Tag Archives: Super Committee

The Super Committee Smoke Screen: A Raging Success As Planned

I keep hearing that Congress’s Super Committee has failed due to the fact they could not agree on the “spending cuts” and “revenue enhancements” they were “supposed” to make. The sinister truth of this unconstitutional committee is that the perceived failure is actually a successful conclusion. You see, the whole idea at the outset was… Read More »

5 of 12 Members of the Super Committee Received Bundled Cash from Lobbyists

5 of the 12 members of the deficit Super Committee received Bundled Cash from Lobbyists.   Shall we name names? Yes we shall! Co-Chairmanship of an Unconstitutional Congressional Committee apparently has it’s privileges: Paty Murray D – WA $262,000 (democrat co-chair) Jeb Hensarling R – TX $235,500 (republican co-chair) And sometimes it’s not bad just… Read More »

The Super Committee Fails – Medicare and Defense to Suffer

Heartache and disappointment were thick throughout twitter, facebook and the comments on articles across the internet on the news that the Congressional “Super Committee” on deficits had failed. In actuality, nothing has actually happened. Rep. Jeb Hensarling, the Republican co-chair of the committee, penned an account of why the committee failed. In short, the Democrats… Read More »

John Kerry Blames Republicans For Super Committee's Failure

Well, it looks like Liberals have no intention of deviating from their tired, old playbook.  Shortly after President Obama blamed Republicans for the failure of the Super Committee, John Kerry called into CNN and piled onto the bandwagon too.  Check it out. What do you think?  Is it mighty big of the Commander in Chief… Read More »

Unconstitutional 'Super Committee' Spends Untold Millions over 2 Months to Do… Nothing.

The Republicans on the Super Committee, much to the chagrin of the right-wing base, made a concerted effort to meet the Democrats in the middle and allow nearly Half a Trillion Dollars in ‘Revenue Enhancements’ (Notice how Raising Taxes has been Re-Branded? [Shakespeare was right about Lawyers]) but at the same time they wanted the… Read More »

Actuaries Urge "Super Committee" to Put Medicare on the Table

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The American Academy of Actuaries Medicare Steering Committee is urging the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction to develop proposals to slow health care spending growth to improve the long-term solvency and sustainability of the Medicare program. “Health care spending growth is threatening the sustainability of not only the Medicare program and the… Read More »

Congressional "Super Committee" Meets, THCA Urges Protection From Texas Rep. Hensarling Co-Chairman

Texas Nursing Home Advocates Encourage Co-Chairman Hensarling to Maintain Adequate Medicare and Medicaid Funding for Preservation of Quality Care, Key Caregiver Jobs AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Texas Health Care Association (THCA) today praised the 12 bipartisan U.S. House and Senate members of the Congressional “super committee” for convening their initial meeting in Washington, and… Read More »

GOP Announces Its Six Members, Pelosi Still Undecided

Earlier this week, Democrats announced their picks for the three Senators that would be part of the “super committee” tasked with deficit reduction. Today, Republicans release the names of the three Representatives and three Senators that would fill out the entire GOP side of the committee. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell announced his selections as… Read More »