W Smith for Congress 2018
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My name is Michael W Smith a 14 year veteran of both the United States Marine Corps and the U.S. Army. I am looking to run a Democratic Congressional Campaign for the first district of Idaho 2018.
Money raised in this donation campaign will go directly to the costs of the campaign. setting up a website, filing with the FEC, creating campaign awareness, and setting up in person events to answer questions, discuss issues, and allow for conversation dialogue to open.
The sooner we reach our goal, the better. We are running in a historically red state and the more we get out there and meet with people the better our chances are.
Supporting this campaign will bring the balance of our government back, as it stands now all aspects of our government are controlled by Republican interests, this is a dangerous situation that has not happened since the Great Depression!
I look forward to serving the people as competently, honorably, and morally as possible and I would be very grateful for the chance to serve the people!
As a young man, the reason I joined the Military was to serve my country, to protect those who could not protect themselves. I was willing and able to fight for the freedoms of our great nation, and to do everything I could to represent the values of it. We are a nation of immigrants, we came together in the face of oppression and declared our independence. We welcomed others to join our nation and did so because we felt that everyone deserves to have freedom and equality. Most of us still hold those beliefs, many of our G.O.P. citizens do not.
It is my view that the rights and freedoms that anyone in this nation gets to enjoy should be the rights and freedoms that everyone gets to enjoy. We accomplish this by enacting laws that protect the people from those who would seek to oppress anyone by their race, sex, religion, or economic position. We do not exploit the people in order to benefit ourselves, and everyone should be given the opportunity to succeed.
In this year alone, we have seen Republicans that hold the majority of every one of our governing bodies try to destroy laws that protect the people in the interest of the economically successful minority. This cannot be allowed. We have to fight back, we have to take control of our government and restore the protections of the people as well as make strides toward equality and liberty for all. We have to expand our focus to include the environment, to ensure that we leave the world a better place for our children and our children's children.
It is for all these reasons and more that I ask for your support and invite you to join me in the fight against the GOP, and the destruction of our proud and great nation!
You state that the government is being totally run by Republicans for the first time since the Great Depression Unless I misunderstand....you do realize that for the vast majority of that time FDR a liberal democrat was president...thus the New Deal