“The legislative process in Washington has gotten so dysfunctional that it doesn’t even make much sense at all anymore,” Sen. Joe Manchin said in 2011. “We have become paralyzed by the filibuster.” The Filibuster was not part of the Constitution, it was created by mistake over 200 years ago. Source: Timeline of … Continue reading Timeline of Filibuster Helps Explain Why So Many Say It Now Needs to Go
With the filibuster done, Republicans abandoned long-held practices and lifted President Trump’s nominee, Neil M. Gorsuch, with a simple majority vote. Say goodbye to the filibuster with regards to the Supreme Court … Continue reading Senate Republicans Deploy ‘Nuclear Option’ to Clear Path for Neil Gorsuch
The Senate Judiciary Committee was in position to approve the nomination of Judge Neil M. Gorsuch of Colorado later on Monday and send it to the deeply divided Senate. If the Democrats … Continue reading Senate Democrats Appear Poised to Filibuster Gorsuch Nomination
In the afterglow of their election success, Republicans prefer not to discuss the unpleasant possibility of eliminating the 60-vote threshold for their legislative priorities. The filibuster came about by mistake in the … Continue reading Hard Choice for Mitch McConnell: End the Filibuster or Preserve Tradition
FINALLY we can (sort of) get back to the “democratical*” government we are meant to be in… Continue reading Nucular* it is!
Senate Majority leader Harry Reid is finally fed up with the governmental gridlock due to other party filibustering basically every single Obama judicial appointment (on top of every other appointment.) The key … Continue reading Reid threatens Nuclear option! It’s about time!
What the Republican Party needs to do to stay relevant, or even gain back lost members. Continue reading Chuck Hagel and the State of the Republican Party
This is the MOST ridiculous law ever.. a HANDOUT to the Cell Phone companies, by politicians PAID by them! This is tantamount to the government telling you that you can’t sell your … Continue reading Unlocking Cell Phone now Illegal, and Reid hands Gov’t over to Republicans
In the past election, Obama won the election, Carl Rove freaked out on live television because the hacker group Anonymous prevented his computers from stealing the election again.. and the Republicans had … Continue reading The Concept of the Filibuster was a Mistake