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“Filibuster Reform” Is Power Grab By Harry Reid

hiimterry Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 10:58 AM
I'm sure this is largely in preparation for the fight over Supreme Court nominees. Harry is trying to clear the path for ultra-liberal justices.
Brian 2798 Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 12:57 PM
This is an excellent point. This is a preliminary battle over Obama nominations to the Supreme Court. The President will be allowed to install a crony if allowed to put a nominee on the Court, with very limited debate, with 51 votes.
Truckman Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 4:28 PM
My observation is that Obama cares not a bit what the laws or rules say;if he can't accomplish his goals through legitimate channels,he'll just write another EO to do it. He's ruling by fiat.

Make no mistake about it. This new talk about “Filibuster Reform” coming from Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) is nothing more than a power grab by liberals in the Senate. Reid has stifled debate during his rule, and he will use the pre-text of “Filibuster Reform” to bully and squelch the minority party, much like he has done for the past few years.

The Washington Times reports, “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.” Reid argued at his...