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Letter: Tipton needs to explain to our kids why Congress won’t fulfill its duties

An open letter to Scott Tipton: Just thought you would like to know that after months of planning, my son’s fifth-grade class was not able to go to Arches National Park, as it was closed. I would like to extend a personal invitation to you to come to my son’s fifth-grade class and explain how it was that you were not able to fulfill your constitutional duties to pass an annual budget (which should be a valuable civics lesson).

I would also like to point out that you will help cause a constitutional crises by not raising the debt limit as a default would clearly conflict with the 14th amendment (not to mention wreck our already fragile economy). I do not want to hear how the other guy is to blame, but rather, I respectfully ask that you look in the mirror and take responsibility for the role you personally have played in this embarrassment. After all, you cannot control what the other guy does, only what you do.

Marshall Hall


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