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It Begins: Reid Proposes Changing Filibuster Rules

Caveat emptor Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 7:28 PM
As was pointed out corporations already don't pay taxes in the US, so why eliminate them.
IloveTHmoderators Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 7:30 PM
Because, Caveat - we want them to stay here...
Networker Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 7:40 PM
They've been paying taxes for nearly a century and have't left, they were here when taxes were higher in the Clinton era, so why would they all of a sudden just leave now?

No one should be the least bit surprised; Reid's been talking about this for awhile, and even moved unilaterally to alter long-standing Senate rules to shield his members from difficult votes last year (mission accomplished).  Filibuster "reform:" Coming soon to a Senate near you?

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Wednesday that he will try to push through a change to Senate rules that would limit the GOP’s ability to filibuster bills. Speaking in the wake of Tuesday’s election, which boosted Senate Democrats’ numbers slightly, Mr. Reid said he won’t end...