Petition statement to be delivered to The United States House of Representatives, The United States Senate, and President Barack Obama

Department of Justice, Investigate extreme obstructionists in the US House and Senate for Treason in their continued attempts to hold America hostage.

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Department of Justice, Investigate extreme obstructionists in the US House and Senate for Treason in their continued attempts to hold America hostage.

To be delivered to The United States House of Representatives, The United States Senate, and President Barack Obama

Petition Statement

Dear Mr. Eric Holder, US Department of Justice: We entreat you to open an investigation, to send a clear message to federal legislators--the extreme Right obstructionists--that the American people will not be held hostage in these or any budget negotiations. While they booze the night away--in Chambers--adding 'conscience clauses' to take away equal access to birth control, delaying the ACA at a cost of $30B to the deficit, leaving over 11M Americans without health insurance and ignoring the Will of the American People. The good faith and legitimacy of the US Government and its Economy on the World stage are severely at risk while these politicians play with American lives and livelihoods while pandering to their corporate funders and lobbyists.
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Petition Background

If 80% of Americans are pro-ACA, then who do these politicians represent? As Robert Reich so aptly put it:
"What is the proper term for those who are determined to get their way by threatening to otherwise close our government or default on our nation's debts? They are not legislators because they eschew the normal processes of legislation. They are not statesmen because they are willing to sacrifice the governing institutions of our nation. They are not leaders because they cower to a fanatical minority. They have chosen instead to get their way through extortion -- holding the United States hostage to their weapons of mass economic destruction. What, then, are they? Would it be unfair to consider them traitors?--Robert Reich, September 28, 2013.

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