Despite Republican blame game, GOP wrecked the nation

November 16, 2013 

Now that the Republican game plan fell on its face, rightfully, how do Republicans plan to offset the $24 billion in lost economic growth? How does the Republican Party plan to bring back the 900,000 jobs lost by business being to afraid to take a chance on hiring new workers?

According to House Speaker John Boehner, "we fought the good fight but lost ..," You do not hear any Republican taking responsibility for the fool's errand that they took us on. Republicans never accept responsibility for their mistakes. They are always so quick to blame others.

I ask who was president when our country had a surplus? Who was president after, who took our great country right back into a deficit because of two needless wars, and no regulations on the banking industry, Wall Street and tax breaks for the wealthy and big business?

It was not President Obama, yet the Republicans love to blame all and everything that happens on him.

The Republicans also continue to blame our deficit on Social Security, Medicare, food stamps, the poor and, yes, maybe those programs need to be tweaked but they are not only force keeping us with a deficit.

Republicans just love to demonize anyone who does not agree with them. That's not governing.

How can a sitting senator from Florida (Marco Rubio) vote no. Do Floridians understand that this senator wanted our country to default on its responsibilities just like the overall Republican Party never accepts responsibility.

According to the 14th amendment, section 3, no person shall be a senator or representative in Congress if they engage in insurrection and rebellion by shutting down our government and bringing our country to the brink with default. Republicans themselves did this. They got no help from anyone else over an issue.

Katherine McDonald

Bradenton

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