The bipartisan "super committee" tasked with finding a way out of the U.S. debt crisis has been established, but what can we expect? On Thursday, House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi named the final three members to the 12-person panel, split evenly between Democrats and Republicans. They will have until November 3 to recommend a plan to cut $1.5 trillion from the deficit over 10 years. We speak with Robert Borosage, founder and president of the Institute for America’s Future and co-director of its sister organization, the Campaign for America’s Future. Borosage says the committee’s authority is unique in Congress, with "powers [that] are quite extraordinary."
Following the killing of Michael Brown, people in Ferguson, Missouri, have been protesting for 10 days now and are showing no sign of stopping.
It doesn't matter that there is an African American president of the United States or that Blacks run Fortune 500 companies or are pace setters as high paid entertainers and athletes; the killing of Black men continues.