The Super Committee or Debt Panel:

  1. SparklingJewel profile image77
    SparklingJewelposted 6 years ago

    The Super Committee or Debt Panel:

    and the special interests they represent (who bought them off hmm)

    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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    1. Evan G Rogers profile image77
      Evan G Rogersposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      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.

      1. Doug Hughes profile image61
        Doug Hughesposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        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?