To: All; Kevin in California
Boehner's office has released an outline addressing many issues:
On taxes and the committee, it says this:
Under the framework, the Joint Committee of Congress will work off a current-law baseline, as required by the 1974 Budget Act, effectively making it impossible for Joint Committee to increase taxes.
posted on 08/01/2011 11:21:07 AM PDT
(Next: coalescing behind ONE "Balanced Budget Amendment" (BBA))
Yeah sure.....and how many times have you heard one thing..and something else happens.
They are monkeying around with the Baseline to make their claims.
posted on 08/01/2011 11:23:09 AM PDT
(Forget a third party. We need a second one.)
will work off a current-law baseline
which INCREASES SPENDING 8% EVERY YEAR by law
posted on 08/01/2011 11:59:56 AM PDT
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