The Super Committee or Debt Panel:
and the special interests they represent (who bought them off )
The House Members:
Co-Chair - Jeb Hensarling - TX - R
Fred Upton: MI - R
Dave Camp: MI - R
James Clyburne: SC - D
Xavier Becerra: CA - D
Chris Van Hollen: MD - D
The Senate Members:
Co-Chair: Patty Murray: WA - D
Jon Kyl: AZ - R
Pat Toomey: PA - R
Rob Portman: OH - R
John Kerry: MA - D
Max Baucus: MN - D
Special interests gave millions to budget panel
By JACK GILLUM, Associated Press
Friday, August 12, 2011
(08-12) 00:18 PDT WASHINGTON (AP) --
The newly appointed members — six Democrats and six Republicans — have received more than $3 million total during the past five years in donations from political committees with ties to defense contractors, health care providers and labor unions. That money went to their re-election campaigns, according to AP's review.
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it's impossible to not have predicted this.
America! Wake up - you've given control of $2.2 Trillion of your own dollars to twelve people.
It's unconstitutional. It's unpatriotic. It's corruption.
It's MUCH more than the Founding Fathers put up with.
The Tree of Liberty might need to be watered again.
King George didn't even do this to us.
In 1776, the Continental Congress selected three members to draw up the Declaration of Independence. (Thomas Jefferson, Ben Franklin & John Adams as I recall). That committee selected Jefferson to do the first draft which was so good it became the only draft prior to submission to the Congress for debate & vote.
Why the outrage?
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