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Published: Wednesday, Oct. 2 2013 6:48 a.m. MDT

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There You Go Again
Saint George, UT

Congress tweets...

Who is being stupid?

Who voted to send us to DC?

Itsjstmeagain
Merritt Island, Fl

There is a time and a place to do something. ACA is the law. If the extremeist do not like it, then there is the normal legislative period to modify the law. Holding back funding is not the way it is done.
The Tea Party and camp following Republican Congressmen know this, but will trample the Constitution to get their selfish way. This law is to help those who can not affors health care, and they are poor and middle class and of no consequence to them. They do not contribute enough to their campaigns. The 800,000 Federal workers are also no concern even if many are Republican.
Share the pain and terminate contracts thet are funded yearly. 30 Sept was the last day of the fiscal year and if they are funded by some magic trick, it is fraud.

Fred44
Salt Lake City, Utah

If the Tea Party wanted a debate on the ACA, they have had five years to have it. Shutting the government down to have a debate is wrong. If the Tea Party had better ideas, they have had five years to share them. Shutting the government down is the wrong answer. Right now we have 80 members of the house have brought the government to a standstill. That is not democracy. The non tea party republicans need to grow a backbone and end this foolishness.

Veritas Aequitas
Fruit Heights, UT

Itsjstmeagain
Merritt Island, Fl

Holding back funding is not the way it is done.

The Tea Party and camp following Republican Congressmen know this, but will trample the Constitution to get their selfish way.
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The Republicans are in line with The Constitution. I don't agree with how this is being handled, but let's not sound uneducated based upon personal bias.

m.g. scott
clearfield, UT

There You Go Again

I like what you said. For me that includes most of the Democrats like Reid and Pelosi.

worf
Mcallen, TX

You can blame:

* Boehner
* Republicans
* Ted Cruz
* The Tea Party
* Rush Limbaugh

But, who is in charge? Obama! The President.
The President is in charge, not Boehner.

If students are held accountable for test scores, than our president is accountable to upholding the Constitution.

Fred44
Salt Lake City, Utah

Worf,

A little constitutional lesson, the President does not control the legislature we have three separate branches of government, each responsible for their actions, none of which can be superseded by another branch. You can argue that the President should have done more to try and get the leaders in both houses to grow up and work together for the good of the country, and if that were your argument, it would be a legitimate one, but at the end of the day this is on congress and no one else.

Blame both parties in congress if you want, I wouldn't argue that either. But at the end of the day congress has to make choices about legislation and the tea party republicans are trying to blackmail and to this point successfully I might add, the rest of congress into doing what they want. There is no courage from the moderate republicans, and no statesmanship from either party, and no consideration for the American people from a single member of congress.

worf
Mcallen, TX

@Fred44--perhaps Obama is in need of a little constitutional lesson.

I'm just pointing out where the blame has been aimed. Yes, even to Rush.

Obama is like a bad teacher who can't manage a noisy out of control classroom.

ute alumni
paradise, UT

freddy
you are right so why are libs wanting non libs to rollover and give barry everything he wants. you might want to educate your "constitutional"community organizer that he DOES NOT control the budget and to grow up.

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