From National Journal
By Katy O’Donnell
“Even as each member of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction voiced concerns about the struggling economy in their opening statements, it was clear right from the start of Thursday’s inaugural “super committee” meeting that the members do not agree on just how jobs should figure into their final deficit-cutting package.” Read entire article here: http://www.nationaljournal.com/supercommittee/super-committee-s-first-meeting-dominated-by-jobs-20110908
Speaking from outside the first Super Committee meeting, Senator Thune said, “We gotta hope and pray that they can get this job done.”
When is the last time your boss or one of your clients looked at you pleadingly and said, “I hope and pray you can get this job done”? Ha! Fat Chance! You get the job done, and done well, or that paycheck or fee are in jeopardy!
Congress: We the People have elected you, and We the People pay you. Get this job done!
- Tax, spending cut wish lists prepared as deficit reduction committee begins work (dontmesswithtaxes.typepad.com)
- Optimism, Pessimism, And Coin Flips (webnerhouse.com)