The filibuster is widely viewed as one of the Senate’s most characteristic procedural features.
Filibustering includes any use of dilatory or obstructive tactics to block a measure by preventing
it from coming to a vote. The possibility of filibusters exists because Senate rules place few limits
on Senators’ rights and opportunities in the legislative process.
There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old's life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, socially crippled adulthood, unable to deal with the real world. The other, of course, involves orcs.... John Rogers
Early voting in Georgia. On the 20th of October this old Goldwater conservative voted against both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton by casting my vote for Gary Johnson. Neither Trump or Clinton belong within a million miles of the Oval Office.
“If we must have an enemy at the head of Government, let it be one whom we can oppose, and for whom we are not responsible, who will not involve our party in the disgrace of his foolish and bad measures.”
- Alexander Hamilton. Spiritual father of #NeverTrump
Nothing unconstitutional or illegal was done today.Originally Posted by US Constitution Article I, sec 5
The ghost of Jack Kevorkian for President's Physician: 2016