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Super Committee Failure Expected to Boost Democrats’ Election Chances
A Semi-News/Semi-Satire from AzConservative ^ | 26 Nov 2011 | John Semmens

Posted on 11/26/2011 1:33:52 PM PST by John Semmens

The so-called Super Committee composed of a dozen members of Congress failed to agree upon the required $1.2 trillion cut to planned increases in federal expenditures for the next decade. The sequestration that will now kick in will hold the increase in federal spending to $1.6 trillion dollars between 2013 and 2021.

The fact that the amount of spending will continue to expand regardless of whether the Super Committee accomplished anything was belittled by Press Secretary Jay Carney. “The impact of anything they might’ve done is minor compared to the fact that they failed to do anything,” Carney explained. “It is this appearance of failure that gives the President the opportunity to blame Congress for the lackluster state of the economy.”

“It won’t be the president’s fault that we didn’t get the tax increases we need to fight the recession,” Carney bragged. “That albatross is tied firmly around the necks of Congressional Republicans who continue to resist empowering the government to secure the larger share of resources it needs. Voters who’re fed-up with the GOP’s refusal to allow the kind of accelerated expansion of government the President has been advocating will know who to cast their ballots for next November.”

On the Congressional front, Representative Barney Frank (D-Mass) seconded the White House take on events. “The failure of the Super Committee means that taxes will automatically go up after next year when the Bush tax cuts expire,” Frank boasted. “All we Democrats have to do now is sit on our hands and the government’s take goes up. It’s Republicans who are screwed. They get tarred as the ‘do-nothings’ and we get the cash.”

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http://azconserv1.wordpress.com/2011/11/26/judge-will-not-recuse-herself-on-obamacare/


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; Humor; Politics
KEYWORDS: deficits; democrats; raxes; satire

1 posted on 11/26/2011 1:33:57 PM PST by John Semmens
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ping


2 posted on 11/26/2011 1:35:47 PM PST by John Semmens
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To: John Semmens

Is it satire if this could have been on front page of NYT?


3 posted on 11/26/2011 1:39:25 PM PST by Raycpa
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To: John Semmens

The whole damned Super Committee was designed to fail and we all know it, except for the idiots in this Country. It was a DemoNazi/Commucrat scheme that worked just the way BHO & Reid wanted.

House Speaker John Boehner fell for it.


4 posted on 11/26/2011 1:40:19 PM PST by KwHorn77 (The GOP needs to get some Nads.)
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To: John Semmens
Satire.
5 posted on 11/26/2011 1:40:28 PM PST by upchuck (Rerun: Think you know hardship? Wait till the dollar is no longer the world's reserve currency.)
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To: John Semmens

Almost.....LoL


6 posted on 11/26/2011 1:48:25 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anywaqq)
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To: John Semmens
...“The impact of anything they might’ve done is minor compared to the fact that they failed to do anything,”

...AHHHAAAAAHAA! Another good piece John.

7 posted on 11/26/2011 1:48:57 PM PST by gargoyle ( Extremism in the defense of Liberty is no vice... Barry Goldwater.)
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To: upchuck

Spoiler Alert!


8 posted on 11/26/2011 1:49:11 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anywaqq)
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To: Raycpa

Yes. The NYT is my favorite fake news source.


9 posted on 11/26/2011 1:52:29 PM PST by John Semmens
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To: John Semmens

: )


10 posted on 11/26/2011 2:10:12 PM PST by TheConservativeParty (Herman Cain, never a lawyer, not a career politician. Let's Get Real,America.)
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To: John Semmens

All the stupid republicans have to do is point to the imminent collapse of Europe and make it clear to the American people that obama is advocating the same policies for us. Republicans do a very poor job of making their case.


11 posted on 11/26/2011 2:12:32 PM PST by jersey117
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To: John Semmens
One Democrat Super-Committee aide, speaking on condition of anonymity because he could, said that this proves to voters that Democrats can put together a plan and stick to it.

"We knew from the start what we wanted the Super-Committee to accomplish, and we accomplished it," said the aide. "Democrats will bring that focus to all the other problems in America, too, if voters send us back to Washington in 2012."

-PJ

12 posted on 11/26/2011 2:15:34 PM PST by Political Junkie Too (If you can vote for President, then your children can run for President.)
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To: Political Junkie Too

Short of breaking this country up in two between the producers and the parasites, I really don’t see any way out of this mess.


13 posted on 11/26/2011 2:17:48 PM PST by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: John Semmens

Thanks for the ping to the semi-news/semi-satire article today. Another good one.


14 posted on 11/26/2011 2:26:11 PM PST by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: John Semmens
I love when you (ahem) quote Bawney Fwank, I can just hear him in my head.
15 posted on 11/26/2011 2:50:49 PM PST by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it. (plagiarized))
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To: John Semmens

John, You are the sultan of satire and the king of kidding! Love this!


16 posted on 11/26/2011 3:07:32 PM PST by momtothree
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To: John Semmens
“All we Democrats have to do now is sit on our hands and the government’s take goes up. It’s Republicans who are screwed. They get tarred as the ‘do-nothings’ and we get the cash.”

John, it's good to see that the microphone you installed at the bar of the Mayflower Hotel hasn't been discovered yet.

17 posted on 11/26/2011 4:18:22 PM PST by TChad
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To: John Semmens

18 posted on 11/26/2011 4:55:03 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open ( <o> ---)
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To: John Semmens
“I have worked long and hard to see that this reform of our nation’s health care system is implemented, I am not going to sit aside as it is imperiled by the president’s enemies,” Kagan announced. “As one of the nine most powerful people in America, I would be wasting an opportunity to promote the transformation of the country toward a new paradigm of social justice if I were to neglect to exercise my power when it is most needed.”

The satirical equivalent of a Freudian slip.

Another funny/scary/more-truth-than-fiction column!

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19 posted on 11/26/2011 5:26:43 PM PST by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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To: upchuck

this is not satire
this is future proof that the president is passing out crack to his aides
One more year of this craziness and i am not sure b.o.
carries dc.


20 posted on 11/26/2011 5:31:53 PM PST by genghis
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To: jersey117

Republicans don’t do so because they don’t have the moral courage to do what is necessary, that is why they agreed to this farce of the ‘super-committee’.


21 posted on 11/26/2011 5:57:14 PM PST by fortheDeclaration (All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing. Burke)
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To: John Semmens
Judge Will Not Recuse Herself on Obamacare
“I have worked long and hard to see that this reform of our nation’s health care system is implemented, I am not going to sit aside as it is imperiled by the president’s enemies,” Kagan announced. “As one of the nine most powerful people in America, I would be wasting an opportunity to promote the transformation of the country toward a new paradigm of social justice if I were to neglect to exercise my power when it is most needed.”

Kagan emphasized that “Supreme Court Justices are appointed for life in order to ensure their independence from outside interference.

of course, that was WHY they had "the precious independence" to begin with to insure the Constitutionality guidelines were followed.
....but, she just another torpid (very) low-class Apparatchik.

”Georgia Businessman May Face Federal Prosecution"

Its his Business....I'd tell 'em to (seasonally :) stuff it.

22 posted on 11/26/2011 6:07:25 PM PST by skinkinthegrass (I can take tomorrow, spend it all today. Who can take your income, tax it all away. Obama Man can. :)
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To: John Semmens

Sez who?


23 posted on 11/26/2011 6:09:55 PM PST by matginzac
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To: John Semmens
...forgot to say....thanks, for the satire ping.

24 posted on 11/26/2011 6:10:20 PM PST by skinkinthegrass (I can take tomorrow, spend it all today. Who can take your income, tax it all away. Obama Man can. :)
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To: John Semmens

Oh..oh...I get it....
*grimace*


25 posted on 11/26/2011 6:11:06 PM PST by matginzac
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To: genghis

One more year of this craziness and i am not sure b.o.
carries dc.

Odumbi would carry d.c. even if he advocated black women killing their babies even before they were born. ...oh wait...


26 posted on 11/26/2011 6:45:06 PM PST by TomasUSMC ( FIGHT LIKE WW2, FINISH LIKE WW2. FIGHT LIKE NAM, FINISH LIKE NAM)
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To: John Semmens

Glad to see they let you keep this one up this time.


27 posted on 11/26/2011 7:32:17 PM PST by Free Vulcan (Vote Republican! You can vote Democrat when you're dead.)
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To: John Semmens
Good one.


28 posted on 11/26/2011 8:31:22 PM PST by darkwing104 (Let's get dangerous)
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To: genghis
this is not satire

Everything John Semmens posts on FR is satire.


29 posted on 11/26/2011 8:47:01 PM PST by upchuck (Rerun: Think you know hardship? Wait till the dollar is no longer the world's reserve currency.)
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To: Free Vulcan
Glad to see they let you keep this one up this time.

I will second that.

30 posted on 11/26/2011 10:29:52 PM PST by TChad
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