The commission's job will be to help bring down the federal budget deficit to 3% of gross domestic product by 2015, compared with nearly 10% today, and to propose ways to hold down the surging costs of government programs such as Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security. The president will also ask the panel to look at the U.S. tax code and has not ruled out tax increases for the middle class should the commission deem them necessary.
This is a job Congress is supposed to be doing. The commission is just a way to take the onus of making difficult decisions off of Obama and the Dems in Congress and blame it on an advisory commission.
Listen to Mr. Stern in the video below. Mr. Stern talks about the formation of global government, redistribution of wealth and Obama's plans for a new American economy led by government. Scary stuff. But Mr. Stern is telling the truth and laying it all out there for us to see.
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Andy Stern and Barack Obama: Fiscal Responsibility Fraudsters
By Michelle Malkin
Everything you need to know about President Obama's commitment to fiscal responsibility and cost containment can be summed up in two words: Andy Stern. The profligate, corruption-coddling head of the powerful Service Employees International Union was named to the White House debt commission last week. If Obama thinks Stern holds the cure for our government spending woes, you can be certain his latest health care prescription will be fiscal hemlock. Read more...