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Dem leader wants jobs 'supercommittee' [Rep. John Larson (Conn.)]
The Hill ^ | August 10, 2011 | Mike Lillis

Posted on 08/10/2011 3:37:57 PM PDT by maggief

With national unemployment hovering above 9 percent, a leading House Democrat is pushing to establish a "supercommittee" for creating jobs.

Rep. John Larson (Conn.), chairman of the Democratic Caucus, wants to amend the recently passed debt-limit package to establish a joint select committee on job creation to operate alongside the already mandated Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction.

In a "Dear Colleague" letter sent to House members earlier in the week, Larson argued that the nation's jobs crisis is only exacerbating its long-term fiscal problems and therefore demands Congress's immediate attention.

(Excerpt) Read more at thehill.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: fascism; johnlarson; serfdom; stopthemnow; supercommittee

1 posted on 08/10/2011 3:37:58 PM PDT by maggief
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To: maggief

great, super committees for everything......why should accountability matter.......


2 posted on 08/10/2011 3:39:36 PM PDT by GotMojo
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To: maggief

What idiots.


3 posted on 08/10/2011 3:40:59 PM PDT by rjeffries
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To: maggief

Is this clown out of his mind or just out of touch with reality?? The Government DOES not create wealth or Jobs in the private sector,They PREVENT that from happening!


4 posted on 08/10/2011 3:41:16 PM PDT by Cheetahcat ( November 4 2008 ,A date that will live in Infamy.)
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To: GotMojo

The only accountability rests with We the People.


5 posted on 08/10/2011 3:42:24 PM PDT by EBH (God Humbles Nations, Leaders, and Peoples before He uses them for His Purpose)
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To: Cheetahcat

The government creates wealth all the time. Congress folks typically leave office a lot wealthier than when they arrived.

And it creates jobs when it pays these same congress folks to hire their relatives and friends.


6 posted on 08/10/2011 3:43:18 PM PDT by Terry Mross (I'll only vote for a SECOND party.)
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To: maggief
“the nation's jobs crisis is only exacerbating its long-term fiscal problems and therefore demands Congress's immediate attention.”

Congress won't quit mucking until they manage to destroy the jobs that are still hanging in there.
The only jobs Congress creates are snow, blow and con.

7 posted on 08/10/2011 3:45:24 PM PDT by bitterohiogunclinger (Proudly casting a heavy carbon footprint as I clean my guns ---)
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To: GotMojo

Creating departments, committees and czars is their idea of creating jobs.


8 posted on 08/10/2011 3:45:42 PM PDT by Average Al
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To: maggief

Obama could signal he’s serious buy issuing a single order:

Declare a moratorium on new regulations and suspend all the new regulations issued this year.

You really want jobs Obama? What are you willing to do to get them? Is giving your precious bureaucrats free rein to crush business more important to you than jobs?


9 posted on 08/10/2011 3:47:15 PM PDT by DManA
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To: DManA

Obama doesn’t want jobs. He wants London Riots.


10 posted on 08/10/2011 3:48:10 PM PDT by rjeffries
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To: maggief

I have news for him. We have a super committee in fly over country and our job is to get rid of clowns like you and put some competent people in charge. In other words get the government out of the way and out of our lives.


11 posted on 08/10/2011 3:50:14 PM PDT by Parley Baer
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To: rjeffries

Republicans should make that truth painfully (to Barry) obvious by proposing simple suggestions like the regulation moratorium once a week and let him bat them away until it is obvious to the world who is killing jobs.


12 posted on 08/10/2011 3:51:36 PM PDT by DManA
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To: Terry Mross

“The government creates wealth all the time. Congress folks typically leave office a lot wealthier than when they arrived.

And it creates jobs when it pays these same congress folks to hire their relatives and friends.”

You are right, Prune face moron Pelosi is worth 60+ million now!


13 posted on 08/10/2011 3:53:51 PM PDT by Cheetahcat ( November 4 2008 ,A date that will live in Infamy.)
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To: maggief

As a Cter, i can tell you Larson is a ridiculous union tool.

My favorite hot dog place in E Hartford, Augie and Rays, has pictures of Larson on the wall. I turn them over when I eat there. They haven’t caught me yet.


14 posted on 08/10/2011 3:54:50 PM PDT by y6162
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To: Terry Mross

“Amerika’s nomenklatura”
http://www.investors.com/NewsAndAnalysis/Article.aspx?id=528809

For those who remember the old Soviet Union, it was a grim place — at least for average citizens. But not so for those in government. Contrary to the official ideals of equality and a classless society that the ruling communist regime espoused, the USSR created a privileged class of party members inside government — the nomenklatura.

This semipermanent bureaucracy earned higher incomes, got better health care, ate better food and had greater job security than average Russians, the much-despised proletarians. Today, our bloated federal government seems, in significant ways, to be creating this same dynamic.


15 posted on 08/10/2011 3:59:21 PM PDT by WOBBLY BOB (My mind is like a steel trap: rusty and illegal in 37 states.)
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To: maggief

Obvious way for the rats to have some ‘say’ in the House. I sincerely hope the GOP tells this socialist where he can stick his idea.


16 posted on 08/10/2011 3:59:25 PM PDT by ABQHispConservative
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To: GotMojo

If everything becomes a super committee, than no committee will be super.


17 posted on 08/10/2011 4:00:22 PM PDT by keat
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To: ABQHispConservative

They went along with the budget supercommittee ... dangerous precedence.


18 posted on 08/10/2011 4:04:27 PM PDT by maggief
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To: maggief

How many tax dollars will this latest super committee waste? Better to throw a dart at a map of the US and have Marine One drop those dollars out.


19 posted on 08/10/2011 4:09:00 PM PDT by bgill
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To: maggief
How about doing the job you were sent to Washington to do? I mean, other than the job of destroying the country, which your party (both, actually) does quite well.
20 posted on 08/10/2011 4:28:30 PM PDT by Major Matt Mason (“I must confess, when I see anyone with an Obama 2012 bumper sticker, I recognize them as a threat")
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To: maggief
We do not elect Congress... only to have them farm out their responsibility of office.

LLS

21 posted on 08/10/2011 4:49:49 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Certified Al Palin Hobbit Terrorist)
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To: maggief

I’m ok with this if he will live by my 1 condition:

The committee may only consider testimony, theories, and “facts” from individuals and organizations who have ACTUALLY CREATED JOBS. They must ignore anything from individuals who have “studied” job creation and who have ways to “do it better”, and groups who represent employees (academia and unions don’t get a say)

I wonder if the dems would still like the supercommittee with that “limitation”


22 posted on 08/10/2011 4:51:59 PM PDT by LostPassword
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To: maggief; Liz; AT7Saluki; writer33
Dem leader wants jobs 'supercommittee'

How about a superdupercommittee which employs a few million people looking for jobs for everyone else? Makes perfect sense.

23 posted on 08/10/2011 5:15:27 PM PDT by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: maggief

Another Connecticut Butt hole heard From


24 posted on 08/11/2011 4:20:21 AM PDT by ballplayer
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