Day: November 19, 2011

Maybe We Need a Super Duper Committee

The deadline draws near. The so-called Super Committee is supposed to come up with more than a trillion dollars in savings by Wednesday. I never gave this committee much credence since it’s made up of equal numbers of Democrats and Republicans. Stalemate was inevitable. Democrats on the committee came up with what they thought were dandy ideas for savings. The only problem? They weren’t real. Republican efforts have been rejected, even though they contained the closing of tax loopholes to… Read more »