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    Re: Showdown Nears in Senate Over Filibusters Change

    Quote Originally Posted by blaxshep View Post
    Except that anything that undermines Obama is good for the country.
    Even if what Obama does is good for the country?

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    Re: Showdown Nears in Senate Over Filibusters Change

    Quote Originally Posted by poweRob View Post
    Exactly. Its a bogus rule. People vote for the majority to lead. And I don't mean dominate but to put forth the policies they ran on. People voted for that. If the people were wrong and those policies are enacted and fail... that's what the hell the next election is for. When I watch the abuse of the filibuster I can't help but think that here we are... electing officials and they say "yeah, we know that you put us in charge, but we are going to kind of ignore you and make our own little rules. Now go play children. Ignore us."
    Back in 2005 Harry Reid felt otherwise. I wonder why.
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    Re: Showdown Nears in Senate Over Filibusters Change

    Quote Originally Posted by wbcoleman View Post
    Back in 2005 Harry Reid felt otherwise. I wonder why.
    you mean that time bush picked ideologically extreme candidates for justices, namely Priscilla Owen, William Pryor, and janice rogers brown.

    and besides ever since mcconnel became minority leader he has been forcing ried to invoke more and more cloture motions.

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    and no president prior to Obama has faced such bitter and ironclad opposition to his cabinet nominees or judical nominees.
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    Re: Showdown Nears in Senate Over Filibusters Change

    Quote Originally Posted by blaxshep View Post
    Except that anything that undermines Obama is good for the country.
    It is this kind of ridiculous belief that got us into this mess in the first place.
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    We’ll say what? Something like “nothing happened” ... Yeah, we might say something like that.

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    Re: Showdown Nears in Senate Over Filibusters Change

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    you mean that time bush picked ideologically extreme candidates for justices, namely Priscilla Owen, William Pryor, and janice rogers brown.

    and besides ever since mcconnel became minority leader he has been forcing ried to invoke more and more cloture motions.

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    and no president prior to Obama has faced such bitter and ironclad opposition to his cabinet nominees or judical nominees.
    Yep, this time it's different. And just wat until McConnel and Reid change places!
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    Re: Showdown Nears in Senate Over Filibusters Change

    Quote Originally Posted by wbcoleman View Post
    Yep, this time it's different. And just wat until McConnel and Reid change places!
    if nothing changes to the fillibuster then mcconnel will suffer the same pain that he has inflicted upon the senate democrat's for 4 years.

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    Re: Showdown Nears in Senate Over Filibusters Change

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    if nothing changes to the fillibuster then mcconnel will suffer the same pain that he has inflicted upon the senate democrat's for 4 years.
    Just the way Bill Frist did in Dubya's time!
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    Re: Showdown Nears in Senate Over Filibusters Change

    Quote Originally Posted by wbcoleman View Post
    Just the way Bill Frist did in Dubya's time!
    so would it be wise for McConnell to support filibuster reform now that both sides have abused it?

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    Re: Showdown Nears in Senate Over Filibusters Change

    Quote Originally Posted by wbcoleman View Post
    Back in 2005 Harry Reid felt otherwise. I wonder why.
    Because Harry Reid is a wimp?
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    The sad fact is that having a pedophile win is better than having a Democrat in office. I'm all for a solution where a Republican gets in that isn't Moore.

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    Re: Showdown Nears in Senate Over Filibusters Change

    I say we change the rules so that they have to hold their breath to filibuster. I want to see congressmen turning blue in the face and passing out on live television.

    No, I'm not bitter at all about how the gerontocrats have ****ed over the country while gerrymandering themselves into unaccountability.

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