Tag Archives: Filibuster

Remember When?

Remember when the Senate filibuster was to be reserved for only the direst of occasions? Remember when judicial nominations deserved an up-or-down vote? If so, then you remember when the republicans last had control of the Senate. Now when they … Continue reading

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My Senator Went to Washington . . .

. . . and all I got was nothing. Only a year ago the republicans were screaming bloody murder about getting “up or down” votes for their judicial nominees. They threatened to use the “nuclear option” (they love violent imagery, … Continue reading

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Filibuster

The senate republicans are filibustering the vote on an amendment to the current defense authorization bill. The amendment talks about leaving Iraq. The administration and their sycophants ruled through fear and lies for six years and accomplished nothing good. The … Continue reading

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Latest Power Grab

If you are not aware of the shenanigans the Senate republicans are playing over the filibuster rule, you should be as they will precipitate their long-sought battle next week. First, the republicans have been lying about the “unprecedented” nature of … Continue reading

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Party Politics

The current rhetoric from the Republican leadership spells disaster for their Party. Can you see any good way out for the Republican’s? Let’s look at the possibilities: The Dems agree to Lott’s demand to send all nominees to the floor … Continue reading

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