Super Committee

Pelosi Left Out of Leaders Meeting on Super Committee

Pelosi Left Out of Leaders Meeting on Super Committee

Congressional leaders met this week with two of the most important people in Washington: the co-chairmen of the Joint Committee for Deficit Reduction. There was only one problem: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi didn’t even know the meeting was taking place. With work on the all-important super committee finally kicking into high gear, panel co-chairmen Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) and Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) met with Senate Majority Leader Harry […]

Democrat "super committee"  wants tax hikes first in deficit talks.

Democrat "super committee" wants tax hikes first in deficit talks.

It’s an Old Democrat trick.. Show us you are sincere and raise taxes first and then we will Cut spending.  Ronald Reagan fell for this as a Democratic Congress asked him to sign tax hikes under the promise that the Democrats would send spending cuts to his desk at a later date.  Reagan never saw those Tax cuts.  I submit that the GOP will never see real cuts from the […]

The debt deal Super Committee could cut Obamacare

The debt deal Super Committee could cut Obamacare

It’s the top headline on Drudge right now and a few folks are buzzing about it on Twitter, too. Yesterday, I wrote about the likely cuts to defense funding that will come if (when?) the Super Committee deadlocks. Now, it looks like progressives on the Committee might actually have equal impetus to ensure the Gang of 12 arrives at $1.2 trillion in deficit reduction, after all. The signature accomplishment of […]