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Posted by Bryan Long on October 1st, 2013

In September 2010, Georgia Congressman Lynn Westmoreland campaigned on the promise to shut down the Federal government in an effort to block Obamacare. It's clear that today's government shutdown is a political strategy being used by the far right-wing of the Republican Party. In fact, it was their plan all along.

"We need to make sure you are going to be with us when we shut down the government, which we will do if we win the majority this year," Rep. Westmoreland said.

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