To: The United States House of Representatives and The United States Senate

Never Again: No More Shutdowns

Republicans gave up on their irresponsible plot to shut the federal government down and threaten an unprecedented default on the nation’s financial obligations just to further their political agenda.

Polling has shown that a huge majority of Americans always opposed the right’s “hostage taking” tactics, and as the shutdown wore on, the public turned even more strongly against conservatives. Polls say that Republicans could actually lose the House after the dramatic loss of support they suffered during the shutdown.

What Americans want is progress. We are sick of the mindless partisanship that has controlled conservative politics since Barack Obama became president, and we want Republicans to stop throwing tantrums and start working with the President instead of opposing his every move. We demand that our members of Congress swear off the tactics of shutdown and default for good.

Why is this important?

Today, the overwhelming majority of Americans are disgusted by the harm the government shutdown caused and the foolishness of right-wing politicians--including all four of Colorado’s Republican members of Congress, Reps. Mike Coffman, Scott Tipton, Cory Gardner, and Doug Lamborn--in forcing this unnecessary crisis on the entire nation.


Reasons for signing

  • If there is another shutdown, every republican should have to resign!!! So sick of the republican bull shit!
  • Please end the government shutdowns. They hurt all of us.
  • You have cost all of us loads of money we can't afford right now - so don't be talking about free loaders. You are the free loader and causing the problem. You have declared war on the middle class. You want the middle class to be without healthcare and security in our old age and against public education. Please get out of my life.

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