Post Tagged with: "super committee"

November 22, 2011 07:11

Supercommittee Tax Fight Is About Increasing Spending, not Reducing Deficits

There are only budget cuts if you use dishonest Washington budget math, which magically turns spending increases into spending cuts simply because the burden of government isn’t expanding even faster.

November 22, 2011 06:13

Radicals Don’t Compromise

[Democrats] failure to offer any spending cuts is a clear indication of their vision of the future: federal, state, and local governments that control every aspect of life and consume two thirds of the nation’s wealth. – American Thinker

November 21, 2011 16:40

Sen. Sessions: Obama “irresponsible” – “wrong” – “failure” – “unbelievable”

“unconnected to reality” Sen .Sessions rails at Obama’s “failure of leadership.” “In his first two years in office he increased discretionary, non-defense spending 24%. This year his budget calls for 10% increases in energy dept., education dept., state department … this is unconnected to reality.”

November 21, 2011 16:30

Lt. Col. Allen West “very concerned” about defense cuts

Responding to the failed super committee’s automatic “cuts” of $400 billion+ in defense on top of $450 billion in cuts already in progress, Rep. West outlines the effect on military readiness.

November 21, 2011 15:33

Epic Failure: Super Committee Was A Super Joke

$1.2 trillion in cuts would not even cut the budget by $150 billion a year. We would still be talking about trillion dollar deficits way into the future.

November 17, 2011 09:59

Former Defense Sec. Gates: super committee is complete abdication of responsibility

Former Sec. of Defense Gates says the result of the automatic cuts in defense will be “catastrophic” to America’s national security. Gates says the formation of the super committee is “a complete abdication of responsibility.”

November 15, 2011 22:56

Cavuto – we are broke – couldn’t invest spit right now

Cavuto slams politicians for claiming their favorite spending as “strategic investment” or “investing in the future.” Stupid to think we can just print money without dire consequences. – Video

November 14, 2011 05:59

George Will: Super committee won’t change things

No one has the guts to make necessary spending cuts. Democrats are stuck on redistributive stupid. Obama leadership is AWOL on the campaign trail. The “super committee” is a gimmick to keep politicians from making tough votes in an election year. Its like arguing over the bar tab on the Titanic.

November 10, 2011 09:21

DeMint: Super Committee Democrats won’t cut any spending

“bad way to run a country working behind closed doors in secret” – Jim DeMint. “I’m frustrated by the process.”

October 24, 2011 04:53

Another U.S. Sovereign Downgrade Likely By 2011 Year End, Says Merrill

If the “super committee”, the bipartisan congressional committee formed to address the U.S. deficit, fails to agree on a plan by November 23, $1.2 trillion in automatic spending cuts, mostly in discretionary spending will be triggered, beginning in 2013, which would negatively impact the already fragile U.S. economy, says Merrill. The bank also cut its 2012 and 2013 U.S. GDP forecast to 1.8% to 1.4% respectively.