Letter: Are we not all debtors?

Published: Sunday, Feb. 9 2014 12:00 a.m. MST

In response to Bretton Ferraro’s letter (Feb. 3, 2014):

I watch Sen. Mike Lee on Fox News taking Barack Obama and the U.S. Government to task over deficit spending. He explained they should follow what families have to do — spend no more than the have in their coffers.

A few weeks later it was discovered he was some fifteen thousand dollars in debt. Also, he was extracting himself from a mortgage for a home under water. Why couldn’t he afford it?

Sen. Lee and Sen. Orrin Hatch have a common trait; they both speak out of both sides of their mouth. However, the extreme left also has that trait. Being independent is good.

Richard Messenger

Bountiful

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