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Supercommittee runs risk of turf war

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posted on Aug, 16 2011 @ 09:16 PM

Congress might be headed for a super turf war.

The 12-member supercommittee needs to find its $1.5 trillion in spending cuts from somewhere — and that means treading on the jurisdiction of some very powerful committee leaders who may not be happy to have ceded a significant amount of authority on perhaps the biggest spending cut bill in American history.

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Here's the true purpose of the supercommittee it's all political theater designed to make their fellow congressmen look like heroes and a rather pitiful attempt to try to improve Congress's poll numbers.

edit on Tue Aug 16 2011 by DontTreadOnMe because: added ex tags

posted on Aug, 17 2011 @ 01:27 AM
reply to post by mike dangerously

I saw something earlier on that committee. Apparently once they were picked, they were all lobbied for a total (at the time) for about 60 sum odd million.
edit on 17-8-2011 by Nephalim because: (no reason given)

posted on Aug, 17 2011 @ 01:30 AM
That might be the only good war in humanity history.

Hopefully they all wipe each other off the map.... the world won't miss those bastards.

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