8/12/2011

Shock!! Every Dem On Deficit Reduction Panel Score 'F' From Taxpayer's Union

Posted by Brian
As if to poke a stick in the eye of the American taxpayer, Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid named arguably the biggest tax and spend liberals in Congress to the new Deficit Reduction Panel, including John "I served in Vietnam" Kerry.  The Boehner and McConnell appointees don't realyy thrill me.  Kyl has been wishy-washy of late, and Toomey doesn't give me a warm fuzzy either.  Jim Demint and Allen West, and a few of the 24 who held their ground, under incredible pressure from the leadership, would have made me much more confident in the outcome.

All 6 Democrats on Deficit-Reduction Panel Earned 'F's From Taxpayers’ Union

Thursday, August 11, 2011
By Terence P. Jeffrey


Patty Murray (D-WA) - Doesn't Congress have a dental plan?
(CNSNews.com) - All six Democrats that have been assigned to the special joint congressional committee that will recommend means for cutting the nation’s anticipated spending by $1.5 trillion over the next ten years compiled voting records last year that earned them grades of “F” from the National Taxpayers Union (NTU).
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) announced today that she has assigned Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn (S.C.), Democratic Caucus Vice Chairman Xavier Becerra (Calif.) and Budget Committee Ranking Member Chris Van Hollen (Md.) to serve on the panel. Previously, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid had named Sen. Patty Murray (Wash.), Sen. John Kerry (Mass.) and Senate Finance Chairman Max Baucus (Mont.) to serve on the committee.
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